Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management

A premier pathway for experienced Senior Managers, Directors & Business Owners in construction. Recognised pathway to MCIOB. 

£ 1,895

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Awarding Body Approved: ProQual

Skill level: Senior Management/Strategic Leadership

Level 3 → Level 7 NVQ

About this course

The ProQual Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management is specifically tailored for individuals in high-level strategic roles within the construction industry. This program is designed to evaluate and enhance your professional competence through practical assessment, focusing on key areas of business operations in construction senior management.

Recognised for senior-level competency in the construction industry.

ProQual Awarding Body Approved Qualification

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This course is for you if...​

You’re an experienced construction professional

You are a Senior Manager, Director, or Business Owner Targeted at leaders who are instrumental in strategic decision-making and wish to validate their expertise in construction senior management.

You’re looking to reinforce your leadership skills

Ideal for professionals seeking to advance their strategic and operational knowledge in construction management at a senior level.

What this course entails

This NVQ involves an in-depth assessment of your existing skills and knowledge in senior management roles, emphasising practical evidence and job-related performance without examinations. You will need to gather evidence for 4 mandatory and 6 optional units, including tender documents, environmental action plans, project plans, pre-planning stage meetings, and financial data.

Your assessor will guide you through the process of evidence collection, providing support, advice, and guidance.

Construction worker in a reflective vest writing on a clipboard.

Construction Senior Management Skills

Team Management

Develop advanced skills in managing teams effectively in construction settings.

Meeting Leadership

Master the art of leading and participating in construction management meetings.

Ethical Advice and Service

Enhance your ability to provide ethical judgment and advice in construction management.

Personal and Professional Development

Focus on developing yourself and others within the construction management sector.

Strategic Decision-Making and Innovation

Cultivate your skills in making strategic decisions and driving innovation in construction projects and business operations.

Course breakdown

This NVQ requires completion of 4 mandatory units and a choice of 6 optional units from two groups.

Course Syllabus

4 Mandatory Units  & 6 Optional Units From 2 Groups – Level 7


Manage teams in construction

Level 7


 Lead and participate in meetings in construction management

Level 7


Provide ethical advice, judgement and service in construction management

Level 7


Develop self and others in construction management

Level 7

Group B1 – Project Development Units


Prepare and agree a project brief and development programme in construction

Level 7


Manage design development and processes in construction

Level 7


Assess and evaluate the environmental impact of developments in construction management

Level 7


Evaluate sustainable resources and requirements in construction management

Level 7


Manage marketing and customer service in construction organisations

Level 7

Group B2 – Procurement Contracts and Budget Units


Implement strategic sourcing partnerships in construction management

Level 7


Establish project procurement arrangements in construction management

Level 7


Manage procurement processes in construction management

Level 7


Prepare and submit estimates, bids and tenders in construction management

Level 7


Ensure that contracts are prepared, negotiated and concluded in construction management

Level 7

Control organisational and project income and expenditure in construction management

Level 7

Group B3 – Project Control Units

Manage project risks and opportunities in construction

Level 7

Manage project processes in construction

Level 7

Manage project evaluation and feedback in construction

Level 7

Control project outcomes in construction

Level 7

Evaluate and progress the resolution of disputes in construction management

Level 7

Manage project completion in construction

Level 7

Payment options

Payment Terms are 30 days from date of invoice.

Full Payment 

£1,895 + VAT (£2274)

6-Month Payment Plan

£420 per month including VAT.

Corporate Purchase

£2,295 + VAT (£2,754)

What’s included in career paths

Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management: A Pathway for Visionary Leaders

Advance Your Strategic Leadership in Construction

Tailored for the vanguards of the construction industry, this diploma serves as a cornerstone for certifying your strategic acumen and operational knowledge. Delve into the comprehensive curriculum designed to elevate your leadership capabilities!

Seasoned Industry Experts as Your Guides

Benefit from the wealth of experience our assessors bring to the table, each a distinguished leader within the construction management sphere. They deliver invaluable insights and mentorship, grounded in the most current practices of the industry.

Focused on Practical, Real-World Applications

This program prioritises the practical demonstration of your strategic leadership and management skills. You are required to gather and present real-life evidence of your competencies, showcasing your ability to lead effectively in the construction sector.

Personalised Support on Every Step of Your Path

From the moment you begin until you achieve your qualification, our dedicated team offers tailored guidance and support. Our assessors work closely with you, providing the direction needed to navigate through each module successfully, ensuring your professional growth and success in the program.

How it works

Progress your career in three
simple steps

Gather Work-Based Evidence

Collect evidence from your strategic role, showcasing your leadership skills and competencies.

Experts Assessment & Feedback

Receive feedback from industry leaders, enhancing your strategic learning journey.

Achieve your NVQ

Complete your NVQ with the support of our expert team.

NVQ Level 7 Construction Senior Management

Who should enrol in the Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management?

This qualification is designed for individuals who have significant experience and currently hold senior managerial positions within the construction sector, such as Senior Managers, Directors, or Business Owners. It is aimed at leaders engaged in strategic decision-making, who are looking to validate and enhance their expertise in construction senior management. This NVQ is ideal for professionals seeking to deepen their strategic and operational knowledge and leadership capabilities in the field of construction management.

What does the course involve, and how is it structured?

The ProQual Level 7 NVQ Diploma in Construction Senior Management is a rigorous programme that assesses and develops professional competence through practical assessment, avoiding traditional examinations. Participants are required to compile evidence demonstrating their skills and knowledge across four mandatory and six optional units, covering a wide array of subjects such as team management, meeting leadership, ethical advice and service, and personal and professional development, among others. The assessment process is facilitated by an assessor, who offers support and guidance on evidence collection and submission.

What are the advantages of completing this course?

Achieving this qualification brings numerous advantages, including the recognition of senior-level competency within the construction industry, which can open doors to further career advancement. It enables professionals to solidify their leadership skills, equipping them with the necessary strategic and operational insights needed at a senior level in construction management. Furthermore, the course's emphasis on practical assessment allows learners to apply theoretical knowledge to their current roles, enhancing their professional practice and contributing to both personal and professional growth.

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