Occupational Work Supervision

Level 3
14 Months

Occupational work supervisors are sometimes called trades foreman or head gangers and are responsible for a vast range of supervisory activities on site. It is essential to have excellent management and organisational skills in order to maintain progress and achieve the project goals on site. The role is also very operational reporting directly to the site manager

Who is this suitable for?

This course is designed for both new and experienced tradesmen or operatives who are looking to advance onto supervising their own trades, other trades or workers in the construction industry.

Course Contents

  • Cskills NVQ Level 3 Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision
  • GQA Level 3 Extended Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision
  • 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:

  • Leadership and management
  • Communication and customer care
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Planning, programming and logistics
  • Resource management (cost, cash and risk)
  • Manage health, safety and welfare
  • Co-ordinate and organise work operations
  • Manage work activities and resources
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships
  • Confirm the occupational method of work
  • Confirm work meets quality standards
  • Monitor the progress of work against schedules
  • Risk assessments and H&S

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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