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

Course Code: GL29 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


Management candidates at this level need be prove a variety of skills such as chairing meetings decision making. Candidates will be skilled in identifying, assessing and evaluating project requirements, preparing procurement schedules and programmes of works, planning measured surveys as well as developing and agreeing detailed project designs in construction contracting operations management.

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
  • Prepare Procurement Schedules and Programmes of Works
  • Evaluate and Confirm Work Methods and Programme

Optional units

  • Plan Measured Surveys
  • Ascertain the Condition of Property
  • Develop and Agree Detailed Projects Designs
  • Specify and Control Production Documents
  • Implement Strategic and Integrated Supply Chain Management and Sourcing Partnerships
  • Obtain Tenders and Appoint Successful Contractors
  • Evaluate Enquiries and Submit Tenders
  • 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