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Construction and building trades supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of workers in construction and building trades.

Tasks

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of construction and building workers and/or subcontractors
  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet productivity requirements
  • Liaises with managers and contractors to resolve operational problems
  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet productivity requirements
  • Reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements, though GCSEs/S grades are advantageous. Entry is typically through an apprenticeship or traineeship approved by ConstructionSkills leading to an NVQ/SVQ at Level 3, in addition to significant relevant work experience.

Industry Insights

Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £37,000 per annum and can progress up to £39,000 per annum.

Is it in growth or decline?

There are currently 7,525 employed Construction & Building Trades Supervisors in the region.

Destinations of Construction Completers July 2018

57% of students went on to other FE study

11% of students went on to an Apprenticeship

3% of students went on to employment

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