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Level 4 - Construction Site Supervisor

An Edexcel delivered National Vocational Qualification



Relevant health and safety legislation



Site plans and hazard avoidance


Upon successful completion of this qualification, candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of Competency.

Course Details

Who Attends?

This qualification is designed for those who undertake the duties of construction site supervisors or assistant managers. Construction site supervisors will have responsibility for other people in their occupation and clearly be decision makers. Their duties include Controlling work progress against agreed programmes, maintaining systems for health, safety, welfare and environmental protection and Allocating and monitoring the use of plant, equipment or machinery

The Aim?

This qualification is the ideal route to gaining the Gold CSCS card and enabling access to work on bigger sites with larger organisations.

Qualification Content

There are six pathways to the qualification which are selected by the learner:

• Building and Civil Engineering
• Highways Maintenance and Repair
• Residential Development
• Conservation
• Demolition
• Tunnelling

Knowledge Requited

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however potential candidates must be able to demonstrate to us that they can meet the skills and knowledge requirements of the NVQ before enrolment. This process is carried out from distance using our initial profiling tool. We will never enrol any learner onto an NVQ program until we have confirmed that the qualification is actually achievable.

Methods Used

The process begins with a profiling session to confirm that you are registering onto the right qualification
Proof of experience, much of it in the form of work related documents and photographs, is collected in a portfolio – this can be done via Dropbox, email or a hard copy file.

A Visiting Assessor will review your portfolio of evidence with you, and carry out observations of you at work
Your knowledge of your work role is captured through either written questions and answers, reflective accounts or a professional discussion with your Assessor, which is often the preferred route.

Additional Information

There are 14 mandatory units included in the NVQ Level 4 Construction Site Supervision qualification – we map your evidence against these for you. The units include:

Developing and Maintaining Good Occupational Working Relationships in the Workplace
Maintaining Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection in the Workplace
Assessing and Recommending Work Methods for Carrying Out Site Operations in the Workplace
Planning Activities and Resources to Meet Work Requirements in the Workplace
Coordinating and Organising the Control of Work in the Workplace
Controlling Work Progress Against Agreed Programmes in the Workplace
Allocating and Monitoring the Use of Plant, Equipment or Machinery in the Workplace
Maintaining Supplies of Materials to Meet Project Requirements in the Workplace
Implementing Communication Systems for Construction Projects in the Workplace
Maintaining the Dimensional Accuracy of the Work in the Workplace
Controlling Work Against Agreed Standards in the Workplace
Contributing to the Control of Work Quantities and Costs in the Workplace
Co-ordinating Preparation Work for Site or Lifting Operations in the Workplace
Allocating Work and Checking People’s Performance in the Workplace

On completion of this qualification you will be able to apply for a CSCS Gold Supervisors Card through the CITB.


On sucessful completion of this qualification you will be awarded an Edexcel Accredited Certificate.


At your chosen site location.


Our assessors are fully flexible and can fit around your schedules.

What Our Customers Are Saying

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“Excellent customer service, extremely knowledgeable and really helpful in responding to training queries. We would definitely recommend CMT”

Marie, Riteweld Engineering

“The training went very well, at a good steady pace throughout. I had excellent support which without I wouldn’t have got through the course.On various courses with different training providers, I never got this level of support throughout and even felt neglected at times.

The Fulbourn centre has excellent facilities which were great to learn and develop in.”

Dale, Bouygues

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