Otago Polytechnic


Want to build a career in the construction industry? Whether it's building or designing, planning or project managing, we've got a construction programme for you.

Construction Management

Gain the skills and expertise to plan and manage construction projects from start to finish.


Quantity Surveying

Your quantity surveying career starts here with our industry-recognised programmes.



Become a carpenter, site supervisor, building project manager, self-employed builder or even have your own construction firm.


Architectural Studies

Gain the skills you need to pursue a career in architectural design and the building industry. 


Learn to build stone structures and make landscape features and veneers for houses.


Bridging options

Our bridging programmes give you the skills you need to succeed in your chosen field of study.


Want to study construction online?

Now you can! From 2020, we’re offering the New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (Construction Management) (Quantity Surveying) fully online through our partnership with the TANZ eCampus (specialists in online learning).

Flexible, easy to access and with your own learning advisor provided, this online programme can be integrated into any busy lifestyle. It’s your time to take that next step.



Working in the industry, but don’t have a qualification? We'll assess what you know against existing qualifications and give you academic credit.