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Construction Management and Quantity Surveying

Construction is one of New Zealand's largest industries. For those looking for a challenging and rewarding occupation, it can provide excellent and diverse employment opportunities.

Construction managers and quantity surveyors perform two of the most important roles in any construction project.

Construction managers lead and oversee the day-to-day running of construction projects on site. Their responsibilities include ensuring that the necessary labour, materials, plant and equipment are available on site when needed, and that construction operations are carried out safely and to the required quality standard. Construction managers prepare the programme, co-ordinate operations on site and liaise with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure the project is finished on time and on budget.

Quantity surveyors are experts in the costs of building. They may work for a private firm of quantity surveyors, or for building contractors, specialist subcontractors or suppliers. Quantity surveyors advise clients on the preliminary estimated cost of building projects and later measure the quantities in order to accurately calculate project costs. They look after the financial side of building projects, preparing detailed cost estimates, assessing tenders from contractors and agreeing the cost of any changes. As experts in the costs of building, they suggest alternative methods of construction and contribute to the overall management of building projects to keep within budget.

Extensive construction activity within the New Zealand has created demand for qualified and skilled construction managers and quantity surveyors.

The New Zealand Diploma in Construction is available in two strands: Construction Management and Quantity Surveying. Both strands will equip you with a mix of technical expertise, skills and experience to prepare you for employment at a commencing level in the industry.

Programmes

Graduate Diploma in Quantity Surveying

Develop your quantity surveying skills for a rapidly evolving industry.

1 Year
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management

Graduate Diploma in Construction Management

Expand your knowledge and skills for senior roles in the construction industry.

1 Year
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management

Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management)

Become a sought-after professional in the construction industry.

3 Years
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management

Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying)

Become a sought-after professional in the construction industry.

3 Years
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Construction Management)

Gain the expertise and specialist skills needed for a career in construction management.

2 Years
Starts: February
Madras Street
Trades Architecture and Construction Management

New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying)

Gain the expertise and specialist skills needed for a career in quantity surveying.

2 Years
Starts: February
Madras Street
Trades Architecture and Construction Management

Study and Career Preparation - Architectural Studies and Construction Pathway, Level 4

Prepare for higher-level study in construction and architectural studies.

19 Weeks
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management

Study and Career Preparation - Architectural Studies or Construction pathway, Level 3

Gain the academic skills required for higher-level study in construction.

19 Weeks
Starts: February
Madras Street
Architecture and Construction Management