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PT210 Quality in Construction

PT210 Quality in Construction

This course has been developed in partnership with the CQI’s Construction Special Interest Group (ConSig). It introduces learners to practical tools and good practice approaches to managing quality in construction at all stages of the project lifecycle.

Course Details

Who is it for?
It has been developed to equip Quality Professionals working within the construction industry with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to their organisation’s achievement of ‘right first time’.
It is also suitable for other personnel who need to have a better understanding of the application of quality in construction.
Upon successful completion of the course, learners will have the capability to participate in the integration of quality to all stages of the Construction Project Lifecycle.

Course content
This is a 2-day course for Quality in Construction and a supporting Construction Project Quality Lifecycle and covers the following topics:

1. The importance of Quality in Construction
2. Planning
Construction Project Life Cycle
Management planning for construction projects against contractual requirements
Information Management
Project Quality Control
3. Delivery
Technical Assurance
Managing Project Change
Site Inspection & Surveillance
Client liaison and handover

Recommended prior knowledge
A basic knowledge of the construction industry and an awareness of the role of quality is required.

Required reading

Construction Project Lifecycle Diagram and Sample Inspection and Test Plan (provided by Temple). Link to pre-course reading developed by the CQI ConSig is sent with the joining instructions  and  provided once booking confirmation is received.

This course includes a one-hour multiple choice examination.

Course ID: 2390

Further development for Quality Professionals, a pathway has been identified by the ConSig’s Competency Working Group. Quality Professionals can achieve a Practitioner Certificate in Construction Quality Management by successfully completing the ConSig’s preferred CQI and IRCA Certified Courses.

The Practitioner Certificate in Construction Quality Management is made up of the following six core courses and one optional course totalling 19-days which can lead to Chartered Membership of the CQI, dependent on evidence of experience:

Core courses:

FD103 – Introduction to Risk Management (2-days)
PT203 – Managing Management Systems (3-days)
PT204 – Managing Change and Continual Improvement (3-days)
PT205 – Managing Problem Solving (3-days)
PT206 – Managing Supply Chains (3-days)
PT210 – Quality in Construction (2-days)
Optional courses: choose one from the following:

PT202 – Managing Process Performance (3-days)
PT207 – Managing Customer Excellence (3-days)
PT208 – Managing Quality Planning (3-days)
PT209 – Managing and Influencing Stakeholders (3-days)

To ensure the required standard is achieved, all Practitioner level modules include a one-hour multiple-choice examination. 


This course is certified by CQI and IRCA (the Chartered Quality Institute and the International Register of Certificated Auditors)

Due to changes announced by CQI and IRCA we must make you aware that:

As a registered charity, the CQI is subject to the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), a UK law that gives you certain rights with respect to your personal data that is shared with the Institute.

In order to accurately record the delegates that they are certifying, CQI and IRCA now require that we provide them with your contact details (name, surname and email address).

We have been assured by CQI and IRCA that delegate data will be handled and stored confidentially and securely, and that any marketing communications between CQI and IRCA and you will be limited to the promotion of CQI and IRCA and their qualifications programmes, and that this will be strictly on an opt-in basis. 

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