Occupational supervisors/team leaders work in a supervisory role and will be in charge of a team working on a construction project.
Self-employed cccupational supervisors/team leaders set their own pay rates. Salaries depend on location, employer and any overtime you may do.
You need a good level of experience in your area of work to be a successful occupational supervisor or team leader. It’s useful to have an NVQ Level 2 to show you know your job inside out and can therefore support and supervise other people doing it. You can also take an NVQ Level 3 as a site supervisor, to gain leadership and supervisory skills.
In Scotland, you will need to pass a health and safety test and have a full Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) certificate. You would require at least a Scottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ) Level 3 in Construction Site Supervision (Building and Civil Engineering). In some cases a relevant degree is required.
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