|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Take your career in construction to the next level starting right now, with this advanced Construction Site Supervisor Course! Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer a complete range of endorsed Construction Site Management Courses, suitable for newcomers and experienced employees alike. Study the field of construction management at an advanced level, exploring the primary duties and responsibilities of the contemporary site manager. Build the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to progress through the ranks, or perhaps set up your own construction business from scratch. Whether pursuing promotion or considering a radical change in direction, our Construction Site Management Courses Online have you and your career covered! Sign up today, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information.
Why Study Site Management?
A career in construction management could take you places you never dreamed possible. For some, it’s all about progressing towards high-flying leadership positions with established construction companies. For others, the dream is to set up solo and start a new business from scratch. Qualified construction managers also have the option of offering their services on a contractual or freelance basis. Fulfilling and financially rewarding in equally high measures, construction management careers open the door to limitless possibilities on a global basis. Wherever you see yourself in five years’ time, you’ll be a step closer to making it happen with an endorsed Level 4 Site Management Diploma on your CV.
Oxford Home Study Centre offers an exclusive range of distance learning programmes for current and prospective site managers. This endorsed Level 4 Site Management Diploma provides a detailed and intensive introduction to the field, delivered over a series of nine modules as follows:
Module 1. Introduction to Construction Management
A detailed overview of the contemporary construction industry is presented in the first module, along with the primary duties and responsibilities of the construction site manager. The functions and objectives of construction site management are also discussed, alongside important inspection and testing procedures on construction sites.
Module 2. Site Management Basics
The fundamentals of construction site management are outlined and explored in module two, which also brings the benefits of effective site management into discussion. The mechanics and logistics of successfully managing a construction site are discussed, along with the importance of forward planning.
Module 3. Construction Site Selection Criteria
Module three introduces candidates to the various factors to be considered when choosing the location for a construction project. Criteria that can affect the suitability or otherwise of a proposed site are discussed, along with the different types of buildings, the different building classifications and their respective characteristics and requirements.
Module 4. Manpower Planning for Construction Projects
Human resource management from the site manager’s perspective is explored in module four, which details each major HR process and responsibility. Examples of which include initial recruitment and selection, workforce training and development, deployment and delegation, the art of effective motivation and how to maintain strong employee relations.
Module 5. Contractual and Legal Responsibilities within a Construction Project
An introduction to contractual law follows in module five, which details and discusses the most important contracts and agreements in construction. The objectives and importance of consumer protection are also discussed, along with the legal responsibilities of the construction manager and the potential consequences of failing to meet them.
Module 6. Construction Site Traffic Management
The benefits of effective and efficient site traffic movement are discussed in module six, which presents a detailed breakdown of a viable site traffic management plan. The relationship between site traffic management and workforce health and safety is also discussed, along with the consequences of ineffective site traffic management.
Module 7. Project Planning, Control and Monitoring for Construction
Project management in the construction industry is explored in module seven, presenting candidates with a detailed breakdown of the project life cycle and its component stages. The project initiation phase, the design and planning phase, and the execution and control phase are examined independently and as part of a collective whole.
Module 8. Managing the Quality of Construction Site Work
Module eights seeks to define what ‘quality’ means in construction management, along with the role of the construction site manager in making sure quality standards are upheld at all times. Guidelines for achieving field quality control are also presented, along with the potential pros and cons of contractor quality control.
Module 9. Managing Security and Risk in Construction Work
In the ninth and final unit, candidates consider a series of interconnected security and risk management issues in construction. The importance of prioritising workplace health and safety is discussed, along with how to perform an effective risk assessment and an overview of typical threats/risks in the field of construction management.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
Quality Licence Scheme have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. Quality Licence Scheme combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, Quality Licence Scheme also offer 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.
If you consider yourself to be a natural multitasker who’s unafraid of even the biggest challenges, a career in site management could be ideal. This exclusive Level 4 Site Management Diploma has been designed to lay the foundation for a high-flying career in senior leadership. Whether the dream is to secure a lucrative role with an established business or set up solo and become your own boss, there’s no better time to get started than right now. Average salaries in the field of construction management hover around the £30,000 mark and up.
Who Should Take This Course?
At Oxford Home Study Centre, we exclusively offer the highest-quality distance learning opportunities for ambitious candidates worldwide. This endorsed Level 4 Site Management Diploma may prove of particular interest to the following applicants:
From start to finish, your assigned tutor will provide the support you need to gain maximum value from your studies. Sign up for this Level 4 Site Management Diploma today, or contact the admissions team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information.