What will the apprentice be doing?
The main duties and tasks of a Site Manager Apprentice 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
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
The qualification you would be working to is the Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor (Standard).
This training will mainly be through remote learning with a paid study day as needed. You will have to attend semi-regular campus assessments and are expected to travel when necessary. You will also have possible assessment visits done on site as needed. Both you will be responsible to managing/arranging with your line manager.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
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.
At the end of this apprenticeship you would be capable of working as a qualified Assistant Site Manager with the likely progression into a degree qualification partnered with further experience to become a Site Manager.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 (C) or Higher) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 (C) or Higher) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Construction Based Qualification (Grade Pass) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Construction Based Qualification (Grade Pass) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 3 or equivalent Construction Based Qualification (Grade Pass) Desired
Things to consider
We are looking for reliable candidates who are committed to starting and completing this apprenticeship, who have good time-keeping and attendance, who are as determined to gain the qualification alongside the work experience. We are committed to equality and diversity in the workplace - you will not be judged on age, gender or ethnicity.