Develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to take on the role of construction supervisor and lay the foundations for a fulfilling career in construction management with our Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship. Study for a Certificate of Higher Education in Site Management while you work, with no tuition fees.
This apprenticeship is ideal if you're looking to start a career in construction management or aspire to advance your existing role and open doors for future career opportunities. As well as providing you with the skills and knowledge to support your role as a construction supervisor, successful completion of this course will enable you progress onto our Construction Site Management Degree Apprenticeship, achieve a full BSc (Hons) degree and lay the foundations for a fulfilling career in construction management.
Construction site supervisors are tasked with the supervision of specialist contractors and workers on construction projects and play a key role in ensuring projects are delivered safely and efficiently.
Our course has been developed using the Government-approved construction site supervisor trailblazer standards. This means that the course incorporates all the knowledge, skills and behaviours as defined by employers representative of the sector.
An apprenticeship is a job with training, combining practical experience with academic learning.
At least 20% of your contracted working hours will be classed as 'off-the-job'. This time will be dedicated to developing the knowledge and skills needed to meet the requirements of the apprenticeship, and therefore is not part of your usual work duties.
The off-the-job learning will be delivered through university-led learning sessions and activities, and practical learning experiences in your usual work setting.
Our Construction Site Supervisor Apprenticeship is delivered on a day release basis at either ARU Peterborough or on our Chelmsford campus.
You will be assessed at the end of each module you undertake (on-programme assessments) which will contribute towards the final award of your qualification.
You will also undertake an End Point Assessment (EPA) to complete your apprenticeship when all on-programme assessments have been successfully passed.
The EPA for this apprenticeship is independently assessed and takes place when all on-programme assessments have been successfully passed.
"The responsibilities I’ve been given are far beyond what I could have hoped coming into an apprenticeship. The practical learning element has made the basis of my overall learning experience, with university studies greatly complementing that development."
“The degree apprenticeship has provided me with vital years of experience whilst gaining my qualifications. I’ve had a great understanding of the course modules because I’m practicing them on a daily basis."
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Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will have a Cert HE in Site Management and a minimum of two years' relevant work experience. The skills, knowledge and experience you develop during the course will prepare you for roles such as Assistant Site Manager, Assistant Supervisor or Construction Site Supervisor. In the case of SME construction companies, the roles are likely to include Site Manager or Site Supervisor.
You will also have the opportunity to join our Construction Site Management Degree Apprenticeship, and top up your Cert HE to a full BSc (Hons) degree in Construction Management and further enhance your career prospects in construction leadership.
In addition to the person specifications that have been set out by your employer, these are the entry requirements for the course.
*If you do not have the appropriate Level 2 Maths and English, you must ensure you complete these prior to the start of the course. For further details about which qualifications meet Level 2 requirements check the gov.uk website.
**We will also consider applicants with non-standard qualifications provided you have a significant amount of relevant experience, are well-supported by your employer, and demonstrate the ability to manage university-level study. This is with the exception of ESFA approved Level 2 Maths and English qualifications which are mandatory.
Degree Apprenticeships are delivered via a blend of face-to-face campus teaching, work-based learning and online teaching supported by our established online learning systems to provide additional support for individual study and engagement. The mix of this blended approach varies between apprenticeships; please get in touch for further details. In the event that there are restrictions put into place due to the pandemic by the Government, we will endeavour to retain face-to-face teaching as much as possible but will respond accordingly to the restrictions placed on the University.
To apply for an apprenticeship, you need to have the support of your employer. If you already have the support of your employer or have any questions before talking to them, please do not hesitate to contact one of our apprenticeship experts who will be happy to help.
If you have any questions or would like to discuss any aspect of degree apprenticeships, then our dedicated Degrees at Work team are here to help. Get in touch today on the details above or take a look at our information for employers.
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