Level 6 NVQ in Construction Contracting Operations Management - Estimating

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Qualification structure below specifies the combination of units that need to be achieved for the individual to be awarded the qualification to work as a specialist in estimating.


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L6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Management - Estimating

Minimum Credit Value: 86

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 86 credits need to be attained. This comprises the 7 mandatory units plus 1 unit from the optional unit group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 73 | Units Required: 7

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Plan, allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility
Credits: 5 Level: 4 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Obtain tenders and appoint successful contractors in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 12 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Maintain health, safety and welfare system in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 10 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Identify, assess and evaluate project requirements in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 18 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Evaluate enquiries and submit tenders in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 12 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 8 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Chair meetings and take decisions in construction contracting operations management
Credits: 8 Level: 6 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 13 | Units Required: 1

Title Credits Level More info
Specify and control production documents in construction contracting operations management 18 6 More info
Prepare procurement schedules and programmes of works in construction contracting operations management 16 6 More info
Prepare and agree contract accounts and entitlement in construction contracting operations management 14 6 More info
Plan measured surveys in construction contracting operations management 14 6 More info
Optimise and control contract progress and costs in construction contracting operations management 13 6 More info
Implement strategic and integrated supply chain management and sourcing partnerships in construction contracting operations management 20 6 More info
Evaluate work methods and programme in construction contracting operations management 13 6 More info
Establish the condition of property in construction contracting operations management 14 6 More info
Develop and agree detailed project designs in construction contracting operations management 20 6 More info
Control contract work in construction contracting operations management 13 6 More info
Analyse, monitor and optimise materials, plant and services in construction contracting operations management 13 6 More info