New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor).xml New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)

Qualifications and courses Study options
programme certificate in construction trades

CertificatePart time – 1 year, 1 evening per week

Annual Fees(indicative 2017)

Programme code

NZ2381

Domestic

$1050 - $1200

Starts

February

International

$9485.00

Credits

58

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

4

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Christchurch - Ensors Road

Content

Take a leading role in construction by gaining the skills and knowledge required to act as a supervisor.

You'll develop the expertise to supervise small teams on building sites, including sub-contractors, and to manage projects in a timely way. You'll also learn about drawings and specifications, employment relationships, interpersonal conflict, site safety plans and written communication.

By the end of the programme you will be adept at:

  • communicating effectively with site staff
  • applying health and safety principles on site
  • supervising building and administration processes
  • applying conflict resolution strategies

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 58 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • Level 3 or 4 qualification from the planning and construction related subfields, or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

Alternative requirements
  • Skills for tertiary study (including literacy and numeracy) may be acquired through study, work and/or life experience. Students who can demonstrate these skills may be approved for alternative entry. ARA literacy and numeracy assessments are available.

Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English is not your first language you may also be required to provide evidence of your English language skills as listed below. If you have no evidence of your English language skills and are a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, contact us for an assessment.

    Note: Students who have achieved NCEA Level 3 University Entrance requirements are not required to provide evidence of English Language Skills.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

6.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.5

READING

5.5

WRITING

5.5

LISTENING

5.5
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Selection criteria

Applications will be processed in the order that they are received. In the event that there are more applications than spaces available on the programme, a waitlist will be maintained.

Next steps

To apply for this programme please:

  • complete an Admission and Enrolment Form

Application documents

Career opportunities

This programme is delivered at Ara to people employed in the industry Completion of this qualification gives you the skills to take on more responsibility on construction projects. You could become a site supervisor or site foreman or even set up your own business.

Study pathways

For further study you could consider the New Zealand Diploma in Construction.