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CIOB Level 4 Certificate in Site Management

About the Qualification

The CIOB level 4 Certificate in Construction Site Management is designed for supervisors and assistant site managers working in the construction sector who are progressing into a construction site manager role. This qualification develops the learner’s knowledge and skills to plan and programme projects, liaise with stakeholders and oversee small to medium construction projects safely and efficiently. The certificate is an acceptable qualification to gain the Academically Qualified Persons Card (AQP Card).

The Site Management qualification comprises of two qualifications; the Level 4 Certificate in Construction Site Management and the Level 4 Diploma in Construction Site Management.

To achieve the Certificate, learners are required to undertake:
• Unit 4 – Managing Health, Safety, Welfare and Risk in Construction Works and
• any other three units from the qualification.

Please see the attached syllabus for more details.


Total Qualification Time: 120 unit guided learning hours plus 120 unit personal study hours.


The courses are run at approved centres (download the PDF list on the right) and are usually taken on a day release or outside working hours basis. There is also a distance-learning option.