Residential Construction Supervisor (Level 5)

LevelLevel 5
Level45 weeks

Are you looking to enhance your construction career and open doors to exciting leadership roles? This course will give you the skills, knowledge, and capabilities needed to become a qualified supervisor and excel in the construction sector. Plus, you'll have the freedom to learn online while you work.

You will learn:  

  • Compliance regulations and how to apply your knowledge in residential construction  

  • Construction planning knowledge to monitor and evaluate work schedules effectively  

  • Managing conflict and how to identify, understand and manage interpersonal conflicts  

  • How to provide effective communication skills  

  • Leadership skills and how to monitor performance, implement training, and well-being responsibilities  

  • Quality assurance processes and how to apply your knowledge in your role.  

  • Sustainable practices in social, economic, and environmental in the construction sector  

  • Residential building and understand current practices to apply on-site. 

Builders Academy NZ is delivering this programme on behalf of NZMA through a sub-contracting arrangement.

STUDY FOR FREE: We are offering this course completely FREE* to anyone who enrols into our April 22nd, 2024 intake!

Are you a skilled construction worker and want to progress in your role? It's time to seize the opportunity to reach the next stage of your career!   

This course is the perfect steppingstone for skilled construction workers who aspire to take on supervisory responsibilities. It offers a seamless progression from hands-on construction work to supervisory positions, allowing you to elevate your career within the same industry you know and love.  

We understand the demands of your job, which is why our programme is delivered entirely online. You'll get to study at your own pace, allowing you the freedom to continue working while pursuing your educational and career growth.  

You'll gain valuable insights and abilities in managing and supporting construction teams. Get a deep understanding of construction planning, compliance, and quality assurance practices, ensuring your ability to meet industry standards and adhere to legislative requirements.  

This qualification offers a specialised strand focused on residential building methods and best practices. You’ll learn the latest techniques and technical aspects of residential construction, making you a valuable asset in supervisory roles like site supervisor, site foreman, or carpentry site supervisor.

*This programme is currently only offered to domestic students.


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Key Information

Course Cost: $1,400

STUDY FOR FREE: We are offering this course completely FREE* to anyone who enrols into our April 22nd, 2024 intake!

* This programme is currently only offered to domestic students.

Ākonga must:    

  • This qualification is targeted at people who have a relevant trade qualification or equivalent technical knowledge, skills and experience in a construction related trade and wish to gain the additional knowledge and skills required to supervise construction related teams and work programmes.

  • Domestic applicants with English as a Second language must be proficient in the English language.

  • Must be employed in the residential construction industry in New Zealand in a supervisory role or as a tradesperson with a level of opportunity for supervision.

This programme is currently only offered to domestic students.

IT requirements:  

  • Access to a computer or laptop, a microphone, and a reliable internet connection. 


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