NVQ Level 4 - Construction Site Supervision

Residential development (construction)

Qualification overview

Develop and prove you have the skills needed to be a knowledgeable, qualified construction site supervisor for residential development. This NVQ Level 4 qualification includes health and safety, planning, programming, working with others, maintaining good working relationships, customer service and quality control.

You must be working on a construction site or in an office-based role so that we can assess you in your place of work. This course is suitable for trainee/assistant site managers, supervisors and anyone who wishes to progress to these positions.

Who the qualification is aimed at

This work-based qualification is aimed at learners who are working, or want to work, in the construction industry.

It could lead to employment as a supervisor or manager within a chosen specialist technical activity, such as building and civil engineering, highways and maintenance repair or residential development.

Reasons to study an NVQ with us

Unrivalled expertise

You can be assured all our assessors are fully qualified, all having worked within the industry for years, acquiring extensive knowledge of the industry.

Specialist trainers

We have been delivering construction NVQs, not only to major builders but to the whole industry in excess of 20 years.

two people on site in site safety clothing and hard hats inspecting brickwork

Flexibility to suit you

We work around you, using a range of assessment methods coupled with the online E-portfolio, enabling you the flexibility to complete the NVQ at a pace to suit you, and your working life.


Whilst this isn’t a new thing, 24-7 access to your eportfolio means that you can upload evidence at a time to suit you – not within the restrictions of a set timeframe. Coupled with a phone app to capture evidence on the go, quickly/efficiently.

Qualification content

Those who take this NVQ Level 4 in Construction Site Supervision must complete six mandatory units from Group A, plus one of the two pathways. They must complete the requirements for the selected pathway, including the mandatory and, where offered, optional units.

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 NVQ Level 4 costs £2,270 +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 NVQ Level 6 in Construction Site Management (Construction) or the NVQ Level 6 in Construction Contracting Operations Management. Your assessor will be delighted to discuss these and any other options with you.

What level is it?

An NVQ Level 4 is equivalent to three A-Levels.

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