Construction Management

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Effectively oversee the planning, design, and execution of a building project with the Construction Management course. This course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated awarding organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this introductory course, you will receive training on all areas of construction management, from planning and scheduling to management theories, subcontracting and cost estimation. You will also explore the project delivery and production process, project control techniques, and how to schedule construction materials.

Through this formal qualification, you will also develop essential management skills and gain practical, real-world knowledge which you can use to propel your career forward. This course is ideal for those who are new to construction or currently work in the construction industry and want to update their existing skills and knowledge.

Learning Objectives:

  • Earn a recognised qualification in Construction Management
  • Identify the fundamental stages of a construction project
  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the role of a construction manager
  • Familiarise with the different elements of the design and construction process
  • Know how to accurately estimate the costs of a construction project
  • Have an awareness of health and safety regulations in the construction industry
  • Develop your understanding of human resource management, supply chain management and construction resource management
  • Understand the types of subcontractors in construction and the benefits of subcontracting
  • Explore methods of project delivery and current industry trends
  • Explore the basic components of a supply chain management system

Who is This Construction Management Course for?

This endorsed Construction Management Diploma is ideal for beginners who want an introduction to this field to develop the essential skills required for project planning, design and construction work. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Certification

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate of achievement from ABC & Certa Awards by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.

Career Path

After completing your online studies, you will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of job roles within the field of construction management, including:

  • Construction Manager
  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Development Project Manager
  • Building Inspector
  • Construction Assistant
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Project Assistant

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Introduction to Construction Management
Introduction to Construction Management 01:00:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 02: Construction Project Stages
Construction Project Stages 01:00:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 03: Estimating Construction Project Costs
Estimating Construction Project Costs 00:30:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 04: Construction Project Planning
Construction Project Planning 00:40:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 05: Site Organisation in the Construction Industry
Site Organisation in the Construction Industry 00:40:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 06: Construction Resource Management
Construction Resource Management 00:40:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 07: Subcontracting in the Construction Industry
Subcontracting in the Construction Industry 00:30:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 08: Construction Cost and Time Control
Part 1: Construction Cost Control 00:35:00
Part 2: Time Management in the Construction Industry 00:30:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 09: Equipment Cost Management
Equipment Cost Management 00:20:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 10: Elements of Contractor Failure
Elements of Contractor Failure 00:25:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 11: Supply Chain Management in the Construction Industry
Supply Chain Management in the Construction Industry 00:20:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 12: Quality Management in the Construction Industry
Quality Management in the Construction Industry 00:30:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 13: Human Resources Management
Human Resources Management 00:45:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 14: Risk Analysis and Management
Risk Analysis and Management 00:25:00
Assessment Module 14
Module 14 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 15: Health and Safety in the Construction Industry
Part 1: Key Legislation and Regulations for The Construction Industry 00:30:00
Part 2: Managing Safety within the Construction Industry 00:20:00
Assessment Module 15
Module 15 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00
Module 16: Sustainability and the Environment
Sustainability and the Environment 00:25:00
Assessment Module 16
Module 16 Final Quiz Exam – Construction Management 00:10:00

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