What is the Leadership & Management Practice in Construction Course?
The purpose of this Leadership & Management Practice in Construction course is to develop knowledge and understanding of using leadership and management skills to ensure safety and quality requirements and appropriate standards of behaviour are met, when achieving project and work plans, as required by a practising or potential Team Leader or Site Supervisor.
Who is the Leadership & Management Practice in Construction Course Suitable For?
The CITB recognise that many good, skilled workers are often promoted to supervisory positions without any formal leadership or management training. This Leadership & Management Practice in Construction course is an excellent first step for those about to assume such responsibilities and is designed to ensure that people taking on such roles are equipped with the knowledge and skills to assume those responsibilities.
What’s Included in the Leadership & Management Practice in Construction Course?
Understanding the Roles and Responsibilities of a Supervisor or Team Leader
- Describe the responsibilities of the site supervisor or team leader in ensuring safety on site
- Describe the responsibilities of the site supervisor or team leader in ensuring quality requirements are met
- Describe the responsibilities of the site supervisor or team leader in ensuring productivity targets are achieved
- Describe the responsibilities of the site supervisor or team leader in ensuring behavioural standards on site are appropriate and contribute to the achievement of project and work plans
- Explain the role of the site supervisor or team leader in organisational procedures relating to poor performance or behaviour
The Differences Between Leadership and Management and the Relationship Between Them
- Explain why a site supervisor or team leader needs to be both a manager and a leader
- Explain the site supervisor’s or team leader’s role as a manager in achieving team objectives and outcomes
- Describe how you apply a range of ‘leadership styles’
- Describe how you set direction and communicate this to others
- Describe how you motivate and empower your team
- Identify and prioritise areas for personal development to improve own ability to lead
Quality Management in Site Management
- Explain, with examples, what is meant by the ‘cost of quality’
- Describe one quality standard for internal customers and one quality standard for external customers
- Describe the record-keeping process for maintaining quality
The Importance of Health and Safety in Site Management
- List current legislation and industry regulations relating to health and safety at work that are relevant to the responsibilities of a site supervisor or team leader
- Describe your organisation’s policy in relation to one specific item of legislation or regulation
- Describe how to conduct a risk assessment
- Explain the difference between a risk assessment and a method statement
- Describe how to ensure the team is aware of health and safety requirements
- Explain why it is important to monitor health and safety and keep accurate records
- Explain the supervisor’s or team leader’s role in monitoring health and safety and maintaining accurate records
- 2 DAYS (Delivered in the Classroom or Remotely (Virtual Classroom – Zoom)
- Short Assessment Paper (21 questions)
- Continuous Assessment (participation in professional group discussions and exercises)
- (CITB Assured) Training Provider Certified Course
- No mandatory renewal limitations.
- Refresher training recommended every 3-5 years.