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Construction Site Supervisor Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 (Standard)

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Construction Site Supervisor Higher Apprenticeship Level 4 (Standard)

This Higher Apprenticeship has been developed to meet the needs of individuals working within building and construction projects, maintenance repairs, residential developments, conservation and demolition. The Site Supervisor Apprentices can take up to 3 years to complete. Job role for this apprenticeship includes: Assistant Site Manager, Assistant Supervisor or Construction Site Supervisor. The job role can also include working on built environment projects assisting budgets, ensuring contract is delivered on time and to programme, responsible for hiring staff, deliveries and quality management and costs.

Available Courses
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Starts: Various
Type: Apprenticeships
Day(s): Flex
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 3 years

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry requirements

Grade requirements:

You will need an Advanced apprenticeship in a Construction Subject or a BTEC Level 3 in Construction or Civil Engineering. English and maths at grade 4 and above.

Other requirements:

Employment in Technical & Professional/management element of the Construction Industry.

Course content

During this apprenticeship you will study a range of topics, including:

  • Construction Technology
  • Science & Materials
  • Construction Practice & Management
  • Legal & Statutory Responsibilities in Construction
  • Construction information (Drawing, detailing, Specification)
  • Surveying, measuring & Setting out
  • Mathematics for construction
Assessment methods

Assessment will take place in the workplace, through observation, professional discussion, Expert Witness Testimony and the completion of a portfolio. At College, there are written assignments for each unit, and a selection of exams. All apprentices will undertake an independent end point assessment following the completion of their practical period.


CSkills Awards Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Construction Site Supervision

Further study and career options

Further study: On successful completion of this Higher Apprenticeship you can undertake a Degree in a Construction related subject.

Career progression: Construction Site Manager or supervisor.

Additional information

Steel toe capped boots, a high-viz vest and usual study stationary will be required.

Duration and attendance

  • 36 months (Practical Period)
  • 39 months total duration
  • Day release over 2 years

Occupational profile

The main duties and tasks of a Construction Site Supervisor are:

  • Supervision of specialist contractors
  • The control of health and safety standards on construction projects
  • Recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction project
  • The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction projects
  • Control of quality of works on a construction project
  • Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction project
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Next Steps

How to apply

To start this Apprenticeship you will need to be employed in a relevant job role – visit the Apprenticeships section of our website, where you can view our Apprenticeship vacancies. For further information or queries you can email us or call 01234 291747.

Apprentices do not have to pay a fee to study, however the employer may be required to pay depending on their Levy entitlement/age of the candidate. For further information call 01234 291747.

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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.

Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 to order your copy.