What you will learn
It’s a two-year programme (students must complete year one and year two) and you’ll come out ready to start your new role. In fact, many of our students get part-time work in the industry in their second year.
This qualification meets the academic requirements of the New Zealand Institute of Building and provides entry as an affiliate member to the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors. Membership to NZIQS is free while you are a full time student.
Understand building construction
Develop skills in cost estimation and how to create preliminary cost estimates and cost plans
Learn how the principles of published data relate to the provision of services for a project
Measure and manage quantities of resources
Gain skills in administering contracts and how to value building works
Know how to prepare a construction project for quantity surveying
Construction quantity surveyor
Subcontractor quantity surveyor
Under 20 years
50 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above with at least 12 credits in each of English, Maths and Science subjects, or achieved a level 3 or 4 qualification in a related field, or equivalent personal, practical, professional or educational experience of an appropriate kind.
If you’re 20 years or over, you may qualify for special admission on this programme. Contact us if you don’t meet the Under 20 entry criteria.
Special entry may be granted by the Head of School responsible for the programme to an applicant who does not meet all entry requirements, where the Head of School is satisfied the applicant is capable of undertaking the programme of study.
Minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent.
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*For fee exclusions, please see our terms and conditions.
Use the knowledge you already have to fast-track your qualification. Workplace-learning, volunteering, professional development, other provider qualifications and online courses can be recognised as prior learning and put towards your qualification. Start by getting in touch with us, or find out more here.