New Zealand Diploma in Construction

Otago Polytechnic Ltd

Subject area

Building Construction Management

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$13,551

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 Requirements

Minimum requirements

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. Applicants to the Construction Management strand must be working in the New Zealand construction industry in a supervisory role or have the opportunity to move into a supervisory role during the course of this study. Applicants must also hold a New Zealand trade qualification, or similar.

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)
$6,776 $13,551
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$9,685 $19,370
Total $16,461 $32,921

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


Student Success

73%


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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Scholarship information

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Eric Tate Scholarship

Provided by:

Central Hawkes Bay District Council - Trust Secretary

Website:

http://www.chbdc.govt.nz

Value:

Varies

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Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor

Website:

http://www.gdc.govt.nz/funding/

Value:

$3,000

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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

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870
Email: info@op.ac.nz
Web: http://https://www.op.ac.nz/

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

Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

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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