Oxford Home Study Centre provides a complete range of construction site management courses, complete with all required study materials and expert tutor support. This exclusive Level 5 Site Management Diploma takes place over 11 detailed modules, each concluding with an assessment for submission to your assigned tutor:
Module 1. Introduction to Construction Management
The first module introduces candidates to both the field of construction management and the wider construction industry. The primary functions and objectives of construction management are discussed, along with the main responsibilities of key construction management personnel and an introduction to inspection and testing procedures.
Module 2. Site Management Basics
A more focused exploration of construction site management follows in module two, in which candidates consider the characteristics of an effective site layout and the importance of forward planning. The logistics of organising a construction site in accordance with the requirements of the project are also discussed.
Module 3. Construction Criteria
The various criteria that must be considered when selecting a location for a construction project are detailed and discussed in module three. Course content also examines the different types of buildings and building classifications, common challenges to effective construction site selection and more.
Module 4. Equipment Planning
An introduction to procurement in construction site management follows in module four, which discusses the different ways construction equipment can be financed. The benefits and drawbacks of hire purchase (HP) contracts are examined, along with the importance of careful equipment planning and budgeting for procurement.
Module 5. Material Handling
The importance of strategic material handling is discussed in the fifth module, which details the responsibilities of the site manager where material storage and movement is concerned. The integrated materials management methodology is also discussed, along with the basics of materials procurement and common materials management challenges.
Module 6. Manpower Planning for Construction Projects
Human resource management in construction is explored in module six, in which candidates learn how to measure and assess manpower requirements for construction projects. Course content covers initial recruitment and selection processes, the importance of effective deployment and delegation, provision of high-quality training and more.
Module 7. Contractual and Legal Responsibilities within a Construction Project
Important legal responsibilities and contractual considerations are examined in module seven, which presents and discusses the most common contracts and agreements in construction. The purpose and benefits of consumer protection are also discussed, along with a brief introduction to contractual law terminology.
Module 8. Construction Site Traffic Management
Construction site traffic management and its connections with workforce health and safety are discussed in the case module. Candidates learn how to create, implement and optimise an effective site traffic management plan, along with the potential consequences of substandard site traffic management.
Module 9. Project Planning, Control and Monitoring for Construction
A detailed breakdown of the construction project life cycle is presented in module nine, in which each of its component phases is examined in detail. Candidates are familiarised with the project initiation phase, the design and planning phase, and the execution and control phase, along with the importance of detailed planning in construction.
Module 10. Managing the Quality of Construction Site Work
Module 10 turns attention to quality control, guiding candidates through the process of determining an acceptable quality standard and taking ownership of quality throughout the project. Field quality control is also discussed, along with the advantages and disadvantages of contractor quality control and more.
Module 11. Managing Security and Risk in Construction Work
Concluding the course, module 11 explores the fundamentals of risk management from the perspective of a construction site manager. The characteristics of an effective risk management strategy are discussed, along with guidelines for performing an effective risk assessment and how to both categorise and mitigate threats at a variety of levels.
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Our exclusive Level 5 Site Management Diploma is ideal for the most ambitious candidates with the very highest positions in their sights. Work towards a senior role with an established employer, or take the first step towards setting up solo and becoming your own boss. Build the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to explore a world of incredible career opportunities at home and abroad. Established construction site managers can earn anything from £30,000 to more than £70,000, depending on location and experience.
Who Should Take This Course?
Oxford Home Study Centre welcomes enthusiastic candidates from all over the world, with no deadlines or time-restrictions on any of our courses. This exclusiveLevel 5 Site Management Diploma may be of particular interest to the following candidates:
Applicants pursuing advanced construction management roles
Newcomers looking to get started at an advanced level
Members of the workforce pursuing promotion
Anyone considering starting their own construction business
Construction business owners working on their skills
Jobseekers looking to boost their CVs and employability
If you’re ready to get started, we’re standing by to welcome you on board. Sign up for this endorsed Level 5 Site Management Diploma today, or contact Oxford Home Study Centre anytime for more information.