Construction Contracting Operations - Estimating Pathway

Level 3
18 Months

As an estimator or cost engineer, your job would be to work out how much it costs to supply products or services to a client. You would normally work for a manufacturing, engineering or construction company. Part of your job would be to research and assess information from a variety of sources in order to prepare accurate estimates. The Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations qualification has been developed for delivery in a working environment. It has been designed to develop and recognise your skills, knowledge and competence so that you can work in Site Technical Support within the construction industry or progress onto further learning. 

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for both new and experienced estimators working within the construction sector who are looking to advance, develop new skills and knowledge and progress within their employment. This is an academic and competency based qualification. 

Course Contents

  • Edexcel Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations
  • Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (QCF)
  • Employment rights and responsibilities
  • Personal learning and thinking skills
  • English and Maths (where required)

What will apprentices learn?

This programme covers the following subject areas:

  • Health, Safety and Welfare Systems in Construction
  • Prepare Programmes and Schedules of Work in Construction
  • Develop and Maintain Working Relationships and Personal Development in Construction
  • Prepare and process invitations to tender in Construction
  • Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in Construction
  • Integrate and control project design information in construction

Geason Training’s flexible delivery and dedicated support

Once the learners are enrolled on the programme, they will be assigned a Skills Trainer together with support from a Student Engagement Coach and English and Maths tutor where required. Our apprenticeships are delivered using various proven learning methods:*

  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Shadowing appropriate managers
  • Online learning e.g. webinars/blended learning via Smart Assessor
  • Teaching of theory – lectures/power point presentations
  • Workplace observations and practical tuition
  • Skills Development Workshops (Monthly or Block Release to suit your requirements)
  • Technical Briefings e.g. new equipment or technologies
  • Project work, simulated exercises and roleplay
  • Career planning
  • Master Classes

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year established2005year established
number of clients791number of clients
apprentices on programmes685apprentices on programmes
NVQ learners on programmes929NVQ learners on programmes

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