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Diploma in Construction Management Level 6



Course Overview

Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction 

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to present this exclusive Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction, now open for online enrolment.  This popular Diploma in Construction Management provides invaluable industry insights for new and established construction personnel.  Whether pursuing promotion or considering a major career change, our affordable online courses could help you achieve your goals. Our Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Construction Management consists of 17 in-depth modules and online assessments. Key knowledge areas covered include project planning, risk management in the construction sector, equipment planning, managing materials, human resource management, an introduction to procurement and many more besides.  Sign up online, or contact the team at Brentwood Open Learning College anytime to learn more.

Why Study Construction Management?

Careers in construction management are about more than attractive salaries and long-term job security. For the construction manager, every day brings new opportunities to make a lasting mark on the world we live in. To take control of an ambitious construction project and ensure its successful outcome is a uniquely fulfilling experience. As is supporting the career development of a team of construction workers, providing talented candidates with the opportunity to climb the ranks. As one of the world’s largest biggest and most important employers, the construction sector is wide open for born problem-solvers with the ambition and drive to succeed. Whatever your current position and future objectives, you’ll be a step closer to reaching them with a Level Six Construction Diploma on your resume.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College specialises in high-quality online courses for career-focused candidates.  This popular Level 6 Diploma in Construction Management comprises 17 modules with online assessments, exploring the following topics and knowledge areas:

Module 1 - Construction Management - An Introduction

Learners are introduced to the contemporary construction sector in the first module, along with typical management structures within the construction business and the responsibilities of the construction manager. The importance of decisive leadership in construction management is also discussed.

Module 2 - Organisation of Construction Projects

The fundamentals of effective project planning follow in the second module, which takes candidates on a journey through the four primary phases of a construction project.  An introduction to the project lifecycle is also provided, along with the various levels of clearance required for a construction project to go ahead.

Module 3 - Understanding Work Breakdown Structure

Breaking down larger tasks into smaller component activities is discussed in Module Three, in which learners examine the concept of the work breakdown structure.  Tips and guidelines for creating and efficient work breakdown structure are provided, plus an introduction to work breakdown structure terminology.

Module 4 - Estimation Process and Aligning Resources for a Project

Several key resource allocation and alignment concepts are detailed and discussed in Module Four, which also brings the estimation process into discussion.  Candidates are familiarised with several important techniques and activities for improving the accuracy of estimation processes.

Module 5 - Effective Project Planning

Module Five takes a more detailed look at the project planning process, outlining the main logistics involved in getting a construction project off the ground.  Various project planning tools used in the construction industry are presented and discussed, along with an introduction to the critical path method and the use of network diagrams.

Module 6 - Project Risk Management and Communication Plans

A crash-course introduction to risk management follows in the sixth module, providing a detailed overview of key risk management and mitigation processes.  Candidates learn how to identify, classify, prioritise and deal with various types of risks, how to determine an acceptable risk level and more.

Module 7 - Cost Estimation

Further tools, techniques and formulas for producing accurate cost estimations are detailed and examined in Module Seven, which also familiarises learners with various categories of costs involved in construction projects. The revision of budgets and estimates at key stages throughout a project is also discussed.

Module 8 - Preliminary Site Investigation and Assessment

Module Eight examines each main factor and variable to consider when choosing an appropriate site for a construction project. The purpose of the environmental impact study is assessed, alongside flood protection measures, engineering geology and zoning in construction.

Module 9 - Site Organisation in the Construction Industry

Construction site logistics, traffic flow and general organisation are then discussed, along with the importance of prioritising workforce health and safety.  Candidates also consider the responsibilities of the construction manager with regard to on-site facilities, office space and provision of accommodation.

Module 10 - Construction Equipment Planning

Module 10 examines the categories of equipment required to complete construction projects, along with the various ways of sourcing construction equipment.  Candidates learn how to choose between leasing and purchasing equipment, in accordance with the requirements of the project.

Module 11 - Management of Construction Equipment

Further equipment management principles are presented and discussed in Module 11, which focuses on the storage, maintenance, repair and movement of important construction machinery.  The potential benefits of building a spare parts inventory are also discussed.

Module 12 - Management of Construction Materials

Module 12 shifts focus to material management on construction sites, incorporating tips and guidelines for safer material handling practices. All key considerations that must be covered in a site’s material management strategy are presented and assessed.

Module 13 - Human Resources Management

The cornerstones of an effective human resource management policy are then discussed, along with typical HR roles and responsibilities within the construction business.  Candidates are guided through the recruitment and selection process, while assessing the value of careful manpower planning and strategic deployment.

Module 14 - Storage Management

A more detailed look at safe and effective storage management practices follows in Module 14, incorporating several typical on-site storage systems and protocols.  Learners also consider the potential benefits of integrated material management and purchasing systems in construction.

Module 15 - Purchasing and Vendor Management

Module 15 highlights the value of building long-term relationships with service providers and vendors, with tips for evaluating vendor performance and bringing the best possible help on board.  Negotiation tips for getting a better are also provided, along with when and how it is better to walk away from a current or prospective collaboration.

Module 16 - Quality Control for Construction Works

Several major quality control activities are presented and examined in Module 16, which considers the criticality of quality management for a construction project to succeed.  Candidates also learn how the use of incentives and penalties to maintain quality standards can be beneficial yet challenging.

Module 17 - Legal Aspects of Contracting

The course concludes with a presentation of several different types of contracts used in the construction sector when projects are formalised. Learners are guided through the basics of contractual law, with strong focus on the elements a contract must contain to be recognised as a legally binding agreement.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Construction Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £900 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £180

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £60

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £700

Endorsement

CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Career Path

The only limitations in the construction sector are your own ambition, determination and desire to succeed. To become a knowledgeable and experienced construction manager is to pave the way for remarkable lifelong career prospects. Pursue the job of your dreams at home or abroad, or take the first steps towards starting your own construction management consultancy. The sky is also the limit where salaries are concerned - anything from £25,000 to more than £100,000 at executive level.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to support ambitious learners in pursuit of their career goals. Our advanced Level Six Construction Management Diploma could be the ideal course for:

  • New recruits looking to fast-track their progression through the ranks
  • Experienced personnel working on their knowledge and skills
  • Construction business owners, managers and leadership personnel
  • Entrepreneurs interested in launching new construction businesses
  • Anyone interested in high-profile job opportunities at home and abroad
  • Jobseekers working on their long-term career prospects
  • Newcomers looking to start exciting new construction careers

Sign up online and get started today, or contact the BOLC student support team anytime for more information.

Course at QLS
Level 6

Endorsement
CPD Standard Office

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
500 Hours

Entry Requirements
There are no particular entry requirements

Start Date
Ongoing



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WAS
£ 900

NOW
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Course at QLS
Level 6

Endorsed By
CPD Standard Office

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
500 Hours

Entry Requirements
There are no particular entry requirements

Start Date
Ongoing





Course Overview

Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction 

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to present this exclusive Advanced Diploma of Building and Construction, now open for online enrolment.  This popular Diploma in Construction Management provides invaluable industry insights for new and established construction personnel.  Whether pursuing promotion or considering a major career change, our affordable online courses could help you achieve your goals. Our Level 6 Graduate Diploma in Construction Management consists of 17 in-depth modules and online assessments. Key knowledge areas covered include project planning, risk management in the construction sector, equipment planning, managing materials, human resource management, an introduction to procurement and many more besides.  Sign up online, or contact the team at Brentwood Open Learning College anytime to learn more.

Why Study Construction Management?

Careers in construction management are about more than attractive salaries and long-term job security. For the construction manager, every day brings new opportunities to make a lasting mark on the world we live in. To take control of an ambitious construction project and ensure its successful outcome is a uniquely fulfilling experience. As is supporting the career development of a team of construction workers, providing talented candidates with the opportunity to climb the ranks. As one of the world’s largest biggest and most important employers, the construction sector is wide open for born problem-solvers with the ambition and drive to succeed. Whatever your current position and future objectives, you’ll be a step closer to reaching them with a Level Six Construction Diploma on your resume.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College specialises in high-quality online courses for career-focused candidates.  This popular Level 6 Diploma in Construction Management comprises 17 modules with online assessments, exploring the following topics and knowledge areas:

Module 1 - Construction Management - An Introduction

Learners are introduced to the contemporary construction sector in the first module, along with typical management structures within the construction business and the responsibilities of the construction manager. The importance of decisive leadership in construction management is also discussed.

Module 2 - Organisation of Construction Projects

The fundamentals of effective project planning follow in the second module, which takes candidates on a journey through the four primary phases of a construction project.  An introduction to the project lifecycle is also provided, along with the various levels of clearance required for a construction project to go ahead.

Module 3 - Understanding Work Breakdown Structure

Breaking down larger tasks into smaller component activities is discussed in Module Three, in which learners examine the concept of the work breakdown structure.  Tips and guidelines for creating and efficient work breakdown structure are provided, plus an introduction to work breakdown structure terminology.

Module 4 - Estimation Process and Aligning Resources for a Project

Several key resource allocation and alignment concepts are detailed and discussed in Module Four, which also brings the estimation process into discussion.  Candidates are familiarised with several important techniques and activities for improving the accuracy of estimation processes.

Module 5 - Effective Project Planning

Module Five takes a more detailed look at the project planning process, outlining the main logistics involved in getting a construction project off the ground.  Various project planning tools used in the construction industry are presented and discussed, along with an introduction to the critical path method and the use of network diagrams.

Module 6 - Project Risk Management and Communication Plans

A crash-course introduction to risk management follows in the sixth module, providing a detailed overview of key risk management and mitigation processes.  Candidates learn how to identify, classify, prioritise and deal with various types of risks, how to determine an acceptable risk level and more.

Module 7 - Cost Estimation

Further tools, techniques and formulas for producing accurate cost estimations are detailed and examined in Module Seven, which also familiarises learners with various categories of costs involved in construction projects. The revision of budgets and estimates at key stages throughout a project is also discussed.

Module 8 - Preliminary Site Investigation and Assessment

Module Eight examines each main factor and variable to consider when choosing an appropriate site for a construction project. The purpose of the environmental impact study is assessed, alongside flood protection measures, engineering geology and zoning in construction.

Module 9 - Site Organisation in the Construction Industry

Construction site logistics, traffic flow and general organisation are then discussed, along with the importance of prioritising workforce health and safety.  Candidates also consider the responsibilities of the construction manager with regard to on-site facilities, office space and provision of accommodation.

Module 10 - Construction Equipment Planning

Module 10 examines the categories of equipment required to complete construction projects, along with the various ways of sourcing construction equipment.  Candidates learn how to choose between leasing and purchasing equipment, in accordance with the requirements of the project.

Module 11 - Management of Construction Equipment

Further equipment management principles are presented and discussed in Module 11, which focuses on the storage, maintenance, repair and movement of important construction machinery.  The potential benefits of building a spare parts inventory are also discussed.

Module 12 - Management of Construction Materials

Module 12 shifts focus to material management on construction sites, incorporating tips and guidelines for safer material handling practices. All key considerations that must be covered in a site’s material management strategy are presented and assessed.

Module 13 - Human Resources Management

The cornerstones of an effective human resource management policy are then discussed, along with typical HR roles and responsibilities within the construction business.  Candidates are guided through the recruitment and selection process, while assessing the value of careful manpower planning and strategic deployment.

Module 14 - Storage Management

A more detailed look at safe and effective storage management practices follows in Module 14, incorporating several typical on-site storage systems and protocols.  Learners also consider the potential benefits of integrated material management and purchasing systems in construction.

Module 15 - Purchasing and Vendor Management

Module 15 highlights the value of building long-term relationships with service providers and vendors, with tips for evaluating vendor performance and bringing the best possible help on board.  Negotiation tips for getting a better are also provided, along with when and how it is better to walk away from a current or prospective collaboration.

Module 16 - Quality Control for Construction Works

Several major quality control activities are presented and examined in Module 16, which considers the criticality of quality management for a construction project to succeed.  Candidates also learn how the use of incentives and penalties to maintain quality standards can be beneficial yet challenging.

Module 17 - Legal Aspects of Contracting

The course concludes with a presentation of several different types of contracts used in the construction sector when projects are formalised. Learners are guided through the basics of contractual law, with strong focus on the elements a contract must contain to be recognised as a legally binding agreement.

Brentwood Open Learning College offers some free certificate courses in Construction Management. Explore now on our website. 

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £900 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £180

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £60

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £700

Endorsement

CPD Accredited (CPD Standard Office)

Career Path

The only limitations in the construction sector are your own ambition, determination and desire to succeed. To become a knowledgeable and experienced construction manager is to pave the way for remarkable lifelong career prospects. Pursue the job of your dreams at home or abroad, or take the first steps towards starting your own construction management consultancy. The sky is also the limit where salaries are concerned - anything from £25,000 to more than £100,000 at executive level.

Who Should Take This Course?

Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to support ambitious learners in pursuit of their career goals. Our advanced Level Six Construction Management Diploma could be the ideal course for:

  • New recruits looking to fast-track their progression through the ranks
  • Experienced personnel working on their knowledge and skills
  • Construction business owners, managers and leadership personnel
  • Entrepreneurs interested in launching new construction businesses
  • Anyone interested in high-profile job opportunities at home and abroad
  • Jobseekers working on their long-term career prospects
  • Newcomers looking to start exciting new construction careers

Sign up online and get started today, or contact the BOLC student support team anytime for more information.

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