|Course Level||Level 3|
|Awarding Body||ABC AWARDS|
|Study Method||Distance Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Recommended Study Hours|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
An industry that offers extraordinary career potential and long-term stability, the role of the construction manager is one of huge rewards. Recent studies have shown that in the region of 200,000 new jobs in the construction industry will be created in Britain alone by 2018. This incredible figure illustrates just how increasingly-relevant the role of the construction manager/supervisor is, along with the potential the sector holds for those with the required skills. On a global basis, demand for professionally-competent construction workers has never been greater. Quite simply, there has never been a better time to consider stepping into this vibrant and dynamic industry sector.
Online construction management certificate, lays the rock-solid foundation upon which to begin building an outstanding life-long career. No prior knowledge or experience is required to get the very most out of this certificate, which introduces every important skill, concept and theoretical teaching required. Over the course of six intensive modules, candidates are gradually guided through contemporary construction industry fundamentals and the role of the construction manager. Course content on this construction management certificate online, outlines a range of construction specifics, including estimating, cost control, budget forecasting, planning and scheduling, people management, resource management and more.
Successful candidates will have the opportunity to pursue positions with established construction companies, or go into business for themselves as a private contractor/consultant.
Construction management certificate, is delivered over six in-depth modules:
Module 1 – The Construction Industry
A broad overview of the contemporary construction industry begins the course in module one, which also guides candidates through the duties and responsibilities of construction managers/supervisors. Along with an exploration of critical testing and inspection processes, candidates are guided through a series of key productivity and labour quality teachings.
Module 2 – Project Management and Administration
The second course module focuses primarily on the three most important phases of any construction project - Initiation, Execution and Control. Each phase broken down and explored in-depth, alongside an overview of the project life cycle and a series of important administrative considerations/responsibilities.
Module 3 – Construction Cost Estimating
The importance of accurate estimating of costs is discussed and explored in-depth in Module 3. Course content outlines the way in which a variety of external and internal influences/pressures can affect project budgets and costs, along with how to go about initial estimating processes and subsequent project budgeting.
Module 4 – Site Organization
The logistics of organising and controlling the site itself represents the primary core focus of Module 4. A wide variety of associated considerations and challenges are discussed, including equipment movement and storage, materials handling and storage, accommodation, essential site access and more.
Module 5 – Material Management
A more intensive exploration of professional material management follows in Module 5, which introduces candidates to integrated materials management strategies and associated challenges. Along with effective and efficient approaches to material management, course content outlines how the success and efficiency of building projects in general can be affected by material management practices.
Module 6 – Human Resource Management
Bringing the course to a conclusion, the final module explores the most important resources of all in contemporary construction – human resources. Course content guides candidates through an introduction to key personnel and their respective duties, along with efficient human resource deployment, strategies for enhancing employee retention, ongoing training programs, initial employee induction and the basics of recruitment.
£75 Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementby ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that OHSC has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Q. How does Distance / Online Learning work?
All our courses offer the flexibility of learning. These are divided into units. After each course unit the student is required to complete and submit an assignment. Students work through each unit at your own pace. There are no deadlines for completing and submitting the assignments. Tutor marks the assignment and uploads the result on the portal. The student then moves on to the next unit and this way completes the course. All the submitted work is assessed by the awarding body at the moderation stage. Recognised Certificate is issued by the awarding body.
Q. When can I start the course?
You can start the course anytime. The enrolments are continued throughout the year.
Q. What is the enrolment process?
Enrolment process is very simple. After you have chosen the course you wish to take you can just fill in an online form and we will send you invoice for the course fee. On receipt of payment we will give you course access and your course tutor will contact you as well. You can even start right now by paying the course fee online.
Q. Can I take up the course if I am not in the UK?
Yes, you can. All our courses can be taken up and completed from anywhere around the world. If you are an international student you will enjoy the same support as any other student within the UK does.
Q. How long does it take to complete the course?
This entirely depends on you that how much time you dedicate to your studies and how fast you intend to complete the course. We have provided estimated study hours for each course on the course page. You can plan your study according to your own schedule.
Q. Will I get tutor support?
Yes. all our courses come will one to one tutor support. This support is available for duration of the course. Once you will enrol on the course you will be allocated an experience tutor who will guide you throughout the course. The tutor will mark your assignments and will provide you feedback on your submitted work. You can contact your tutor through email.
Q. Can I retake the assignment if I fail it once?
Yes, In that case your tutor will ask you to resubmit your assignment and will highlight the areas where you need improvement.
Q. Is there any deadline for submitting the assignments?
No, there are no deadlines for the submission of assignments. Students work at their own pace and plan their study according to their own schedule. However you will submit one assignment at a time so that the tutor can mark one and can give you feedback. Following which you can move on to your next unit and assignment.
Q. Do I need to sit an exam at the end?
All our courses are assignment based. Your submitted work is assessed throughout the course. There is no final exam at the end.
Q. Do I need to purchase any text books?
College provides comprehensive course materials containing all the relevant information you require to complete the course. All this is all included in the course fee. However we encourage our students to undertake additional study on the topics. For further help we have provided additional supporting material on the portal. There are also useful links relevant to the course you are studying.
Q. English is not my first language can I still complete the course?
All our courses have been specially written for home study keeping in mind that our students come from all parts of the world and English is not the first language for most of them. Our course materials are written in easy to understand English. If you have basic English skills you can easily complete the course.
Q. What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements for most of our courses. All you need to have is the motivation and commitment for completing the course.