New Zealand Diploma In Construction (quantity Surveying)
Duration : 2 Years
Intake : Feb,Nov
Level : Undergraduate Diploma
Tuition & fees : $ 19,000 Per Year
IELTS : 6.0
TOEFL : 60
PTE : 50
About this course
This qualification provides the construction industry with people who have sufficient knowledge, understanding and skills to work with limited supervision as Quantity Surveyors. Students may be selected from suitably qualified school leavers, current construction practitioners and students wishing to start a different career in the construction industry.
Graduates of this programme will 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 medium and large buildings and 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
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.
Graduates of the New Zealand Diploma in Construction with the strand in Quantity Surveying (Level 6) will be able to work as a:
With further training and/or experience graduates of this Diploma may be able to work as a:
Senior quantity surveyor
Registered quantity surveyor
Quantity surveying consultant/contractor
Quantity surveying tutor.
To satisfactorily complete the New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) (Level 6), and be awarded this qualification the student must successfully achieve:
A minimum of 240 credits in accordance with the Programme schedule for the New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) (Level 6)
The student will normally be expected to complete the New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying) (Level 6), full-time over two years or part-time over a number of years
Please Note: Students failing to attend for 80% of the timetabled programme hours will forfeit Zero Fees entitlement.