New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades - Main Contract Supervision Level 5

This qualification is suitable if you're working as a main contract supervisor. You will need to have already completed the National or New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades (Supervisor) qualification, or demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills.

How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision) Level 5 typically takes 10 months to complete.

How much it costs

There are no fees for this qualification except if you are a sole trader in which case the one year fee for construction trades (supervisor) is $1,405.  Read more about no fees.

What you'll learn

You’ll learn the skills required to be to be a main contract supervisor in the construction industry. This qualification covers the following areas:

  • preparation of order lists for a medium-sized building
  • principles and methods of weatherproofing buildings
  • construction methods for a medium-sized building.

It also covers supervision of the installation of:

  • building site ground-retention systems
  • nonstructural exterior building systems
  • building services for a medium-sized building
  • proprietary ceiling and wall systems for a medium-sized building
  • structural precast concrete units.

Need to know more?

For additional qualification information refer to the NZQA website or call us: 0800 422 486.