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NZ Diploma in Construction - Quantity Surveying Future Skills Academy - Manukau campus Future Skills Academy - Manukau campus, New Zealand

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NZD 22000

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24 months


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Program Overview

Gain real-world technical skills in budgeting and cost planning for construction projects in this hands-on learning programme at our Auckland International Campus on Queen St. This project-based programme is run in four blocks of study over two years. Each block lasts nine weeks. You need to dedicate about 35 hours per week to the programme.

What will you learn?

Cost Estimation: You will learn to analyse and present feasibility information and preliminary estimates to clients. You will be able to 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. 

Regulatory Environment: You will develop an understanding of the roles, standard documentation and administrative requirements of the construction industry. You will learn to operate within the statutory and regulatory environment as it applies to the construction and design of buildings.

Project Management: You will learn how to manage construction and resource allocation, programming and construction activities, for medium and large buildings. You will know how to evaluate and select materials and finishes for building projects, taking into account environmental aspects of the design and construction techniques to be used. You will be able to 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.

Construction Technologies: You will gain knowledge of 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.

You will learn to use the following software:

  • QV Cost Builder
  • Cost X
  • MS Project
  • Excel
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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 30 Days

Program Format Full-Time

Program Intake


Jul 2024, Oct 2024


Apr 2024

General Admission Requirement

    Academic Requirement

    • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted for this program, students must have Standard XII Higher Secondary Certificate.

    6 IELTS Score
    50 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
    50% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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    20000 Per year

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