New Zealand Diploma in Construction (Level 6) (Construction Management) [Version 2]


Entry requirements

To be admitted to this programme, applicants must hold one of the following: 

  • NCEA Level 2 including 12 credits in mathematics (excluding statistics) and a minimum of 12 literacy credits at NCEA Level 1; 


  • a relevant qualification at NZQF Level 4 or above; or equivalent.

Any ākonga who is 20 years of age or older and has not reached the general admission requirements for their intended programme is eligible for Special Admission.  
If you do not meet these entry criteria you can get in touch to discuss your study options.   

 Language Literacy requirements  

All applicants for whom English or te reo Māori is not a first language need to provide evidence that they have the necessary English language proficiency required for the programme.   
International applicants are required to have an IELTS score of 6 (academic) with no individual band lower than 5.5 from one test taken in the preceding two years, or an equivalent described in NZQA Rules.  

Maximum programme completion time  

To be awarded the qualification you must  complete it in no more than six years of your first enrolment, unless there are exceptional circumstances. 

International students

This programme is not available to international students.

 Domestic students living overseas

You can study this programme if you’re a New Zealand citizen living overseas. 

You are required to be in New Zealand while  completing CONS5003 and CONS6708 due to needing access to a New Zealand build.  

Learn more about studying from overseas


Study materials

You will need paper and drawing equipment for both manual and computer-aided drawing (CAD) for all drawing courses.

Computer and internet requirements

This programme is delivered online. To complete this programme you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.