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New Zealand Diploma
in Construction (Construction Management) Level 6

Future Intakes: 8 July 2024, 18 November 2024

Duration: Two years full-time study, which totals 240 NZQA credits at level 6.

International Tuition Fee: NZ$21,000/year (2 semesters)



Minimum requirements include a high school diploma, followed by an online interview. Alternatively, successful completion of one year of tertiary study in architecture, business, construction, or quantity surveying, along with one year of industry work experience, is preferred.


An overall IELTS band of 6.0, a PTE overall score of 50, or a TOEFL IBT overall score of 60 with a minimum of 18 in writing.


This two-year program prepares you for a career in construction. You'll learn essential skills through hands-on experiences and expert guidance, including a work placement in Year Two. You can also join the New Zealand Institute of Building to expand your professional network.

Designed for those aiming to become assistant construction managers, this program provides theoretical knowledge and practical skills for all stages of construction management. With mentorship from experienced professionals, you'll develop the abilities needed for successful project management.

After graduation, you'll qualify for a two-year post-study work visa, and our programs are on the government's Green List for occupational skills shortages(as of May 2024). Plus, there's a pathway option to pursue a NZ bachelor's degree in construction management through our partner institutions.

A Partial Merit Scholarship is available click here for more information.

Year 1

Semester One

Construction Industry Environment

Materials and Structural Principles

Site Analysis for Construction

Construction for Small Buildings


Semester Two

Building Law

Construction for Medium & Large Buildings

Feasibility and Environmental Impact

Measurement for Small Buildings

Year 2

Semester Three  

Financial Administration

Construction Industry Procurement

Construction Approaches in Medium & Large Buildings

Programming for Medium & Large Buildings


Semester Four  

Including the work-integrated project

Site Management 

Planning Construction for Medium & Large Buildings

Building Services

Measurements – Services and Civil

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