Construction Site Supervisor

Key Information



Typical Duration 

30 Months (including end point assessment period) 

Delivery Model 

Delivery Location 

FutureSkills at MediaCityUK, Dakota Avenue, M50 2PU 

Start Date 

September 2020 

Programme Summary

Typical job titles for this role can include Assistant Site Supervisor, Assistant Supervisor or Construction Site Supervisor. In the case of SME construction companies, the roles are likely to include Site Manager or Site Supervisor. 

The main duties of a Construction Site Supervisor include supervision of specialist contractors, the control of health and safety standards, recording, control and reporting of progress, the mininisation of environmental impact, control of quality of work, and assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of cost. 

This apprenticeship standard also includes a Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction). 

What will you learn?

Apprentices will develop a range of knowledge, skills and behaviors required to become a successful Construction Site Supervisor. These include the knowledge and skills to control health and safety, support with sustainability, implement construction technology, plan, organise and manage projects, monitor quality, and monitor costs. 

How is it delivered and assessed?

Apprentices will attend college on a day release basis at FutureSkills at MediaCityUK, Dakota Avenue, M50 2PU, where knowledge will be developed via taught sessions, online learning and self-study. The HNC units to be delivered are: 

  • Construction technology 

  • Science and materials 

  • Construction practice and management 

  • Construction information 

  • Legal and statutory responsibilities in construction 

  • Individual project 

  • Principles of alternative energy 

  • Principles of refurbishment 

Portfolio of Evidence 

A portfolio of evidence will be developed by the apprentice, with the support of the assessor. This portfolio will confirm the knowledge which has been developed, the skills which are regularly applied in the workplace, and the behaviors demonstrated to be a successful Construction Site Supervisor. 

Apprentices are required to undertake end point assessment. This will be an online knowledge test, an agreed project, and a professional discussion to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and behaviors developed over the programme. 

Mandatory Qualifications 

  • Level 4 HNC in Construction and the Built Environment (Construction). 

Entry Requirements

  • A previous Level 3, construction-based apprenticeship. For example – Technical and Professional Advanced Level Apprenticeship or Construction Building Advanced Level Apprenticeship. 

  • English and maths at Level 2 

Apprentices must be in suitable employment and have the opportunity to develop the required knowledge, skills, and behaviors aligned to this apprenticeship standard. Assessments will be carried out with employers to determine suitability.