New Zealand Diploma in Construction

Northland Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Building Construction Management

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Entry to this qualification is open. However, it is recommended that people entering programmes leading to the award of this qualification have:
- a minimum of 50 NCEA credits at Level 2 including 12 credits in Maths and a minimum of 12 Literacy credits at NCEA Level 1;
- or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Recognition of prior learning application should be made to accredited providers and the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This qualification is for people wishing to work as construction managers or quantity surveyors, and also provides recognition of knowledge and skills for those already working in the roles.

This qualification provides the construction industry with qualified people who have the essential theoretical knowledge, skills and aptitude required to enter employment in construction management or quantity surveying on residential and commercial building projects through all stages to completion under the supervision of a more experienced practitioner relevant to the graduate's area of expertise.

The qualification will provide employers and consumers with the confidence that construction and building projects are being effectively planned and organised and with sound financial management that meet with the requirements of New Zealand legislation, Codes of Practice, and New Zealand and Australian Standards.

The strands acknowledge the different knowledge and skills involved in either construction management or quantity surveying, and allows the development of skills specific to enable people to work in either of these professions.

This diploma is suitable for candidates from a variety of educational backgrounds including school leavers.

The Construction Management strand also supports the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment Licensed Building Practitioner Scheme, providing eligibility for a streamlined application process towards Site License Classes 1, 2 and 3 in accordance with information on the MBIE website: http://www.business.govt.nz/lbp.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$41,000

Median earnings one year after study

$46,000

Median earnings two years after study

$56,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

70%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Mary Adeline Allen Scholarship

Provided by:

Kelston Deaf Education Centre - The Tertiary Co-ordinator

Website:

http://www.kdec.school.nz/Education/Scholarships

Value:

Up to $3,000.

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Graduate Women Wellington - First in Family Scholarship

Provided by:

Victoria University of Wellington - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships

Value:

$5,000 per annum stipend plus tuition fees up to $5,000 per annum.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 4703555
Fax: (09) 470 3556
Email: registry@northtec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.northtec.ac.nz

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

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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