End Point Assessment
Construction Site Supervisor
- Reference Code: ST0048
- Level: 4
- Version: 1
- Duration: 36 months
Construction Site Supervisors are associated with the supervision of specialist contractors and workers on construction projects and are based on construction sites with occasional time in offices. Typical job titles can include: 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.
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
Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.
The apprenticeship includes core knowledge, skills and behaviours required to undertake the work of a Construction Site Supervisor.
End Point Assessment
Overview of assessment
The end point assessment covers all of the skills, knowledge and behaviours in the Standard. It will take place using independent assessors appointed by QFI and the methods shown below:
Consisting of 20 multiple-choice questions of which 14 will be scenario based. The online test will be computer-based and will assess and underpin the knowledge required to work as a Construction Site Supervisor. The knowledge test is closed book i.e. the apprentice cannot refer to reference books or materials, and apprentices will have 40 minutes to complete the test.
Consisting of a 2500-word written report detailing a work-based project relevant to the Construction Site Supervisor working environment and that demonstrates the relevant Knowledge, skills and behaviours within the apprenticeship standard. The Project’s subject, title and scope is agreed at gateway and following successful achievement of the online test. Apprentices must pass the project before taking the professional discussion.
The professional discussion will be in the form of an interview with one assessor and will take one hour. Prior to the professional discussion, the apprentice will have submitted a Summary of Experience, based upon their portfolio of evidence, in the form of a1350-word written report. The summary of experience will be reviewed by the assessor who use it to formulate the questions for the professional discussion.
Readiness for assessment
The employer will endorse progression to the end-point when satisfied that the apprentice is consistently working at or above the level set out in the standard, and the pre-requisite gateway requirements have been met with evidence to support these:
- achieved minimum level 2 English and mathematics
- completed a Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the industry’s recognised professional bodies meeting the educational requirements for Technician status or the equivalent level of membership
- completed a Portfolio of Evidence to inform the Professional Discussion
This apprenticeship is graded by the independent assessor appointed by QFI and grades are either: fail, pass or distinction. Professional Recognition This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours typically required to achieve Technician status or the equivalent with the industry’s recognised professional bodies.
Why choose QFI
QFI is listed on the Register of Apprenticeship Assessment Organisations to assess this apprenticeship Standard. We have access to specialist, occupationally competent independent assessors. We will work with you to ensure that the end-point assessment runs as smoothly as possible providing support for any staff involved in the process. Contact us now to discuss your requirements firstname.lastname@example.org