About this course
This programme is suitable for students who want to gain the practical skills and knowledge required to become a Quantity Surveyor. Students will learn quantity surveying, estimation, measurement, building materials and services, construction and associated costing and pricing. This programme will equip students, under appropriate supervision, to act as a Quantity Surveyor on small to medium scale building projects. After an additional period of suitable experience, students will be able to extend your work to include larger and more complex building projects and carry out more complex tasks of cost planning and financial control of construction projects.
Admission requirements include:
- a minimum of 48 credits towards the NCEA Level 2 in four subjects, including a total of at least 12 credits in English and 12 credits in a combination of algebra and trigonometry, or
- New Zealand sixth form certificate in at least three subjects, with a grade of 5 or better in each subject (including English and mathematics), or
- New Zealand Trade Certificate in Carpentry or the National Certificate in Carpentry, or
- Be able to demonstrate equivalent industry knowledge and skills, or the Wintec Certificate in Technology (Level 4) or equivalent foundation programme
- Alternatively, candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements may be granted entry into the programme after an interview to determine reasonable likelihood of success in the programme. Recommendations and/or requirements around supplementary learning or entry requirements may be made on an individual basis.
- Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.0, with no individual band score lower than 5.5; or equivalent.