SVQ in Construction Contracting Operations Management: Estimating at SCQF level 9

Course Code: GL24 24
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