Do you want to lead the team on a building site? Construction management involves the supervision and management of construction sites to achieve the successful completion of a contract on time, on budget, and to a high standard. If you’re good with people and a clear decision-maker, this course could be right for you.
Our tutors are industry experts; small class sizes ensure you’ll get all the support you need to succeed.
You will have the opportunity to visit different construction sites and following the construction of a house project making a log book of the work that's going on. This gives you just the right balance of applied theory and problem-solving skills to grab the construction management jobs that are popping up all over the country.
If you’re detail-oriented with great communication skills and enjoy taking charge, this is the place for you. It’s more than a course – it’s your chance to make things happen!
Upon successfully completing the requirements you'll receive the award of:
- New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Construction Management) (Level 6)
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2.5 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
For those already employed in the industry; option to enrol 1 day and 2 evening classes / fortnight at set times, with remote access. You’ll also complete self-directed study time. Your study will typically take 2.5-5 years to complete.
Part-time study available
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- construction management technician
- construction manager
- project manager
- specialist field
- construction supervisor
- site manager
Topics you'll cover
- Industry Roles and Legislation
- Tender Processes
- Building Materials
- Construction Communication
- Small Building Construction
- Building Feasibility
- Building Services
- Site Planning
- Environmental Impact
- Commercial Construction
- Building Methodology
- Construction Programming
- Tender Evaluation
- Construction Planning
- Site Management
- Financial Administration
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Help with fees
Are you Eligible for Free Fees?
This course qualifies for free tuition fees under TTAF. (Course materials and equipment not included). There's no need to do anything extra - simply apply for the course and we'll take it from there.
There are several ways to take advantage of free study at Toi Ohomai. Find out how on our Fees Free FAQ page.
Student Loans and Allowances
This course meets the requirements for student allowance and student loan applications through StudyLink.
- A student loan helps to pay for your course fees (the compulsory fees), study materials e.g. books, equipment, and living costs. You'll have to pay this money back.
- A student allowance is a weekly payment that can help with your living expenses while you’re studying. You don't have to pay the money back.
Find out more and apply at studylink.govt.nz
Scholarships are one way you might be able to get some financial help. Any scholarships specifically related to this course are shown below, otherwise check out the full list of scholarships promoted by Toi Ohomai.
Course Entry Information
There are no minimum academic requirements (open entry). However it is recommended you:
- have a minimum of 48 NCEA credits at Level 2 including English or Maths, OR
- are able to demonstrate equivalent skills and knowledge.
In addition to the above you must already be working in the construction industry, and have a reasonable level of experience and the support of your employer.
English language requirements
IELTS Academic score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5 or completed New Zealand Certificate in English Language Level 4 with the Academic Endorsement or meets a relevant English Proficiency Outcome as outlined by NZQA.
Course Locations and Intake Information
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- 2.5 years full-time, including holidays (if applicable)
- For those already employed in the industry; option to enrol 1 day and 2 evening classes / fortnight at set times, with remote access. You’ll also complete self-directed study time. Your study will typically take 2.5-5 years to complete.
- Part-time study available
Further Study Options
Courses Currently Under Development at Toi Ohomai, or Offered at Other Institutions
- Bachelor of Production Technology (under development and/or pending approval)
- Bachelor of Applied Technology (Unitec)
- Bachelor of Construction (Massey University)
- Bachelor degrees in business or technology