The Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Construction Management (Sustainability) is appropriate for employees in the construction and the built environment sector working across a broad range of areas. It is designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where learners are required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction industry.

We offer a nationwide service, made possible using our on-line portfolio Learning Assistant. Your NVQ will be assessed using the product of your work e.g. contract documents. Your knowledge will be assessed using professional discussion or written reflective account.

Course Content & Units

There are three pathways within this qualification and each learner must achieve 64 credits made up of either mandatory units or optional units – the pathways and unit contents will be fully explained at induction. 

The three pathways are:

  • Construction & Built Environment

  • Civil Engineering

  • Building Services Engineering

Progression from this qualification could be within employment in the construction and built environment sector, to degree programmes.


Learners can also progress to progression to professional body membership where they can work towards membership of Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT), the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Institute of Highway Engineers (IHE) and the Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE) or other relevant professional bodies.

Industry Recognition & Benefits

The NVQ Level 5 Diploma qualifies the holder to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) black card

CSCS Card Information

You will apply directly to CSCS for your card after you receive your NVQ certificate through the post from us. Click the logo for more information

How much will my NVQ Level 5 cost?


This price includes assessment and training materials, the full training program online, Awarding Body (Pearson) registration/certification fees, ePortfolio registration and support and guidance throughout the qualification.

*Discounts may apply to multiple learners from the same company

*VAT is not applicable

How to apply for this course

Frequently asked questions

What are the payment terms?

50% to begin the NVQ process; followed by 50% upon completion.

What are the NVQ Entry Requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for the qualification; however, the potential learner must be able to demonstrate that they can meet the skills, knowledge and experience requirements of the NVQ before enrolment.

How long will my NVQ take to complete?

An assessment plan will be agreed during your Initial assessment/Induction and a planned end date agreed. However, we would expect your qualification to be complete within 16 weeks.

How is the NVQ qualification assessed?

Learning Assistant is the on-line NVQ portfolio. During the Initial assessment your assessor will identify the most appropriate optional units and provide advice and guidance regarding the range of evidence required. At this stage you will be introduced to Learning Assistant and uploading evidence. Your assessor will also maintain regular contact by phone, text message and email. Your assessor will provide sufficient support throughout the assessment process to ensure timely completion of your NVQ.

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If you want to work in construction, you are going to need a CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) card providing assurance that you have acquired the necessary level of knowledge to operate safely on a construction site. It demonstrates that individuals have undertaken appropriate training and assists in demonstrating compliance with health and safety regulations. The holder of an NVQ will be able to apply for a CSCS card at the appropriate level.