SVQ Construction Contracting Operations: Estimating at SCQF level 6

Course Code: GL2A 23
SQA Level: 3
SCQF Level: 6
Mode of Study: Part time/in the workplace
Length of Study: Dependent on employment demands
Entry Requirements: Please see entry requirements page


Candidates will display competence in areas including the preparation of estimates, bids and senders, establishing and maintaining the dimensional control of construction works, preparing for and carrying out physical testing in construction as well as assessing, planning and monitoring project methods and progress in Construction.

Candidates will be assessed to the industry recognised National Occupational Standards (NOS) that have been developed by the Sector Skills Council (SSC).

Pass Requirements

Complete 6 Units, including 5 Mandatory Units

Programme Content

Mandatory Units

Operate Health, Safety and Welfare Systems
Prepare Programmes and Schedules of Work
Develop and Maintain Working Relationships of Personal Development
Prepare and Process Estimate, Bid and Tender Enquiries
Prepare Tenders

Optional units

Prepare for, Collect, Analyse and Present Survey Data
Record the Condition of Property
Prepare Drawings and Schedules
Prepare For and Organise Work Operations
Implement Contract Work
Establish and Maintain the Dimensional Control of Works
Prepare for, Carry Out and Present Results of Physical Testing
Assess, Plan and Monitor Project Methods and Progress in Construction
Monitor, Maintain and Improve Supplies of Materials in Construction
Recommend and Monitor Supplies of Plant and Equipment in Construction
Prepare and Monitor Costs and Accounts in Construction
Prepare Proposals and Obtain Feedback for the Provision of Products and Services in Construction
Integrate and Control Project Design Information in Construction