Supervisor (Construction Related)

Supervise contracts for construction projects large and small. Build your project management skills. Designed for those with industry experience or relevant qualification.

What you will learn

  • Monitor and manage different trades
  • Operate within a regulatory environment to implement processes for site personnel as it applies to a specific construction related trade
  • Implement construction programming for a specific trade’s portion of a construction project
  • Apply principles of supervision in a construction related workplace to supervise groups of specific tradespeople to the completion of their activities to a quality standard
  • Manage people and job sites, to the required safety, technical, quality and productivity standards
  • Apply effective time management, communication, interpersonal and conflict management resolution skills when supervising in a construction related context
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You can get support from anywhere on campus. Or you can phone or contact us online.
Mervyn, Learning Advisor

Upcoming start dates

  • 5 March 2018

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

  • Completion of the National Certificate in Construction Trades (Supervisor) (Level 4)
  • Completion of a Level 3 National Certificate in a Construction Related Trade
  • Or demonstration of equivalent knowledge and skills

Candidates must be employed within the construction industry and have employer approval for access to main contract supervision within their company of employment. It is expected that candidates for this programme will have existing knowledge and skills in the trade that they will be supervising. 


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

What it will cost


  • Fee: $2,535
  • 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


This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?


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.


Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Documents and other details

Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
Programme code:
You can get support from anywhere on campus. Or you can phone or contact us online.
Mervyn, Learning Advisor