Level 7 NVQ in Construction Senior Management

This NVQ is eligible for a CITB qualification grant.

The Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management is for learners who work in, or who want to work in, a senior management role in the construction sector. 

The qualification gives learners the opportunity to:

  • develop the technical skills, role-related knowledge and understanding, and behaviours required to work in a wide range of construction senior management roles, including construction manager, construction supervisor, production manager, commercial manager, operations director of a small company, property and facilities manager and specialist construction manager. These skills and knowledge are also applicable to construction project manager roles.
  • demonstrate competence in the relevant job roles.
  • have existing skills recognised.
  • achieve a nationally-recognised Level 7 qualification. 


CSCS Black Card

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.

Black Managers Card CSCS


L7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management

Minimum Credit Value: 169

Reference: 603/3930/5 

To achieve this qualification a minimum of 169 credits need to be attained. This comprises of 107 credits from the Mandatory Group, plus  62 credits from the Optional Group.

Mandatory Units

Credit Value: 107 | Units Required: 6

Title Credits Level  
Unit Description
Manage Project Processes in Construction Management
Credits: 29 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Manage Teams in Construction Management
Credits: 16 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Provide Advice, Judgement and Services Ethically in Construction Management
Credits: 19 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Develop Self and Others in Construction Management
Credits: 11 Level: 6 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Control Projects in Construction Management
Credits: 23 Level: 7 More info about this unit
Unit Description
Plan a Construction Organisation’s Workforce
Credits: 9 Level: 7 More info about this unit

Optional Units

Credit Value: 62 | Units Required: 5

Title Credits Level More info
Prepare and Agree a Project Brief and Outline Programme in Construction Management 24 7 More info
Direct the Management of Design Development and Processes in Construction Management 22 7 More info
Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Developments in Construction Management 20 7 More info
Evaluate Sustainable Resources and Requirements for the Whole Lifecycle of a Construction Project 17 6 More info
Establish Project Procurement Arrangements in Construction Management 18 7 More info
Implement, Monitor and Control Strategic Procurement Systems in Construction Management 12 7 More info
Manage Tendering Processes in Construction Management 19 6 More info
Manage the Preparation and Submission of Estimates, Bids and Tenders in Construction Management 16 7 More info
Ensure that Contracts are Prepared, Negotiated and Agreed in Construction Management 18 7 More info
Control Budgets and Contract Payment Entitlement in Construction Management 11 7 More info
Evaluate and Progress the Resolution of Contractual Disputes in Construction Management 18 7 More info
Manage Marketing and Customer Service in Construction Management 13 7 More info
Manage the Handover of a Construction Project 10 6 More info