We offer a two-year New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) and a three-year Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) or Bachelor of Construction (Site Management). The diploma forms the first two years of the degree and diploma graduates can apply for a third-year of study to complete the degree.
Transitional arrangements exist for applicants who hold National Diplomas in Quantity Surveying and Construction Management.
During these programmes, you'll gain the technical and work-ready skills to price and manage construction projects, to improve processes and drive efficiencies.
What you'll learn
- Budgeting and financial administration of construction projects, including whole life-cycle costing
- Law, contracts and contractual risk analysis
- Planning and management of construction projects
- Site logistics and project management (managing time, costs, quality and client satisfaction)
- People management and negotiation skills
- Construction business management
Demand for construction professionals is forecast to be very high for at least the next ten years so you'll have excellent career opportunities. You can work as a project manager, quantity surveyor, site manager, estimator or contract administrator. Graduates of the quantity surveying strand can also join the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveying (NZIOB) and work as a consultant quantity surveyor.
With experience, you may become a senior project manager, site manager or quantity surveyor, a commercial or divisional manager, or operate your own consultancy. With further study, you could specialise in the field of construction law and dispute resolution.
- Throughout New Zealand
- Two years (alongside full-time employment)
- Level 6
- Starts January
- Apply now
Are you employed in a Building Surveying environment and need to gain this qualification to meet regulations? In partnership with Future Skills, BOINZ and Skills, we are offering you the chance to complete this qualification whilst in employment. This programme is only open to those engaged in Building Consenting Authority employment (or an equivalent environment) who need to gain this qualification to meet Regulation 18 of the Building (Accreditation of Building Consent Authorities) Regulations 2006.
New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (Construction Management) or (Quantity Surveying): Fully-funded via TTAF
- Dunedin or Auckland
- Quantity Surveying: Two years full-time or four years part-time; Construction Management: Four years part-time alongside employment in the industry
- Level 6
- Starts Dunedin: February (full-time/part-time) and July (part-time); Auckland: January, March, June, August and October
- Apply anytime
Want to join a team of construction professionals to see the realisation of commercial or residential construction projects? This qualification has been developed in consultation with employers and industrial, academic and professional bodies to ensure graduates are highly competent and industry-ready.
- Quantity Surveying: Dunedin and Auckland (international students only) | Site Management: Dunedin
- Three years full-time; six to seven years part-time
- Level 7
- Starts February (Dunedin) | January, March, June, August and October (Auckland)
- Apply until start date
Take a leading edge with a professional career in construction. Qualified construction professionals are in high demand and this qualification will give you what you need to take an active, lead role in the changing world of construction. In addition to gaining the technical, work-ready skills to price and manage construction projects, you will also be able to challenge the status quo to improve processes and drive efficiencies - skills highly sought-after by employees.