SVQ Occupational Work Supervision (Construction) at SCQF Level 6

Course Code: GP7F 46
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


Occupational Works Supervisors are responsible for overseeing the health, safety and welfare of site workers. They also focus on developing and maintaining good working relationships, as well as coordinating and organising work operations.

Candidates will be assessed on their ability to ensure that all activities meet the standards required, health and safety regulations are followed and the Occupational method of work is adhered to.

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

Pass Requirements

To attain the qualification candidates must complete 8 units in total. This comprises:

  • 6 mandatory units
  • 2 optional units

Programme Content

Mandatory Units

  • Confirm work activities and resources for the work
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Confirm the occupational method of work
  • Implement and maintain health, safety, environmental and welfare practices
  • Co-ordinate and organise work operations
  • Monitor progress against work schedules

Optional units

  • Allocate and monitor the use of plant, machinery, equipment or vehicles
  • Confirm work meets contractual, industry and manufacturers’ standards
  • Implement procedures to support team performance
  • Co-ordinate and confirm the dimensional requirements of the work