NZ Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6)
Full time - 80 weeks
Part time - 160 weeks
Delivery Method: Face-to-face
The aim of this programme is to enable learners to develop the knowledge and skills to work as a building surveyor or in related areas such as a building consultant, building inspector or compliance officer. The programme is targeted for those who:
want to begin or further their career in building surveying
want to study an NZQA accredited programme in building surveying and gain professional membership such as the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors (NZIBS) or the Building Officials Institute New Zealand (BOINZ)
Graduates of this programme can pursue higher level study in related areas such as Architecture, Property Management, Engineering, and Building Surveying, and development through accreditation programmes or through professional organisations such as the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors (NZIBS) or the Building Officials Institute New Zealand (BOINZ).
Learners must demonstrate sufficient literacy and numeracy skills with minimum NCEA Level 1 or above qualification, able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills, or have suitable industry experience.
International students must achieve a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0, with no band score less than 5.5, or meet other acceptable evidence per NZQA’s English language requirements for international students.
CCTA will discuss with the learner the requirements and regulations of the programme and the likelihood of learner’s success before enrolment.
On successfully completing the programme, learners will be able to:
Comply with and operate within the New Zealand legislation and regulations governing the building and construction industry
Apply the fundamental concepts of construction science through an examination of the physical properties and mechanics of construction materials and the physics of heat, fluids, light sound and electricity when determining compliance with the New Zealand Building Code
Apply appropriate principles, tools and methods to communicate and resolve complex problems in a building regulatory environment
Diagnose problems with existing buildings and compile an evidence portfolio to support enforcement activities relating to the Building Act
Use appropriate policies, procedures, and systems applicable to building surveying practice to ensure compliance with the Building Act
Describe, explain, evaluate, and apply building surveying practices to determine compliance with the New Zealand Building Code
Administer and manage building inspection to confirm compliance with the New Zealand Building Code. On completing this programme, graduates will be awarded the New Zealand Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6) [3030-2].
Title: New Zealand Diploma in Building Surveying (Level 6)
The programme comprises 10 core (compulsory) modules covering the knowledge and skills in the Graduate Profile Outcomes (GPOs).