Site Supervisor Level 4 Apprenticeship (New Standard)

You will achieve the qualification through a mixture of blended learning to include master classes, presentations, assignments, webinars, research and one to one reviews with your assessor. You will complete the apprenticeship from your place of work.


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Apprentices should be aged between 16-24 years old. Mature students are welcome to apply.

How it works

Apprentice’s only attend college once every 2 terms and work with there employer the other 4 days on ‘on the job training’. Apprentices must have access to a PC to complete the coursework. Students will work on site as well as being in the office.

Style of learning

You will achieve the qualification through a mixture of blended learning to include master classes, presentations, assignments, webinars, research and one to one reviews with your assessor. You will complete the apprenticeship from your place of work.

Occupational profile

The main duties and tasks of a Site Supervisor are:

Supervise PAYE operatives, contractors and sub-contractors

The control of health and safety standards on construction/roofing projects

Recording, control and reporting of progress on a construction/roofing project

The minimisation of the environmental impact of construction/roofing projects

Control of quality of works on a construction/roofing project

Assisting commercial staff with the monitoring of costs on a construction/roofing project

Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours

Health and SafetyUnderstand risk assessment of activities and the importance of behaviours in safety-critical environments
SustainabilityUnderstand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and environmental aspects


Understand different construction/roofing methods and materials


Understand management principles and the project management lifecycle
Planning and

Organising Work

Understand the importance of project planning and resourcing and be able to analyse different techniques
Monitor QualityAble to define the quality required on a finished construction/roofing project
Monitor costsUnderstand the importance of cost control on a construction/roofing project


Health and SafetyIdentify risk of activities and encourage all employees to demonstrate safety conscious behaviours
SustainabilityAssess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects


Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction/roofing projects
Project ManagementUse effective management principles and be able to supervise construction/roofing workers
Planning and

Organising Work

Understand overall plan for project and measure and record progress against plan
Monitor QualityAssess and report on quality standards and assist in commissioning of finished construction/roofing projects
Monitor costsUnderstand financial and legal constraints and measure and record progress against budget


Professional JudgementBe able to work within own level of competence and know when to seek advice from others
Commitment to Code of


Work within Rules and Regulations of Professional Competence and Conduct for the industry’s recognised professional bodies.
Continuing Professional


Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs.

Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested.

Commitment to Equality

and Diversity

Understand the importance of equality and diversity and demonstrate attributes so as to meet the requirements of fairness at work.
Communicate EffectivelyBe able to contribute effectively to meetings and present information in a variety of ways including oral and written.
Work in TeamsBe able to work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational way.
Demonstrate InnovationBe able to identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions.


The typical duration for this Apprenticeship is three years but this will depend upon the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of knowledge and understanding.

The following qualification will be gained:

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.

English and Maths; apprentices without level 2 English and Maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment. We deliver Level 2 functional skills (achieved through distance learning as a stand alone qualification)

Link to professional registration

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. The final assessment process for this Apprenticeship will typically be representative of the review process required for professional registration.


This Apprenticeship standard is at Level 4. All students will be assessed at the end of their course through a End Point Assessment (EPA) which consists of an exam, site observations and a professional discussion.


Level: 4
Reference: ST0048
Date updated: 04/08/2022
Route: Construction and the built environment
Typical duration to gateway : 36 months (this does not include EPA)