Site Management - Level 5
Course Level Level 5
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 320 Hours Approx
Entry Requirements No Entry Requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 100.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 540
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Pay in Instalments
£ 160 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 40 / Month
Total Fee: £ 640
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Site Manager Course

Are you a born multitasker and a natural critical thinker?  Would you enjoy a career dedicated to moulding and shaping the world around you?  If so, this exclusive Level 5 Site Manager Course could be right up your street!  Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to offer a complete range of endorsed Site Manager Courses, suitable for newcomers and experienced members of the workforce alike.  Study a detailed breakdown of the construction project lifecycle, along with the functions and objectives of Construction Site Management.  Explore key topics such as equipment planning, material handling, site selection criteria, manpower planning, contract law and general legal responsibilities, as you work your way towards an endorsed Level 5 Site Management Diploma.  Sign up for our exclusive Site Manager Courses Online, or contact our admissions team anytime for more information.

Why Study Site Management?

The global construction sector is one of few to demonstrate consistent resilience in the face of economic and political pressures.  Whatever happens, the world will always need talented construction managers and the businesses they represent.  Construction managers take ownership of every key responsibility throughout the lifecycle of the project.  From initial site selection to workforce deployment and supervision right through to quality control and risk management, the construction manager is responsible for ensuring all objectives are achieved.  Whether the dream is to secure a lucrative position with an established employer or to set up your own business from scratch, this exclusive Level 5 Site Management Diploma could lay the foundation for the career of your dreams.

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.

Oxford Home Study offers some free certificate courses in construction management. Explore now on our website. 

Paying in Instalments: £640(interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £160

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £40

Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £540

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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 ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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 5 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. ABC Awards/Certa 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.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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, ABC Awards and Certa Awards 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. 

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.

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