FETC Supervision of Construction Processes


Note To The Learner

This Learner Guide provides a comprehensive overview of the module. It is designed to improve the skills and knowledge of learners, and thus enabling them to effectively and efficiently complete specific tasks.


Learners found competent against this Qualification will be able to execute the supervision of construction processes in a specific civil engineering context.
For those with extensive experience in the workplace, this Qualification can be used in the recognition of prior learning process to assess and recognise workplace skills acquired without the benefit of formal education and training.

For the new entrant, this Qualification describes the learning outcomes required to effectively participate in a structured workplace.
For education and training providers, this Qualification provides guidance for the development of appropriate learning programmes and assessment documentation.
For employers, this Qualification enables skills gaps to be identified and addressed ensuring that productivity levels are increased and business objectives achieved.
This Qualification has been developed to provide flexibility and mobility/portability across the construction industry. This will allow for future career advancement across the various learnerships in the supervision of construction processes.

Qualifying learners will be capable of:

  • Applying occupational health, safety and environmental legislation and procedures in construction supervision.

  • Applying information from contract documentation, drawings and specifications to set out a construction site and supervise construction activities.

  • Supervising construction work teams and their activities.

It is recommended that learners wishing to access this qualification will be competent in the following:

  • Communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematical literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Computer Literacy at NQF Level 3.