Occupational Work Supervision

  • construction_courseFees £950
  • construction_course6-12 Months

50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.

Occupational Work Supervision


The NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Work Supervision is an advanced qualification designed for individuals overseeing construction site operations and teams. It validates the knowledge, skills, and competency required for effective supervision within the construction industry.


Course Overview:

This qualification focuses on enhancing leadership abilities, technical knowledge, and managerial skills essential for successful supervision in the construction sector. It confirms a supervisor's competency to oversee and manage site operations efficiently. As a work-related, competence-based qualification, it provides confirmation to employers, industry managers and card schemes that the learner has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally recognised standard to carry out the role.


Course Benefits:

  • Access to the CSCS Card
  • Streamlined assessment process
  • No exams or classroom-based elements
  • Lifetime qualification validity
  • Enhanced career prospects
  • Fast track options available



This qualification targets individuals currently working and seeking recognition for their prior learning and experience in the field. The Gold CSCS Cards

card signifies a higher level of proficiency and competency. To obtain this card, individuals must:

  • Pass the CITB Specialist Supervisors Health, Safety & Environment Test. To book, Click Here


Course Structure:

To attain this qualification, candidates must complete a set of mandatory units focusing on supervisory skills, health and safety regulations, team management, and operational planning within a construction context:

  • Confirming Work Activities and Resources for an Occupational Work Area in the Workplace
  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • Confirming the Occupational Method of Work in the Workplace
  • Implementing and Maintaining Health, Safety, Environmental, and Welfare Practices in the Workplace
  • Co-ordinating and Organising Work Operations in the Workplace
  • Monitoring Progress of Work Against Schedules in the Workplace

Additionally, candidates must complete two of the following units:

  • Allocating and Monitoring the Use of Plant, Machinery, Equipment, or Vehicles in the Workplace
  • Confirming Work Meets Contractual, Industry, and Manufacturers' Standards in the Workplace
  • Implementing Procedures to Support Team Performance in the Workplace
  • Co-ordinating and Confirming the Dimensional Control Requirements of the Work in the Workplace


Assessment Process:

Our assessment methods for NVQ Level 3 in Occupational Work Supervision are comprehensive, ensuring a thorough evaluation of practical skills, theoretical understanding, and operational decision-making. Methods include practical skills observation, evidence review (videos, photographs), knowledge questioning, professional discussion, and witness testimony.



Supported by the CSCS Cards, this qualification is acknowledged by the industry. The CSCS Cards recognises skills, knowledge, understanding, competence, and qualifications in construction roles.


Next Steps:

Are you ready to progress as a certified as Competent Supervisor professional? For enrollment and further assistance, contact us at 0208 983 8800.


NVQ Funding eligibility and claim process: 

Eligibility for the CITB Grant scheme extends to all construction companies registered with CITB, encompassing smaller enterprises exempt from the levy (those with a wage bill below £80k). The grant applies to directly employed staff and subcontractors.

Claimable Amounts and Application Procedure: From April 1st, 2023, CITB registered companies can claim:

£600 for Level 2 NVQs
£1200 for Level 3-4 NVQs
£1500 for Level 6-7 NVQs

Upon NVQ completion, submitting a CITB Grant application form with necessary details and learners’ certificates to grant.claimforms@citb.co.uk initiates the claim process, typically taking around 4 weeks for processing.


Who is this qualification for?

This qualification is suitable for:

  • An NVQ in construction is a valuable qualification that showcases your skills and proficiency within your trade. It serves as proof of your competence and demonstrates your capability to work effectively and safely. When paired with a CSCS Card, this qualification confirms your expertise to individuals who haven't observed you at work, like prospective employers, site managers, or new clients. It's a trusted validation of your abilities and experience in the construction industry.

Frequently asked questions

All of our assessors are industry competent and qualified. You will be assigned one Assessor/Tutor throughout the duration of the course so you know who to deal with and build that important rapport. There is no limit to the support you can ask for.

No. There are no requirements for you to attend our centre. You will study in you own time and meet our assessor at your work to carry out site visits and assessments.

Yes, if you need a CSCS card while you are doing your qualification, you can apply for the Experienced Worker card. You can request this card as soon as we have enrolled you on the NVQ (you will also need to pass the CITB Health, Safety, and Environment Test). To apply for the temporary card, we will email you your proof of enrollment, which you must submit to CSCS. You will then upgrade to the Skilled Worker card once you have finished the qualification.

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50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.