Brentwood Open Learning College Construction Management - Level 7 Brentwood Open Learning College
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Construction Management - Level 7

Diploma of achievement in Construction Management – Level 7 Additional CPD Accredited Construction Management Level 7 Certificate with 200 CPD points available without extra study.
Successful Construction managers dedicate their careers to building the world we all live in. In terms of job satisfaction and fulfilment, there really is no comparison. Not only this, but the services of capable Construction managers are in consistently high demand worldwide. Hence, it can also be one of the most lucrative professions for qualified candidates. If a career in Construction Management is something you're considering, there's really never been better time to study for a Construction Management Diploma Level 7!

This advanced-level Construction Management Diploma Level 7 provides learners with an intensive yet digestible introduction to the contemporary Construction sector and its key contributors. Develop the practical skills, knowledge and confidence to step into the Construction Management profession as a competent and capable leader. Whether looking to join an established Construction organisation or set up your own business from scratch, the teachings and industry insights within this inspiring course could make all the difference.

Construction Management - Course Outline

This intensive yet accessible Construction Management - Level 7 is delivered across 20 modules - each concluding with an online assessment to verify your acquired knowledge and competencies. Your assigned tutor will provide you with comprehensive support at all times, in order to assist with your successful completion of each unit.

Module 1 - Construction Management - An Introduction
  • Market Size and its Importance
  • Features of the Construction Industry
  • Multiplicity of Agencies
  • Productivity and Labour Quality
  • Role of Construction Supervisor
Module 2 -Organization of Construction Projects
  • Project Life Cycle
  • Project Phases and Processes
  • Executing and Control Phase
  • Investment Appraisal
  • Project Statutory Clearance
  • Project Scope Definition
  • Planning Processes
Module 3 - Understanding Work Breakdown Structure
  • About the Work Breakdown Structure
  • The Role of a Work Breakdown Structure
  • Creating a Work Breakdown Structure
Module 4 - Estimation Process and Aligning Resources for a Project
  • Estimating Tips and Techniques
  • Tips for Increasing Estimation Accuracy
  • Identifying Task Dependencies
  • Task Dependency Types
Module 5 - Effective Project Planning
  • Types of Network Diagrams
  • Critical Path Method
  • Creating a Network Diagram
  • PERT vs. CPM
Module 6 - Project Risk Management and Communication Plans
  • Uncertainty and Risk Management
  • Risk Management Planning
  • Monitoring and Controlling Risk
Module 7 - Cost Estimation
  • Estimate of a Construction Project
  • Estimation during Feasibility Studies
  • Estimating for Planning and Scheduling
  • Estimation for Variations
Module 8 -Preliminary Site Investigation and assessment
  • Types of Buildings
  • Zoning and Other Factors
  • Environmental Impact Study (EIS)
  • Construction at Rock Sites
  • Engineering Geology
  • Flood Plains and Flood Protection
Module 9 -Site Organisation in Construction industry
  • Access To Site And Site Roads
  • Types of Construction
  • Storing Various Construction Materials
  • Lime
  • Structural and Reinforce Steel
  • Roofing Materials
  • Boards
Module 10 -Construction Equipment Planning
  • Equipment Selection
  • Equipment Productivity
  • Product Features and Attachments
  • Advantages of Purchasing Equipment
Module 11 -Management of Construction Equipment
  • Equipment Management Organisation
  • Spare Parts Inventory
  • Availability of Spare Parts
  • Inventory Management
  • Field Repairs and Maintenance Facilities
  • Data Bank
Module 12 -Management of Construction Materials
  • Material Planning and Control
  • Issues Confronting Material Management
  • Quality Specification
  • Material Handling and Equipment
Module 13 - Human Resources Management
  • Roles and Functions
  • Objectives of Manpower Planning at Construction Sites
  • Techniques of Manpower Planning
Module 14 - Building Better Teams
  • Defining, Evaluating and Managing Teams
  • The Stages of Team Development
  • Plus More
Module 15 - Conflict Management
  • Understanding Conflicts and Its Types
  • Different Stages of Conflict
  • The Role of Communication in Conflict Resolution
Module 16 - How to Manage Anger and Violence in the Workplace
  • An Introduction to Workplace Violence
  • Role of Communication Skills in Anger Management
  • Developing a Policy and Program for Workplace Violence
Module 17 -Storage Management
  • Elements of Purchasing
  • Materials Purchasing System
  • Stores Systems and Procedures
Module 18 -Purchasing and Vendor Management
  • Vendor Management
  • Vendor Registration and Development
  • Vendor Rating
  • Aims of Vendor Rating
Module 19 -Quality control for Construction works
  • Quality Control
  • Advantages of Quality Control
  • Contractor Quality Control
  • Incentives and Penalties
Module 20 -Legal Aspects of Contracting
  • Competitive Bid Contracts
  • Combined Lump Sum and Unit Price Contracts
  • Insurance Contracts and Claims
Updated on 20 April, 2021

Eligibility / Requirements

Construction Management

No particular entry requirement.

Option 1
Construction Management Diploma QLS Level 7 endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
Certificate Fee: £170 + postal charges
Option 2
Construction Management Diploma issued by BOLC
PDF Certificate - FREE
Hard copy - £25 + postal charges
Option 3
CPD Accredited Certificate
(PDF format)=£30
(Hard copy)=£150 + postal charges
*Postage Charges: National £9, International £15

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