New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades - Supervision Level 5

This qualification is suitable for tradespeople on the path to becoming supervisors. It's also ideal for current supervisors wanting to upskill or wanting their experience formally recognised.

How long it takes

The New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trades Level 5 typically takes approx 12 months to complete.

How much it costs

You can find out more about costs by referring to to our What it costs and how long it takes page for the 2024 Course Fees and 2024 Off-Job Training Fees. For more information contact the team at BCITO Te Pūkenga.

What you'll learn

You’ll gain the knowledge and skills to become a qualified supervisor in the building and construction industry. The programme covers:

Operational Supervision Skills

  • Plan, monitor and evaluate a work programme.
  • Lead quality assurance and compliance activities.

Social, Economic and Environmental Sustainability Practices

  • Lead sustainable worksite practices as a supervisor

Supervisory Leadership Skills

  • Lead, monitor and support team performance.
  • Promote and support the team’s wellbeing.
  • Manage interpersonal conflict.

Choose a strand

To enrol in the programme, you must choose one of the following strands from the qualification. The strand needs to relate to your workplace and your technical knowledge and skills.

  • Commercial Construction
  • Construction Related Manufacturing
  • Construction Related Trades
  • Residential Building

Need to know more?

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