New Zealand Certificate in Building Regulatory Environment

Future Skills Academy Limited

Subject area

Building Surveying (Inspection)



16 Weeks

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to enable those entering the building regulatory environments to gain an awareness of the context and structure of building in New Zealand and to develop the knowledge and skills to operate within a building control environment.
Graduates of this qualification will be capable of self-management under broad organisational guidance to support the operation of, and interact with, Building Authorities and Building Surveyor disciplines.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

GENERAL ADMISSION Applicants for general admission are not currently working in the building regulatory environment. Applicants must have a minimum of 4 years secondary education and a minimum of 10 NCEA credits in English and 10 NCEA credits in Mathematics at level 1 or above OR equivalent OR completion of an appropriate qualification at Level 3 or above. SPECIAL ADMISSION Applicants must have: * attained the age of 20 years on or before the first day in which study for the certificate is to commence; AND * provided sufficient evidence of aptitude or appropriate work or other life experience that would indicate a successful outcome in the qualification. This can be provided with written evidence, an interview, referee checks or a combination of these. ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY International students must demonstrate English proficiency for study at Level 4 in one of the NZQA approved English proficiency tests. For acceptable evidence for international learners refer: Programme Approval, Recognition, and Accreditation Rules 2022, Appendix: Internationally Recognised English Proficiency Outcomes for International Students). ADMISSION TO THE IN-EMPLOYMENT COHORT Applicants must meet either the General Admission or Special Admission conditions and: * Be currently working in a technical role in the building regulatory environment (or similar) for 1 year. * Provide a workplace agreement from their employer to support their enrolment. * Provide confirmation that the employer will allocate them hours of work and relevant duties in order for the applicant to complete the work experience required hours and learning outcomes for the programme Selection Criteria If there are more applications than places available, places will be offered in the order the applications were received. In-Employment Selection Criteria If there are more applications than places available, applicants will be prioritised by the BCA/TA in which students are employed, taking into account maximum num

Detailed requirements

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16 Weeks

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,657 $3,657
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,106 $5,106
Total $8,763 $8,763

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Student Success


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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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (09) 263 0302
Fax: (09) 263 0304

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