NVQ Level 7 - Construction Senior Management

Qualification overview

Develop and prove you have the skills needed to be a knowledgeable, competent senior site manager and gain an industry recognised route to full CIOB member application. This NVQ Level 7 in Construction Senior Management covers all aspects of higher responsibilities that senior managers have to control and will help progress your development and career.

Who the qualification is aimed at

This work-based qualification is aimed at learners who are leading and controlling projects in construction - for example, managers with responsibility for procurement, estimation or design. It can lead to employment at senior management level and is recognised by the Chartered Institute of Building as meeting professional standards at MCIOB level.

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.

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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

To complete this NVQ Level 7 in Construction Senior Management, the candidate will need to complete the six mandatory units and should achieve at least 62 credits from a minimum of two optional modules

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 7 NVQ will cost £2,630 +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?

Those who achieve this NVQ can progress to senior management job roles within construction, with responsibility for project operational management and oversight and/or financial control of the whole project. They may use the qualification to achieve professional membership of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB).

What level is it?

An NVQ Level 7 is equivalent to a Masters degree.

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