National Diploma in Quantity Surveying (Level 6)

NorthTec
Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
February October
Tuition fee (local)
Information not available
Tuition fee (foreign)
US$ 24,150

Entry Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 unit standards from the mathematics subfield at level 1 including three algebra unit standards and one trigonometry unit standard
  • A minimum of five unit standards from the mathematics subfield at level 2 including one unit standard in each of algebra and trigonometry domains
  • And/Or are able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skill
  • Mature students will be assessed on an individual basis.

English Entry Requirements

  • Applicants for whom English is not their first language require a minimum IELTS score of 6 with no band lower than 5.5, or NZCEL Level 5 with an endorsement of either Academic or Professional.

Curriculum

  • Demonstrate knowledge of cost estimation processes for a building project
  • Demonstrate knowledge of a feasibility study of a site (Elective A)
  • Demonstrate knowledge of building law
  • Apply principles from published data to the provision of services for small buildings
  • Apply principles from published data to the provision of services for medium and large buildings
  • Apply principles from published data to evaluate and select materials and finishes for buildings
  • Identify environmental impacts, design, and construction techniques, on and of the built environment
  • Determine and describe construction methods for small buildings
  • Estimate costs for quantity surveying
  • Demonstrate the process of bidding for a construction project (Elective A)
  • Produce a site specific quality assurance plan for implementation on a construction project (Elective A)
  • Complete preliminary estimates and cost plans for a construction project for quantity surveying
  • Administer contracts and value building works for quantity surveying
  • Evaluate and prepare a construction programme for quantity surveying
  • Develop construction methodology for medium buildings (Elective A)
  • Develop construction planning for medium buildings   (Elective A)
  • Programme construction works for medium buildings  (Elective  A)
  • Determine and describe construction methods for medium and large buildings
  • Measure schedules of quantities for advanced trade sections for quantity surveying
  • Measure schedules of quantities for selected trade sections for quantity surveying
  • Negotiate and apply specified types of contracts to tendering situations for quantity surveying

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