SVQ Construction Contracting Operations Management: Estimating at SCQF level 9

Course Code: GL24 24
SQA Level: 4
SCQF Level: 9
Mode of Study: Part time/in the workplace
Length of Study: Dependent on employment demands
Entry Requirements: Please see entry requirements page


Candidates will cover areas including project evaluation, obtaining tenders and appointing successful contractors, evaluating enquiries and submitting tenders as well as evaluating work methods.

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 8 Units, including 7 Mandatory Units

Programme Content

Mandatory Units

Maintain Health, Safety and Welfare Systems
Manage the Performance of Teams and Individuals
Chair Meeting and Take Decisions
Enhance Working Relationships
Identify, Assess and Evaluate Project Requirements
Obtain Tenders and Appoint Successful Contractors
Evaluate Enquiries and Submit Tenders

Optional units

Plan Measured Surveys
Ascertain the Condition of Property
Develop and Agree Detailed Projects Designs
Specify and Control Production Documents
Prepare Procurement Schedules and Programmes of Works
Implement Strategic and Integrated Supply Chain Management and Sourcing Partnerships
Evaluate and Confirm Work Methods and Programme
Analyse, Monitor and Optimise Materials, Plant and Services
Control Contract Work
Optimise and Control Contract Progress and Costs
Prepare and Agree Contract Accounts and Claims