Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management (QCF)

Who is this NVQ suitable for?

Senior managers in the construction industry working in a wide range of job roles.

What does it cover?

Under the Qualification and Credit Framework NVQs now attract credits that can be used towards subsequent further and higher education courses.

The structure of this qualification is outlined below. The combination of mandatory and optional units must provide a minimum credit value of 144.

Mandatory units - Credit value required: 59.

Unit Number Title Unit Reference Number Unit Credits
Unit 1: Manage teams in construction A/600/6828 16
Unit 2: Lead and participate in meetings in construction management T/600/6830 12
Unit 3: Provide ethical advice, judgement and service in construction management A/600/6831 20
Unit 4: Develop self and others in construction management J/600/6833 11

Optional units

Learners must select units from two of the three groups below. Credit value required: minimum 85.

Optional group for project development

Unit Number Title Unit Reference Number Unit Credits
Unit 5: Prepare and agree a project brief and development programme in construction D/600/6837 24
Unit 6: Manage design development and processes in construction H/600/6838 22
Unit 7: Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments in construction management K/600/6839 20
Unit 8: Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements in construction management D/600/6840 17
Unit 9: Manage marketing and customer service in construction organisations F/600/6863 13

Optional group for procurement contracts and budgets

Unit Number Title Unit Reference Number Unit Credits
Unit 10: Establish project procurement arrangements in construction management H/600/6841 18
Unit 11: Implement strategic sourcing partnerships in construction management T/600/6844 17
Unit 12: Manage procurement processes in construction management F/600/6846 17
Unit 13: Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders in construction management L/600/6848 14
Unit 14: Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded in construction management L/600/6851 18
Unit 15: Control organisational and project income and expenditure in construction management T/600/6861 11

Optional group for project control

Unit Number Title Unit Reference Number Unit Credits
Unit 16: Manage project risks and opportunities in construction R/600/8309 9
Unit 17: Manage project processes in construction D/600/6854 12
Unit 18: Manage project evaluation and feedback in construction H/600/8296 8
Unit 19: Control project outcomes in construction T/600/6858 17
Unit 20: Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes in construction management A/600/6862 18
Unit 21: Manage project completion in construction L/600/6865 13