Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management-Residential Development

  • construction_courseFees £1950
  • construction_courseDuration 1-2 Years


NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management


The NVQ Level 6 Construction Site Management qualification is designed to validate and confirm the expertise, skills, and competency of individuals in the role of Construction Site Managers. It offers a comprehensive understanding of managing construction sites efficiently, aligning with industry standards and regulations. This NVQ Level 6 qualification is a hallmark of expertise and proficiency in Construction Site Management, providing learners with a recognized pathway to career advancement within the construction industry.

Course Overview:

This qualification serves as a testament to the learner's occupational competence as a Construction Site Manager. It is a competency-based certification, signifying the learner's adeptness, knowledge, and capability to fulfill the responsibilities of this crucial role within the construction industry. Upon completion, it provides tangible confirmation to employers, industry managers, and accreditation schemes regarding the learner's proficiency.

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 Black CSCS Cards

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

  • Pass the CITB Managers and Professional Test. To book, Click Here

Course Structure:

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

Complete all mandatory units

  • Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
  • Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace
  • Establishing, Implementing and Maintaining Systems for Managing Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace
  • Evaluating and Selecting Work Methods to Meet Project or Operational Requirements in the Workplace
  • Monitoring Construction Related Project Activities in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Quality Standards in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace
  • Managing Personal Development in a Construction-related Workplace
  • Providing and Monitoring Construction-related Customer Service in the Workplace
  • Establishing, Controlling and Monitoring Environmental Factors and Sustainability in the Workplace
  • Planning the Preparation of the Site for the Project or Operation in the Workplace
  • Ensuring that Work Activities and Resources Meet Project Work Requirements in the Workplace
  • Organising Controlling and Monitoring Supplies of Materials in the Workplace
  • Establishing and Monitoring Communication Systems and Organisational Procedures in the Workplace
  • Establishing Project Dimensional Control Criteria in the Workplace
  • Evaluating Feedback Information and Recommending Improvements in the Workplace
  • Planning and Scheduling the Maintenance or Remedial Activities of Property, Systems or Services in the Workplace
  • Managing the Handover of the Construction Project in the Workplace
  • Identifying and Enabling Learning Opportunities for Given Work Teams in the Workplace

Optional Units – candidates must complete one unit

  • Contributing to the Identification of Work Teams in the Workplace
  • Identifying, Allocating and Planning the Deployment and Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace
  • Controlling Project Quantities and Costs in the Workplace

Assessment Process:

The qualification assessment involves compiling a portfolio of evidence that outlines the learner's activities, tasks, and achievements in the workplace. This evidence includes observations, professional discussions, witness testimony, and supporting documents. An assigned assessor guides the learner throughout the process, ensuring they meet the qualification's requirements and exhibit competence in their managerial role. Learners will demonstrate their competence by executing routine work activities proficiently, complying with industry standards, legal protocols, and company procedures. The assessment process verifies the learner's ability to interpret instructions accurately, manage resources effectively, and oversee construction sites to nationally recognized standards. It ensures they can complete tasks within specified timelines and according to prescribed specifications.


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 Site Manager 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.

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.

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.

Complete the Manager and Professional CITB Test and apply online with your completed NVQ qualification certificate. If you know which type of test to take, you can contact us on our Online Service and book you CSCS test.

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