Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management

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 competent Senior Manager or Director within the construction industry.

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On completion of your NVQ qualification, along with passing the relevant CITB HS&E test you will be able to apply for the CSCS Managers Card.


L7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management

Minimum Credit Value: 144

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 144 credits need to be attained. This comprises of 59 credits from the Mandatory Group, plus 6 Optional Units totalling 85 credits which must be achieved from at least two of the three Optional Groups.

Group A - Mandatory Units - Learners must achieve a minimum of 59 credits from this Mandatory Group.

Group B1 - Project Development Units - Learners must achieve a minimum of 30 credits from units in this Optional Group.

Group B2 - Procurement Contracts & Budgets Units - Learners must achieve a minimum of 25 credits from the units in this Optional Group.

Group B3 - Project Control Units - Learners must achieve a minimum of 30 credits from the units in this Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 59 | Units Required: 4

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Provide ethical advice, judgement and service in construction management
Credits: 20 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Manage teams in construction
Credits: 16 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Lead and participate in meetings in construction management
Credits: 12 Level: 5 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Develop self and others in construction management
Credits: 11 Level: 6 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 85 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level More info
Group B1 - Prepare and agree a brief and development programme in construction management 24 7 More info
Group B1 - Manage marketing and customer service in construction organisations 13 7 More info
Group B1 - Manage design development and processes in construction management 22 7 More info
Group B1 - Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements in construction management 17 6 More info
Group B1 - Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments in construction management 20 7 More info
Group B2 - Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders in construction management 14 6 More info
Group B2 - Manage procurement processes in construction management 17 7 More info
Group B2 - Implement strategic sourcing partnerships in construction management 17 7 More info
Group B2 - Establish project procurement arrangements in construction management 18 7 More info
Group B2 - Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded in construction 18 7 More info
Group B2 - Control organisational and project income and expenditure in construction management 11 7 More info
Group B3 - Manage project risks and opportunities in construction 9 7 More info
Group B3 - Manage project processes in construction 12 7 More info
Group B3 - Manage project evaluation and feedback in construction 8 7 More info
Group B3 - Manage project completion in construction management 13 6 More info
Group B3 - Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes in construction management 18 7 More info
Group B3 - Control projects outcomes in construction management 17 7 More info