Construction Management

Construction Management Level 5 I Endorsed by ABC Awards |Tutor Support and Assessments included in the Course Price.

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300 Hours
No formal qualification
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Construction Management

Construction Management Course Level 5. Endorsed Certificate of Achievement. Take those all-important first steps towards a fulfilling career in Construction Management, with this exclusive home study program.

Explore the responsibilities of those who work in Construction Management, along with how to play a key role in Construction projects in a leadership position. From project scheduling to Construction forecasting to cost control and budgeting, you’ll build the essential knowledge you need to pursue a rewarding career in Construction Management Enrolment is open 365 days a year – study today for a brighter tomorrow!


Endorsed by ABC Awards

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Construction Management

Careers in Construction Management are known for being not only stable and prosperous, but also enormously enjoyable. Construction managers play a direct role in moulding and shaping the world we live in. If you’d like to make you mark on the world, why not study for a recognised Level 5 Diploma in Construction Management? With Oxford Home Study Centre, premier distance learning was never more accessible, enjoyable or affordable!

Construction Management - Course Syllabus:

This Level 5 Diploma in Construction Management covers the following modules:

Module 1 - Construction Management BasicsProject Organisation in Construction

This module covers the following topics:

  • Market Size and its Importance
  • Features of the Construction Industry
  • Multiplicity of Agencies
  • Productivity and Labour Quality
  • Role of Construction Supervisor
  • Responsibilities of the Construction Supervisor
  • Construction Supervisor and the Phases of Construction Project
  • Supervision for the Construction Agency
  • Construction Supervision and Inspection and Testing
  • Construction Supervisor's Role in Ensuring Progress
  • Plus more

Module 2 - Cost Estimation for Construction Projects

This module covers the following topics

  • Estimate of a Construction Project
  • Estimation during Feasibility Studies
  • Quick Method of Approximate Estimate
  • Estimation during the Project Report Stage and for Project Approval Execution Strategy
  • Estimating for Planning Bill of Quantities
  • Estimating for Planning and Scheduling
  • Estimation for Variations
  • Estimating for Revision of Project Budgets
  • Plus more

Module 3 - Preliminary Investigations for Constriction Projects

This module covers the following topics

  • Types of Buildings
  • Zoning and Other Factors
  • Environmental Impact Study (EIS)
  • Criteria for Location and Site Selection
  • Structure of Rock
  • Construction at Rock Sites
  • Engineering Geology
  • Flood Plains and Flood Protection
  • Factors affecting Site Exploration
  • Plus more

Module 4 - Site Organisation and Management

This module covers the following topics

  • Types of Buildings
  • Zoning and Other Factors
  • Environmental Impact Study (EIS)
  • Criteria for Location and Site Selection
  • Structure of Rock
  • Construction at Rock Sites
  • Engineering Geology
  • Flood Plains and Flood Protection
  • Factors affecting Site Exploration
  • Plus more

Module 5 - Planning Equipment in Construction Industry

This module covers the following topics

  • Equipment Selection
  • Equipment Productivity
  • Product Features and Attachments
  • Matching of Construction Equipment and Plant
  • Advantages of Purchasing Equipment
  • Owning and Operating Costs
  • Plus more

Module 6 - Construction Equipment Management

This module covers the following topics

  • Equipment Management Organisation
  • Spare Parts Inventory
  • Availability of Spare Parts
  • Inventory Management
  • Necessity of Maintenance Management
  • Principal Aspects and Methods of Maintenance
  • Equipment Servicing and Servicing Facilities
  • Field Repairs and Maintenance Facilities
  • Lubrication Requirements of Construction Equipment
  • Data Bank
  • Plus more

Module 7 - Construction Material Management

This module covers the following topics

  • Material Planning and Control
  • Stores and Inventory Control
  • Importance of Material Management
  • Issues Confronting Material Management
  • Quality Specification
  • Centralised versus Decentralised Purchasing
  • Vendor Rating
  • Rating Methods
  • Issues Relating to Storage and Material Handling Optimum level of inventory
  • Receiving Inspection Record Keeping
  • Material Handling and Equipment
  • Material Management in Construction
  • Plus more

Module 8 - Procurement and Storage in Construction Industry

This module covers the following topics

  • Elements of Purchasing
  • Materials Purchasing System
  • Offer Processing Stage
  • Receipt of Materials, Transportation and Inspection
  • Stores Systems and Procedures
  • Management of Receipts
  • Plus more

Module 9 - HR Management in Construction Industry

This module covers the following topics

  • Roles and Functions of HR Management
  • Manpower Planning for Construction Companies
  • Techniques of Manpower Planning
  • Sources of Recruitment
  • Components of Salary
  • Plus more

Module 10 - Quality Control in Construction Projects

This module covers the following topics

  • Quality Control
  • Advantages of Quality Control
  • Quality Control and Quality Assurance
  • Economic Objectives of Quality Control
  • Contractor Quality Control
  • Incentives and Penalties
  • Effect of Incentives and Penalties
  • Plus more

Module 11 - Legal Aspects of Contract Management

This module covers the following topics

  • Essential Elements of a Contract
  • Provision of the Law with Regard to Form
  • Types of Construction Contract
  • Competitive Bid Contracts
  • Combined Lump Sum and Unit Price Contracts
  • Insurance Contracts and Claims
  • Procedures for Disputes at Law
  • Plus more

Module 12 - Vendor Analysis for Best Buy in Construction

This module covers the following topics

  • Vendor Management
  • Vendor Registration and Development
  • Vendor Rating
  • Aims of Vendor Rating
  • Vendor Rating Methods
  • Materials Management Computerisation
  • Plus more

Construction Management - Course Benefits:

This Level 5 Certificate in Construction Management has the following benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.

Construction Management - Course Material

All course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Level 5 Diploma in Construction Management course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Construction Management - Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a course with Oxford Home Study College you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Construction Management

Studying for Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Construction Management comes highly recommended for anyone looking to establish themselves as a true leader in this dynamic and rewarding profession. By beginning with the basics and gradually guiding learners through the most important and complex industry issues, our top-level Level 5 Diploma in Construction Management open to newcomers with no existing experience or expertise. We design our courses to be as accessible and flexible as possible, with absolutely no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about.

Study today for a brighter tomorrow, with a little help from Oxford Home Study College!


Construction Management

There is no particular entry requirement Level 5 Diploma in Construction Management. We do not ask for any previous qualification or experience.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £120 accreditation fee.There are £9 postal charges for the UK students and £15 for the non UK students.

Certificate of Completion from OHSC

Certificate of Completion from OHSC (soft copy) can be claimed for £10. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25 + postal charges (£9 for UK students, £15 for outside UK)

Career path

Construction Management

Upon successful completion of our Diploma in Construction Management candidates may choose to pursue an extensive range of careers including:Building Inspector

  • Carpenter
  • Civil Engineer
  • Construction Assistant
  • Construction Coordinator
  • Construction Engineer
  • Construction Supervisor
  • Project Assistant

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Rosana asked:

Please can you let me know who the accredited body / provider is and if it is ICE and the others or another type of accreditation etc.


Dear Rosana The course Awarding Body is ABC Awards, which is one of the leading national awarding bodies. Their endorsed courses are respected by employers in the UK and abroad.

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