NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations Qualification
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The ProQual NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the built environment sector. Candidates will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as developing and maintaining working relationships; preparing and processing invitations to tender; preparing programmes and schedules of work; operating project information systems; and operating health, safety and welfare systems in construction.
Candidates follow one of 7 Pathways: Buying, Design co-ordinating, Estimating, General, Planning, Site technical support, Surveying. The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body (www.proqualab.com) and the regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual).
The NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and is published on Ofqual’s Register of Qualifications.
Red CSCS Card
One of the main benefits with enrolling onto one of our NVQ programmes is that you will automatically qualify for a red CSCS card.
Supervisors, Managers and Technical Workers can apply for this particular card with proof of registration onto an NVQ/SVQ level 3 or higher and who are not an approved member of a Professional Body.
- You will need to have at least one year (in the last three years) on the job experience.
- You will need to have completed the relevant level of CITB Health, Safety and Environment test in the last 2 years (unless you are exempt – HSE Test and Exemptions).
The red CSCS card is valid for three years and cannot be renewed, this means you should pass your NVQ or SVQ within the 2 years, to progress to a supervisory or management CSCS card.
To achieve the qualification candidates must complete the four Mandatory units, plus the Mandatory/Optional Units from one of the pathways.
Pathway 1: Estimating
Pathway 2: Buying
Pathway 3: Planning
Pathway 4: Surveying
Pathway 5: Site Technical Support
Pathway 6: Design Co-ordinator
Pathway 7: General
NVQ 3 Assessment
This NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations qualification is competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.
The qualifications must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment, and it must be internally assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.
Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.
Evidence can include:
- observation report by assessor
- professional discussion
- witness testimony
- candidate product
- record of oral and written questioning
- Recognition of Prior Learning
NVQ 3 Qualification & Certification
Candidates who achieve the requirements for this qualification will be awarded:
- A certificate listing all units achieved, and
- A certificate giving the full qualification title “ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations”
There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. An initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge will be conducted.