Occupational Work Supervision

Level 3
Up to 7 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. 

This qualification covers a variety of skills required to supervise people working in the construction sector, including planning work activities and resources, maintaining working relationships, co-ordinating and organising work and maintaining health and safety on-site.

Who is this suitable for?

This qualification is ideal for individuals working in the construction and built environment sector that are required to supervise the work of others. It provides an opportunity for them to demonstrate their competence in this area and gain the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Occupational Work Supervision.

Course Contents

  • Direct evidence supported through normal performance in the workplace
  • Portfolio evidence will be complete online on Smart Assessor


  • Practical assessment in a work setting
  • Opportunities to access group training
  • Individualised study

Awarding Body

This qualification allows the operative to gain their NVQ Level 3 GQA certificate which will enable them to apply for and obtain their gold supervisory card (CSCS card) – either online or by post.

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