ECITB Level 6 Diploma in Advanced Project Controls Practice
Advanced Level Course
About The Course
The objective of this vocational competence qualification is to provide recognition that a candidate has demonstrated the required level of technical competence to work, or lead in, project controls or a specific discipline within it.
This qualification consists of 10 mandatory units and 1 mandatory unit according to candidates selected pathway.
In order to achieve this qualification, a candidate must be working in a role within their selected qualification pathway and be able to generate the work-based evidence at the required level. A candidate’s individual circumstances will determine if this qualification is appropriate, and the Approved Centre will work with the prospective candidate and where appropriate the employer to determine suitability for the qualification.
Assessment for this qualification includes a portfolio of work-based evidence, technical discussions with and presentation to one of our ECITB Approved Assessors. You will be required to compile a portfolio of work-based evidence that demonstrates all the assessment criteria for each unit. Also you will be required to prepare and deliver a presentation to the assessor for Unit APC01 - Developing own professional competence.
You must successfully meet the requirements of all 11 units in order to attain this qualification. The Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 971 hours, including 761 hours of guided learning. The amount of time taken to achieve this Level 6 Diploma is typically 36 months.
•APC01 Developing own professional competence •APC02 Communicating to advise and influence project decisions •APC03 Controlling uncertainties with risk and assumption management •APC04 Defining requirements and preparing a project controls plan •APC05 Managing commercial and contractual arrangements •APC06 Applying data-centric execution and analytics •APC07 Applying optimisation and performance improvement •APC08 Applying change control processes and management •APC09 Monitoring and Controlling •APC10 Forecasting to influence future conditions
Optional Units (selected pathway):
•APC11 Applying estimating practice •APC12 Applying planning and scheduling practice •APC13 Applying cost engineering practice to set budgets and cost baselines •APC14 Applying integrated project controls practice