SVQ Construction Senior Management at SCQF Level 11

Course Code: GC4V 25
SQA Level: 5
SCQF Level: 11
Mode of Study: Part time/in the workplace
Length of Study: Dependent on employment demands
Entry Requirements: Please see entry requirements page


Senior management positions encompass a range of responsibilities that make the role challenging and interesting. Senior managers work to keep construction projects on track and within specification and budget. Effective people management skills are crucial to success.

Candidates main duties include:

  • Operational planning and development
  • Resource management
  • Budget overview
  • Grievance procedure handling
  • Quality assurance
  • Adherence to legal requirements

A senior manager will also be responsible for their organisation’s reputation locally and will be actively looking to develop business opportunities as a high level representative of the organisation.

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 10 Units, including 4 Mandatory Units

Programme Content

Mandatory Units

Manage Teams
Lead and Participate in Meetings
Provide Ethical Advice, Judgement and Service
Develop Self and Others

Optional units

Prepare and Agree a Brief and Development Programme
Manage Design Development and Processes
Assess and Evaluate the Environmental Impact of Developments
Evaluate Sustainable Resources and Requirements
Manage Marketing and Customer Service
Establish Project Procurement Arrangements
Implement Strategic Sourcing Partnerships
Manage Procurement Processes
Prepare and Submit Estimates, Bids and Tenders
Ensure that Contracts are Prepared, Negotiated and Concluded
Control Income and Expenditure
Manage Project Processes
Control Project
Evaluate and Progress the Resolution of Disputes
Manage Project Completion