Construction Contracting Operations Management

Construction Contracting Operations Management

The NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management at QCF level 6 will develop knowledge and skills applicable for individuals responsible for contracting operations within the construction industry.  It covers areas such as evaluating enquiries and submitting tenders; and identifying, assessing and evaluating project requirements.

Candidates can specialise in several different areas of Construction Contracting Operations Management:

This qualification is available through colleges and training providers.

Why deliver this qualification

This qualification offers centres flexibility and choice because of the comprehensive range of optional Units.

This NVQ Diploma at QCF level 6 can be offered in any of the following modes:

  • full-time
  • part-time (eg day-release)
  • open and distance learning
  • infill into existing classes
  • evening provision

Who does this qualification suit

The NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management at QCF level 6 is suitable for a wide range of candidates, aged 19 and over,  including:

  • adult returners to education
  • people in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects

It is likely to be of interest to Managers working in a wide range of site or office based roles in the construction industry, for example Quantity Surveyors, Buyers, Estimators, Planners and General Contractors.

Progression

Candidates who achieve this qualification will be able to progress to job roles at managerial level within the construction industry, e.g. as:

  • ·Planner
  • ·Buyer
  • ·Estimator
  • ·Quantity Surveyor
  • ·General Manager

Access

As with all SQA qualifications, entry is at the discretion of the centre.

Approval

Centres will have to come forward for approval and should contact SQA’s Business Development Team for guidance.

Assessors and verifiers must be able to meet SQA’s general requirements for technical/occupational competence as outlined in the Guide to Approval.

How to assess

Ongoing course assessment will apply. Each Unit specification gives detailed information on the Evidence Requirements and approaches to assessment for the Unit.

Qualification content and delivery tools

Qualification Structure

This qualification requires the learner to complete mandatory and optional Units.

For information on the structure of these qualifications, please refer to the Qualification Structure documents  (78 KB)

NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management: Buying at QCF Level 6

Group Award code: GK1G 84 (94 QCF credit points)

Ofqual Qualification Code: 601/5028/2

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 94 credit points: seven Mandatory Units (82 credits) plus all of the required credits from the Optional Units (minimum 12 credits).

NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management: Estimating at QCF Level 6

Group Award code: GK1C 84 (86 QCF credit points)

Ofqual Qualification Code: 601/5028/2

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 86 credit points: seven Mandatory Units (73 credits) plus all of the required credits from the Optional Units (minimum 13 credits).

NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management: General at QCF Level 6

Group Award code: GK1D 84 (81 QCF credit points)

Ofqual Qualification Code: 601/5028/2

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 81 credit points: four Mandatory Units (31 credits) plus all of the required credits from the Optional Units (minimum 50 credits).

NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management: Planning at QCF Level 6

Group Award code: GK1E 84 (90 QCF credit points)

Ofqual Qualification Code: 601/5028/2

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 90 credit points: seven Mandatory Units (78 credits) plus all of the required credits from the Optional Units (minimum 12 credits).

NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management: Quantity Surveying at QCF Level 6

Group Award code: GK1F 84 (88 QCF credit points)

Ofqual Qualification Code: 601/5028/2

Learners must achieve a minimum total of 88 credit points: seven Mandatory Units (76 credits) plus all of the required credits from the Optional Units (minimum 12 credits).

Assessment Strategy

Learner Guidance and Portfolio

Construction Contracting Operations Management Z0374 (694 KB)