• Construction Management
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    The Construction Course is a management and compliance training program for those who work in the construction industry. It covers health and safety regulations in the UK, the role of the Construction Supervisor, site planning and management, industry standards, and much more. You will gain a range of core industry skills required to manage construction teams, materials, equipment, project finances and more, with step-by-step guidance.

    This course covers all areas of construction management in detail, through case studies and specialist audio-visual training. It includes essential information on fundamental tasks such as estimating costs, ordering materials, carrying out a site investigation and supply chain management. By the end of the course, you will be fully familiar with the construction project lifecycle and the key features of the construction industry.

    Whether you are looking to start a career in the construction industry or gain essential management skills to take your career to the next level, this course will help you to get there and excel in your field. Designed by industry experts, it is the ultimate course for construction professionals who are looking to gain an industry-recognised qualification.

    • Accredited by CPD
    • Instant e-certificate and hard copy dispatch by next working day
    • Fully online, interactive course with audio voiceover
    • Developed by qualified professionals
    • Self-paced learning and laptop, tablet, smartphone-friendly
    • 24/7 Learning Assistance
    • Discounts on bulk purchases

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    Who should take the course

    This Construction management training course is ideal for anyone who works in the construction industry or is aspiring to work in this sector, such as the following:

    • Construction Supervisors
    • Builders
    • Construction Managers
    • Planning Engineers
    • Quantity Surveyors

    Certification

    Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.

    Learning Outcomes

    By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

    • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Construction Supervisor
    • Discuss the key features of the construction industry
    • Identify the different phases of the project lifecycle
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of project management
    • Make project cost estimates and cash flow calculations
    • Carry out a site investigation and understand site organisation procedures
    • Plan and design a site, manage waste disposal and locate access roads
    • Plan and manage site equipment, including cost and maintenance
    • Purchase site materials and equipment, inspecting the quality
    • Appoint contractors and manage integrated procurement
    • Understand the fundamental elements of supply chain management
    • Manage manpower and construction teams effectively
    • Control stock and maintain daily logs, reports, and construction diaries
    • Implement a construction project quality plan

    Assessment

    At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.

    Course Curriculum

    In module one, we will take a look at the key features of the construction industry, covering key topics such as productivity and labour quality. It also provides an insight into the role of the Construction Supervisor.

    In module two, we will learn about the fundamental phases in the construction project lifecycle, from planning to execution. It also discusses the principles of project management and portfolio management.

    In module three, we will take a look at project cost estimation, exploring the types of cost estimates, cash flow calculation and the economic analysis of project cost.

    In module four, we will learn how to carry out a site investigation and organise a building site, covering topics such as building types, environmental impact, location and site location.

    In module five, we will gain a range of site management skills, taking an in-depth look at site boundaries and logistics, waste disposal procedures, water and electricity services, site security, and other fundamental topics.

    In module six, we will learn how to plan and manage construction site equipment, with guidance on equipment suppliers, cost and planning, equipment maintenance, and servicing.

    In module seven, we will learn about the different types of construction materials, as well as the process for purchasing materials and equipment, inventory control, quality specification, and storage and handling best practice. 

    In module eight, we will learn about vendor management, exploring its key features. It provides guidance on how to choose the right source,  identify the right source of supply, vendor registration and development.

    In module nine, we will deepen our understanding of construction procurement, exploring principles and practices, life cycle procurement analysis, change management, and more.

    In module ten, we will explore the different stages of stock control, taking a look at storage function. It also discusses how just-in-time delivery affects the supply chain, and how to manage excessive stock and stock communications.

    In module eleven, we will explore the principles of supply chain management, as well as its characteristics. It provides training on the coordination of suppliers and subcontractors, as well as essential information on Lean construction.

    In module twelve, we will explore the main participators in the construction industry, including the different types of landowners, private developers, planners, agents, building contractors, stakeholders, and the project design and development team.

    In module thirteen, we will take an in-depth look at customer expectations and learn the definition of quality. It covers key topics such as the threshold for construction quality, and how to implement a construction project quality plan.

    In module fourteen, we will deepen our understanding of the essential elements of a contract and the types of construction contracts. It also goes into detail about subcontracts and insurance contracts.

    In module fifteen, we will explore the key principles of human resources management, exploring the roles and functions in human resource. It covers the planning of manpower construction companies, salary and discipline, selection and placement.

    In module sixteen, we will familiarise with different approaches to risk and value management, taking a look at the risk management process and risk management techniques.

    In module seventeen, we will learn about the types of on-site communication, from daily logs, reports and construction diaries, to meeting management and communications technologies.

    In module eighteen, we will learn about health and safety compliance in the construction industry, covering the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, safety management best practice, and financial cost of injuries and accidents.

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