SVQ Site Inspection at SCQF Level 6

Course Code: GN18 46
SQA Level: 3
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

Overview

In today’s construction and civil engineering industry, regular inspection of work is common practice to ensure the successful delivery of construction projects.

The role of a site inspector/clerk of works/resident engineer plays a crucial role to ensure that work is meeting quality standards, complying with legislation and that agreed project and financial targets are achieved.

To achieve this qualification, candidates will have to demonstrate that they have the suitable level of technical competence to manage thorough and effective site inspections that will contribute to the overall success of a project.

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

Monitor projects
Monitor health and safety systems and responsibilities
Prepare documentation for handover and obtain project feedback
Prepare and organise site inspection information
Practice in a professional and ethical manner

Construction Option Route

Monitor dimensional accuracy
Inspect and report on condition of propert

Civil Engineering Option Route

Monitor dimensional accuracy
Monitor and record tests

Building Services Option Route

Monitor the installation and commissioning of engineering systems
Inspect and report on condition of property

Optional units

Construction Option Route(one of the following units required)

Monitor the installation and commissioning of engineering systems
Plan and monitor maintenance programmes
Develop and maintain professional working relationships
Monitor and solve customer service problems

Civil Engineering Option Route(one of the following units required)

Monitor the installation and commissioning of engineering systems
Plan and monitor maintenance programmes
Develop and maintain professional working relationships
Inspect and report on condition of property
Monitor and solve customer service problems

Building Services Option Route(one of the following units required)

Monitor and record tests
Plan and monitor maintenance programmes
Develop and maintain professional working relationships
Monitor and solve customer service problems