New Zealand Diploma in Construction with strands in Construction Management and Quantity Surveying (Level 6)

  • November 2021 (INT ONLY) | 15 March 2022, 25 July 2022
  • Level 6
  • 2 years full-time, or part-time
  • FREE (TTAF funded)
    $21,000 Yr1 & $16,000 Yr2 - International

Qualification overview

This qualification provides the construction industry with qualified people who have the essential theoretical knowledge, skills and aptitude required to enter employment in construction management or quantity surveying. They’ll be able to work on residential and commercial building projects through all stages to completion under the supervision of a more experienced practitioner relevant to the graduate’s area of expertise.

Graduates of this programme will be eligible to continue their educational journey via a pathway into the three year of Unitec's Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economic's) (Level 7) or Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management) (Level 7) 



Entry requirements

  • A minimum of 50 NCEA credits at Level 2 including 12 credits in Maths and a minimum of 12 Literacy credits at NCEA Level 1; or
  • Equivalent knowledge, skills, work experience or study.

Any applicants whose first language is not English may be required to provide evidence of an overall IELTS (Academic) band score of 6 (with no score below 5.5 in speaking, reading, writing and listening) or equivalent.

Career Options

Graduates of the New Zealand Diploma in Construction with the strand in Construction Management (Level 6) will be able to work as a:

  • Construction Management technician.

Graduates of the New Zealand Diploma in Construction with the strand in Quantity Surveying (Level 6) will be able to work as a:

  • Quantity Surveyor


Further study options

Graduates of this qualification may wish to undertake further tertiary study at diploma or degree level in the field of Construction Management or Quantity Surveying.