50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.
Ofqual code: 600/3377/0
The (NVQ) Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision will develop knowledge and skills required for occupational work supervision within the construction industry.
This qualification covers the following areas:
The qualification is designed to train people as supervisors to recognised industry standards. It is aimed at those in work or those who are looking for recognition of their prior learning and experience.
Learners who achieve this qualification can use it to gain employment, to advance in the sector, or to work towards another qualification (see Progression).
The primary purpose of this qualification is to confirm the learner’s occupational competence as a work supervisor. As a competence-based qualification, it will provide confirmation to employers and industry managers, and to card schemes, that someone who holds the qualification has the skills and knowledge needed to meet the nationally-recognised standard to carry out the role.
The qualification is assessed by completing a portfolio of evidence. The assessor can work alongside the learner to confirm that they have met the requirements of the qualification and that they are therefore competent in their role.
Learners prove their competence by being observed by the assessor as they carry out their normal work activities competently and to the industry standard. They will also show that they are complying with currently legislation and company procedures.
The assessment process will ensure that the learner can:
The qualification is designed to meet the following objectives:
This qualification is supported by the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).
CSCS provides a registration card scheme acknowledged by industry for those involved in construction. The scheme recognises skills, knowledge and understanding, competence and qualifications.
As this is a competence-based qualification, learners will be acquiring the knowledge and skills required through on-the-job experience.
To achieve the whole qualification learners need a minimum of 67 credits and must complete five mandatory units plus two optional units.
Entry to the qualification is at the discretion of the centre.
This qualification is mainly taken by individuals employed in technical, supervisory and management roles.
This qualification is suitable for: