Diploma in Construction Management

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Enhance your career prospects without paying a penny, with this free construction course from Oxford Home Study Centre.  Choose from an exclusive range of free construction certifications online, including this advanced Level 5 Diploma of Building and Construction free to take from anywhere in the world. Our fully endorsed online construction courses provide a detailed introduction to the organisational and technical skills needed to build a successful career in this dynamic field.  Key topics covered over the course of eight self-paced modules include performing preliminary site investigations, how to effectively organise a construction site, management of construction materials and equipment, storage management, quality control and many more besides.  Enjoy the freedom to study at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed.  Start your free Level 5 Construction Management Certificate today, or contact a member of our admissions team for more information.

By the end of this course the learner will be able to:

  • Discuss the key features of the Construction industry
  • Understand the Role of Construction Supervisor
  • Describe the importance of Construction Supervision, Inspecting and Testing Procedures.
  • Describe the classification of different types of buildings for planning and design.
  • Understand the criteria for Location and Site Selection.
  • Explain the importance of having a proper site layout plan for a construction project.
  • Describe procedures involved in site organisation.
  • Explain equipment management organisation and equipment management information services
  • Discuss the various aspects of spare parts inventory
  • Describe ABC analysis of stock planning
  • Explain the importance of inspection and maintenance programmes.
  • Describe the scope of material management.
  • Explain the issues relating to purchase and storage of materials.
  • Describe the integrated materials management approach.
  • Identify the role of material management in construction.
  • Describe the Elements of Purchasing
  • Understand the Material Purchasing System
  • Discuss the role of Warehouses or Stores in construction management.
  • Explain the various features of Vendor Management
  • Describe the importance of Learning Cycle and Training in Vendor Management
  • Define quality control and discuss the economic objectives of quality control.
  • Describe field quality control and explain the ways and means of achieving field quality control.
  • Explain the advantages and disadvantages of contractor quality control.

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime.


This Free Diploma in Construction Management course covers the following modules:

Unit 1 - Construction Management - An Introduction

Unit 2 - Preliminary Site Investigation and Assessment

Unit 3 - Site Organisation in Construction industry

Unit 4 - Management of Construction Equipment

Unit 5 - Management of Construction Materials

Unit 6 - Storage Management

Unit 7 - Purchasing and Vendor Management

Unit 8 - Quality Control for Construction Works



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Course Level Certificate
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing