New Zealand Diploma in Construction

CC Training Academy Limited

Subject area

Building Construction Management

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Academic 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 (Construction) Level 3 or equivalent
or

If you have undertaken examinations other that NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

Academic Entry Requirements for eCampus (Otago Polytechnic Programme of Study):
Applicants must 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.

Alternative Requirements
Applicants who are unable to evidence that they meet Academic entry requirements, but who can demonstrate acquired skills for tertiary study gained through study, work and/or life experience, may be approved for alternative entry. This may include Recognition of Prior Learning. Contact Ara for advice.

English Requirements
If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need to provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart. Applicants who do not have evidence of English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, may contact Ara for an assessment.

* IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest). For acceptable alternatives refer to the English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.
Note: IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
Applicants who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English language skills.

Selection
Applicants who meet the requirements for admission are accepted into the programme in the
order their applications are received.

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.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Building at this level can earn:

$58,000

Median earnings one year after study

$64,000

Median earnings two years after study

$81,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

88%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: (0800) 800 273
Phone: (0800) 800 273
Email: achyut@acts.ac.nz
Web: http://www.cctrainingacademy.co.nz

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Sources

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