CIOB Graduate Conversion Course

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Construction Managment

CIOB Graduate Conversion Course

Who is eligible?

The course is designed for graduates working in the industry whose academic qualifications are not connected to construction. Suitable candidates will hold a degree in any subject but must be working in a management role in the construction industry.

What is it?

The Graduate Conversion Certificate is a nationally recognised qualification which provides a route to chartered membership for those who hold a degree in a subject unconnected to construction. Learners undertake 5 mandatory units which develop the underpinning knowledge and skills required of a competent construction manager and 1 optional unit to suit their job role from a menu of 7 units. Upon completion of the course, graduates receive a CIOB Level 4 Certificate in Site Management (QCF).


Benefits of taking course?

The CIOB Graduate Conversion Certificate provides a balance of structured classroom learning and practical skills development that supports and develops graduates into a career in the industry.

It gives the learner a QCF accredited qualification at level 4, provides access to the CSCS black card for managers and prepares learners for the professional review and full chartered membership of the CIOB.


sandDuration: The course does not have a fixed duration but generally takes about 1-2 years to complete on a part-time basis. It can be delivered by e-learning, block release, evening classes or in the workplace.

certificate  Certificates available

The Mandatory Units


– Project Planning for Construction

– Managing the Quality of

– Construction Works

– Managing Health, Safety, Welfare and Risk in Construction Works

– Contractual and Legal Responsibilities within a Construction Environment

– Managing the Technology of Modern and Traditional Construction Works.

Optional Units


– Managing Dimensional Control in Construction Works

– Project Control and Monitoring for Construction

– Developing and Managing Construction Works Personnel

– Estimating and Measuring Work within a Construction Environment

– Managing Sub-Contractors within a Construction Environment

– Managing Building Services within a Construction Environment

– Managing Sustainable Construction.