Construction Management

Lead the team on a building site. Develop an understanding of construction planning and project management. You’ll coordinate people and resources to make sure projects are completed on time and to budget.

What you will learn

  • Gain construction site management skills
  • Produce a quality assurance plan and a site-specific safety strategy
  • Interpret survey requirements for the set-out of a commercial building
  • Learn to measure and manage quantities of resources
  • Develop your understanding of bidding for construction projects

Recognised qualification

This qualification meets the academic requirements of the New Zealand Institute of Clerks of Works and the New Zealand Institute of Building.

Career options

  • Project Manager
  • Contracts Manager
  • Site Manager

Further study options

You might be interested in architecture or Quantity Surveying.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • 50 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, with at least 12 credits in each of English, Maths and Science subjects
  • Or achieved a level 3 or 4 qualification in a related field
  • Or equivalent experience of an appropriate kind

20+

If you’re 20 years or over, contact us to see if you qualify for special admissions on our programmes.

International

  • 50 credits at NCEA Level 2 or above, with at least 12 credits in each of English, Maths and Science subjects
  • Or achieved a level 3 or 4 qualification in a related field
  • Or equivalent experience of an appropriate kind
  • International students - minimum IELTS (academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent. 

What it will cost

Local

  • Fee: $6,400

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.

This programme qualifies for student loans and allowances. More details

International

  • Fee: $18,500

    This fee is in New Zealand dollars.

    This is an annual fee, which is reviewed each year. For part-time fees, contact a Student Advisor. 

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

To enrol as a international student you will need to download and complete our international enrolment form.

Once completed, you may submit the form and accompanying documentation directly to WelTec International, or go through one of our registered recruitment agents.

Documents and other details


Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
New Zealand Diploma in Construction - Construction Management
Programme code:
NZ2420