Certificate in Site Management

MQF Level 5


Site Management

June 2022
Price  (Local/EU)
8 Months
ECTS Credits
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Course Description

Construction sites demand competent and skilled supervisors and managers.  This is essential for construction projects to be executed in a smooth and efficient manner that effectively takes safety and the environment into consideration.

The Certificate in Site Management aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of site set-up and management.  It covers related construction project processes, legal aspects, management skills, health and safety legislation, as well as environmental and sustainability issues.

The course is in line with occupational standards set by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) in the UK.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess the following:

  • a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one A-level or equivalent in any subject);
  • a pass in English Language and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (O-Level or equivalent);
  • 2 years of working experience related to the industry.

Target Audience

This course is targeted at:

  • professionals within the construction industry and other individuals aspiring for professional and academic advancement in site management;
  • mid-career break professionals looking for opportunities to return to or change their career.

Career Paths

The course is suitable for students who are new to the industry, as well as those who wish to obtain a Level 5 qualification and possibly pursue further academic pathways for experienced professionals in the field.

The possible positions for which this programme aims to prepare you for include:

  • site manager
  • site management executive
  • site health and safety officer
  • site project manager
  • site project assistant
  • site supervisor


You are required to complete all modules (30 ECTS), to fulfil the requirements of this certificate.

How you’ll be assessed

This is a part-time programme and will typically take 8 months to complete. The programme comprises a total of 5 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.

The course comprises:

  • 6 lectures per module;
  • 3-hour lectures (evening);
  • 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.

Course Intake Dates

June 2022
November 2022

Additional Info

Reading for the entire Certificate in Site Management as presented in this brochure costs €3,000.*

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible for a 70% refund of the cost through the ‘Get Qualified’ scheme.**

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.***

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in Malta at the time of applying.

**Terms and conditions apply.

*** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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