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NVQ Level 3 Diploma in occupational work supervision

Cost: From £1749 no VAT charged
Locations: England or Wales
Duration: 6 one day modules over 6 months plus 1 site Assessment visit in the next 3 months
Dates: Call 0344 994 4433
Mandatory Entry Requirements: See below
Funding: See Grants and funding below

This course is for supervisors who are looking to gain an NVQ qualification through a formal traditional course.

The level 3 Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision is for subcontractor supervisors and gangers.

The course includes six one-day taught modules, an on-site assessment visit and a follow-up assessment workshop if required.  

Please make sure that you have read and understood the entry requirements (see below) and booking terms and conditions for this course.

Course content

The course includes six modules and an onsite assessment visit. You study one module per month and the qualification should take approximately nine months to complete.

The course gives you the confidence to carry out your supervisory responsibilities effectively. 

  • Introduction, NVQ induction and health and safety
  • Leadership and management
  • Communication and customer care
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Planning, programming, resources and site logistics
  • Quality, risk, cost and personal development 
  • On-site assessment
  • Final on-site assessment

The course includes registration, certification, lunch and refreshments.

Teaching and assessment

The course involves classroom tuition and workshops. You'll receive a lot of support from industry experts to help you meet the requirements of the NVQ.

You'll be assessed by:

  • A portfolio, which you create based on your learning in each session and evidence from your workplace
  • One day one-to-one onsite assessment

Qualifications you get

  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision
  • Once achieved you can contact CSCS to enquire to apply for Supervisory CSCS Gold Card.

Mandatory entry requirements

You should be working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in any construction trade occupation, for example:

  • Site carpentry
  • Bricklaying
  • Roofing
  • Partition/Cladding.

To help us assess your suitability for the course, you will need to complete a questionnaire, email the form to ncc.accountmanager@citb.co.uk, and take part in an informal discussion.

You'll need a valid form of ID on the first day of the course, such as a copy of your passport or driving licence. See accepted forms of ID.

By booking a course, you are agreeing to abide by our Terms and Conditions.

Grants and funding

Grants are available for eligible employers. For further information please visit our grant pages.

Further training

After you gain the NVQ level 3, you can progress to: