New Zealand Diploma in Construction
Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Building Construction Management
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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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 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.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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