NVQ Level 3 - construction contracting operations

Develop and prove you have the necessary skills and knowledge of the technical aspects of construction operations. This NVQ Level 3 in Construction Contracting Operations covers how to operate health, safety, welfare and information systems, develop and maintain working relationships and prepare programmes and schedules of work.

Who should do it

You must be working on a construction site or office-based role in one of the following areas so that we can assess you in your place of work.

  • Technicians
  • Estimators
  • Buyers
  • Planners
  • Surveyors
  • Site Technical Support
  • Design Co-Ordinators
  • General Contracting Practitioners

What are the benefits?

Completion of this NVQ Level 3 in Construction Contracting Operations will demonstrate that you can operate consistently and competently to industry defined standards. Those who choose this Level 3 NVQ in Construction Contracting Operations will:

  • gain a credible qualification
  • progress your development and career
  • become more confident
  • understand best practice on site, including work methods and health and safety
  • apply for a Gold CSCS card after taking the CITB Health, Safety & Environment Test

How long does it take?

Most NVQs take 9-12 months to complete, but it is not uncommon for learners to finish earlier. If it takes more than a year, then there may be a charge for each extra month.

Costs and grants

This Level 3 NVQ will cost £2,035 +VAT if completed within 12 months

All our NVQs attract CITB grants to assist with the cost of learning - please contact Construction Skills for further details.

Where does it lead?

On completion of this NVQ, you could consider taking a higher qualification such as the Level 3 NVQ in Occupational Work Supervision and the Level 4 NVQ in Construction Site Supervision. Your assessor will be delighted to discuss these and any other options with you.

What level is it?

An NVQ Level 3 is equivalent to two A Levels.

Course content

Those who take this NVQ Level 3 in Construction Contracting Operations must complete six mandatory units, plus a minimum of one optional unit for Pathways 1, 2, 3 and 5, two optional units for Pathways 4 and 6, and three optional units for Pathway 7. Optional units will be confirmed at induction according to the chosen pathway.

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