New Zealand Diploma in Construction

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Building Construction Management

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$13,963

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification provides the building and construction industry with graduates who have the theoretical knowledge, skills and aptitude required to assist with all stages of construction management or quantity surveying under the supervision of an experienced practitioner. The qualification will provide employers and consumers with the confidence that construction and building projects are being effectively planned and organised with sound financial management that meets the requirements of New Zealand legislation, Codes of Practice, and New Zealand and Australian Standards.
This qualification is targeted at people intending to work as assistant construction managers or assistant quantity surveyors on construction projects, and also provides recognition of knowledge and skills for those already working in the roles.
The strands recognise the specific knowledge and skills involved in either construction management or quantity surveying.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

NCEA Level 2 which must include: 12 credits in Literacy Level 1 or above and 12 credits in Mathematics (excluding Statistics) Level 2 or above OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Ara Construction Pathway or equivalent OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. English Requirement: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest)

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,982 $13,963
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,944 $19,888
Total $16,926 $33,852

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

88%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings $47,213
Earnings range $38,686 - $54,617
In employment 67%
In further study 27%
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Where does this information come from?

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