SVQ Level 5 Construction Senior Management


This Level 5 qualification is a nationally recognised management qualification and is intended for Construction Site Managers operating in general building, house building and civil engineering.

In partnership with Skills Development Scotland; TALA Training can offer this qualification FREE to candidates in fulltime employment, with companies based in Scotland.

To date we have helped over a thousand candidates gain their qualification and relevant CSCS Black card, totally free of charge. 

Aims and objectives

This qualification meets the revised CDM Regulations. On successful completion candidates can attain various memberships of professional institutes including CIOB Incorporated membership.

In addition, candidates can attain the Black CSCS card on successful completion of the qualification.

Course content

The qualification enables candidates to work at a pace that suits them through work based assessment; including the mandatory units noted below:

• Manage Teams

• Lead and participate in meetings

• Provide ethical advice, judgement and service

• Develop self and others

In addition to the mandatory units, the candidate must select 6 units in total from Group 1, Group 2 and Group 3.

Group 1 – Project Development

  • Prepare and agree a brief development programme
  • Manage design development process
  • Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments
  • Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements
  • Manage marketing and customer service

Group 2 – Procurement contracts and budgets

  • Establish project procurement arrangements
  • Implement strategic sourcing partnerships
  • Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders
  • Manage procurement processes
  • Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded
  • Control organisational and project income and expenditure

Group 3 – Project Control

  • Manage project processes
  • Control project outcomes
  • Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes
  • Manage project completion

All major organisations such as Balfour Beatty, Multiplex and CALA Homes utilise these free qualifications  every year.

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