Diploma In Level 1-3 Construction Management Online Course

Broaden Your Knowledge In The Field Of Construction

Diploma In Level 1-3 Construction Management Online Course

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Broaden Your Knowledge In The Field Of Construction

This Construction Management course is the perfect choice for those looking to broaden their knowledge in the field of construction and equip themselves with the skills that they need to progress their career in this area. Broken down into ten comprehensive and easy to follow modules, you will learn all about the full life cycle of the construction management process and gain a detailed understanding of the key disciplines in the sector.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • The important phases of a construction management project, including design, pre-construction, procurement, construction and commissioning/completion
  • The key activities that take place in each phase of a construction project and what success looks like
  • The key technical skills and personal attributes that you need to become a good construction manager and how to develop a career in the field of construction management
  • How project management skills can be successfully used within construction
  • Estimating and bidding for construction work and how to write a successful tender
  • The importance of health and safety on a construction site, including how to conduct risk assessments, manual handling techniques and dealing with accidents, injuries and hazardous materials
  • How to choose, purchase and manage your equipment and building materials, including the importance of sustainability and environmentally friendly policies in the construction sector
  • Implementing appropriate storage and waste management strategies on a construction site
  • Why training is vital for all workers within construction, the key areas to train workers on and the different methods of training delivery
  • An understanding of the purchasing process within a construction project, how to implement a stock control process and how to successfully negotiate with suppliers as part of a good purchasing strategy
  • How to ensure good quality across the different phases of construction management, including quality standards and dealing with site inspections and legal regulations
  • An overview of different types of employment and worker statutes found in the construction sector, including the use of contractors and subcontractors
  • Common reasons for disputes and ways to avoid and resolve conflict.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Construction Management
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Certificate In Level 1-3 Construction Management Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Construction Management experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: An Introduction to Successful Construction Management

  • What is construction management - its definition, its purpose and its key principles
  • The key skills and personal attributes that you need to be a Construction Manager
  • The stages of construction management and why they are important
  • What successful construction management looks like

Module 2: Construction Projects Development and Organisation

  • What project management is and how it can support the process of construction management
  • The five key phases of project management
  • Types of construction delivery methods
  • Organising a construction project - Planning

Module 3: Estimating the Construction Work and Investigating the Location for Site Selection

  • Things to consider when estimating the cost of construction work
  • How to estimate construction work - methods, pitfalls and adding mark-up
  • How to write a successful tender for construction work
  • Important factors when choosing a construction site

Module 4 : Maintaining Site Organisation

  • The importance of maintaining good site organisation and key legislation, to help you to create a safe and well organised site
  • The key features of a well organised construction site
  • Factors to consider when organising a construction site
  • Documentation and administrative requirements

Module 5: Equipment Planning and Management

  • The benefits of using construction equipment and the factors to consider when choosing the best types for your construction project
  • The different types of equipment available
  • Methods of obtaining construction equipment - purchasing, renting and leasing
  • What is depreciation and the different methods to measure it

Module 6: Managing Your Materials

  • What are building materials and why are they important
  • Naturally occurring building materials
  • Man-made building materials
  • Factors to consider when choosing building materials

Module 7: Storage and Waste Management

  • The importance of appropriate storage within construction and factors to consider when deciding on storage options
  • Advice for storing different types of construction materials and equipment
  • What manual handling is and how to mitigate risks associated with it
  • How to manage waste and how to implement a waste management strategy, to maximise reusing and recycling of materials

Module 8: Purchase Management

  • A summary of the purchasing process within construction management and reasons why it is important to have a purchasing strategy for maximum benefits
  • What stock/inventory control is and the factors to consider in its implementation
  • How to find and choose suppliers as part of the purchasing process
  • How to successfully negotiate with suppliers

Module 9: Maintaining Quality throughout Construction

  • Ways to ensure quality in the design and construction phases
  • The importance of quality assurance and quality control, including the ISO 9000 standards
  • The importance of site inspections and how to deal with the outcomes of such inspections
  • Resolving conflict and disputes in construction management

Module 10: Important legal contract information and HR

  • An overview of different employment statuses, such as employed staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency workers and zero hours contracts
  • Contractors and subcontractors - advantages and disadvantages of using them and how to work with them in the best possible way
  • Statutory entitlements and common legal and contractual clauses
  • Key principles of working with employed staff, agency workers and zero hours contracts

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Broaden Your Knowledge In The Field Of Construction

This Construction Management course is the perfect choice for those looking to broaden their knowledge in the field of construction and equip themselves with the skills that they need to progress their career in this area. Broken down into ten comprehensive and easy to follow modules, you will learn all about the full life cycle of the construction management process and gain a detailed understanding of the key disciplines in the sector.

By the end of this course, you will learn :

  • The important phases of a construction management project, including design, pre-construction, procurement, construction and commissioning/completion
  • The key activities that take place in each phase of a construction project and what success looks like
  • The key technical skills and personal attributes that you need to become a good construction manager and how to develop a career in the field of construction management
  • How project management skills can be successfully used within construction
  • Estimating and bidding for construction work and how to write a successful tender
  • The importance of health and safety on a construction site, including how to conduct risk assessments, manual handling techniques and dealing with accidents, injuries and hazardous materials
  • How to choose, purchase and manage your equipment and building materials, including the importance of sustainability and environmentally friendly policies in the construction sector
  • Implementing appropriate storage and waste management strategies on a construction site
  • Why training is vital for all workers within construction, the key areas to train workers on and the different methods of training delivery
  • An understanding of the purchasing process within a construction project, how to implement a stock control process and how to successfully negotiate with suppliers as part of a good purchasing strategy
  • How to ensure good quality across the different phases of construction management, including quality standards and dealing with site inspections and legal regulations
  • An overview of different types of employment and worker statutes found in the construction sector, including the use of contractors and subcontractors
  • Common reasons for disputes and ways to avoid and resolve conflict.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Construction Management
  2. Comprehensive 10 module Certificate In Level 1-3 Construction Management Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Construction Management experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

All students who complete this course, receive a certificate of completion with a passing score (for the online assessment) and will be issued a certificate via email.

Module 1: An Introduction to Successful Construction Management

  • What is construction management - its definition, its purpose and its key principles
  • The key skills and personal attributes that you need to be a Construction Manager
  • The stages of construction management and why they are important
  • What successful construction management looks like

Module 2: Construction Projects Development and Organisation

  • What project management is and how it can support the process of construction management
  • The five key phases of project management
  • Types of construction delivery methods
  • Organising a construction project - Planning

Module 3: Estimating the Construction Work and Investigating the Location for Site Selection

  • Things to consider when estimating the cost of construction work
  • How to estimate construction work - methods, pitfalls and adding mark-up
  • How to write a successful tender for construction work
  • Important factors when choosing a construction site

Module 4 : Maintaining Site Organisation

  • The importance of maintaining good site organisation and key legislation, to help you to create a safe and well organised site
  • The key features of a well organised construction site
  • Factors to consider when organising a construction site
  • Documentation and administrative requirements

Module 5: Equipment Planning and Management

  • The benefits of using construction equipment and the factors to consider when choosing the best types for your construction project
  • The different types of equipment available
  • Methods of obtaining construction equipment - purchasing, renting and leasing
  • What is depreciation and the different methods to measure it

Module 6: Managing Your Materials

  • What are building materials and why are they important
  • Naturally occurring building materials
  • Man-made building materials
  • Factors to consider when choosing building materials

Module 7: Storage and Waste Management

  • The importance of appropriate storage within construction and factors to consider when deciding on storage options
  • Advice for storing different types of construction materials and equipment
  • What manual handling is and how to mitigate risks associated with it
  • How to manage waste and how to implement a waste management strategy, to maximise reusing and recycling of materials

Module 8: Purchase Management

  • A summary of the purchasing process within construction management and reasons why it is important to have a purchasing strategy for maximum benefits
  • What stock/inventory control is and the factors to consider in its implementation
  • How to find and choose suppliers as part of the purchasing process
  • How to successfully negotiate with suppliers

Module 9: Maintaining Quality throughout Construction

  • Ways to ensure quality in the design and construction phases
  • The importance of quality assurance and quality control, including the ISO 9000 standards
  • The importance of site inspections and how to deal with the outcomes of such inspections
  • Resolving conflict and disputes in construction management

Module 10: Important legal contract information and HR

  • An overview of different employment statuses, such as employed staff, contractors, subcontractors, agency workers and zero hours contracts
  • Contractors and subcontractors - advantages and disadvantages of using them and how to work with them in the best possible way
  • Statutory entitlements and common legal and contractual clauses
  • Key principles of working with employed staff, agency workers and zero hours contracts

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 070NSA111
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate of Completion

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