New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) - Quantity Surveying

2 Years

Learn to estimate the quantities required and the costs associated with construction or building projects.

Take the lead in construction!

In this programme you will gain the knowledge, understanding and skills to required to work as a Quantity Surveyor.

What you will learn

Graduates of this qualification will, in the workplace, be able to:

  • Understand and apply knowledge of the roles, standard documentation and administrative requirements of the construction industry, and communicate in a construction related context.
  • Operate within the statutory and regulatory environment as it applies to the construction and design of buildings.
  • Manage construction and resource allocation, programming and construction activities, for a medium building and for medium and large buildings, understand the principles related to the provision of services.
  • Evaluate and select materials and finishes for building projects, taking into account environmental aspects of the design and construction techniques to be used.
  • Apply a broad knowledge of the structure and structural principles for building work including foundations, substructure, the envelope and the interior, and passive fire protection systems for medium and large buildings.
  • Analyse, select and administer construction contracts including the preparation of a tender submission from trade sections and other financial components and value building works up to and including final account statements.
  • Work in a team and identify organisational principles in a construction and consulting environment.

Quantity Surveying strand graduates will also be able to:

  • Analyse and present feasibility information and preliminary estimates to clients.
  • Assemble quantity surveying documentation relevant to specialist and specific trade sections and measure a schedule of quantities for a small building of an individual trade section including services.
  • Collate all priced components into a tender submission for medium and large buildings using tender process knowledge.

Entry Requirements

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to understand follow, and respond to instructions given in English.
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences.
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level.
  • be physically able to complete the programme-specific outcomes.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 5.5 with no band score lower than 5; or an accepted international equivalence.

All applicants must:

  • be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
  • be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
  • be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes
  • hold 50 NCEA credits at Level 2 including 12 credits in mathematics (excluding statistics) and a minimum of 12 literacy credits at NCEA level 1.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must have an IELTS score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5; or an accepted international equivalence.

Intakes & Applications

Dates & Bookings

This programme is not open to international students.
Diploma in Construction (Level 6)
Auckland
Diploma in Construction (Level 6)
Diploma in Construction (Level 6)
Apprentice Restaurant, 51 Raumanga Valley Road, Whangārei
Dates:
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January 16, 2023
December 29, 2023
Dates:
Available to start at regular intervals throughout the year.
Delivery:
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Short Course
Price:
Fees:
$6,634 (Year 1)
International
International Fees:
$19,282 (per year)
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About Te Pūkenga

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Te Pūkenga brings the Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and the arranging training activities of certain Industry Training Organisations (ITOs) together to create a national network. This will give learners more choices and flexibility in what, where, and how they learn.

Existing NorthTec ākonga (learners) will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga automatically in the same qualification and will continue to learn in the same way, in the same place, with the same people.

Learners should note that all programmes offered across Te Pūkenga are under review to ensure they are portable, consistent and aligned with the needs of industry and may be changed. Where there are changes to programmes that you have applied to enrol in, you will be notified of these changes.

Key Information for students - Qualification Information from the NZ Government.
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