NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision

The NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision is aimed at providing delegates with a recognised qualification. This course is ideal for supervisors and assistant site managers who are currently working in the construction industry and wish to obtain their CSCS Gold Supervisory Card.

Applicants should be working as a site supervisor or assistant site manager in one of the below:

  • building and civil engineering
  • highways maintenance and repair
  • residential development 
  • conservation
  • demolition

The syllabus will cover health, safety, welfare and environmental protection.  Training is divided into six modules and will include learner workplace tuition, practical workshops and an on-site assessment.  A follow-up assessment workshop will also be available if required.

Applicants MUST be at least 16 years old and have a good understanding of the English language. The course is designed so the learner can gain the qualification whilst at work.


At the end of the training, successful delegates will have the skills and knowledge required to be a confident construction site supervisor.  On successful completion, this NVQ work-related, competency-based qualification will provide confirmation to employers and industry managers that the candidate has the skills and knowledge needed to carry out the role of a Construction Site Supervisor.


The NVQ Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Supervision will cover the following:

  • Introduction and NVQ induction
  • Maintaining Systems for Health, Safety, Welfare and Environmental Protection
  • Controlling Work Progress Against Agreed Programmes
  • Leadership and management
  • Implementing Communication Systems
  • Customer care
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Planning, programming and logistics
  • Resource management relating to cost and risk


In order to successfully complete this Level 4 NVQ course, an NVQ assessor will observe the learner through a range of methods:

  • professional discussions
  • witness testimonials
  • observations to see supervisory skills in practice
  • written questions
  • a portfolio of evidence generated on each session

*To apply for the CSCS Gold Supervisory Card candidates must have an up to date Supervisor Health and Safety Touch Screen Test*

Who Should Attend?

Site supervisors or assistant site supervisors who are looking to obtain their Gold CSCS Card (Gold Supervisory Card), and those who want to enhance their career prospects.

NVQ Course Facts

No additional costs

No additional Costs

All costs are included in the price of the course including certification and travel.

No additional costs

Course Length

Completion times are dependent on the amount of time and commitment each student is able to give to the qualification. Please check the "Duration" section of the specific course you are looking to take for an estimated average.

No additional costs

Full support from an assessor

Students will have telephone and email access to their dedicated assessor throughout the working week. Assessors will be on-hand to answer any questions and offer assistance where required

No additional costs

CSCS card costs

The current cost of the CSCS card is £36. Students will be required to apply for their CSCS card directly on receipt of their certificate.

CSCS card application

No additional costs


NVQ certificates typically takes just 10 working days to be issued on completion of the course.

Suggested Progression

Level 6 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Management


Applicants MUST be at least 16 years old and have a good understanding of the English language.

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