Otago Polytechnic

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Want to build a career in the construction industry? Whether it's building or designing, planning or project managing, we've got a construction programme for you.

  • Construction Management

    Gain the skills and expertise to plan and manage construction projects from start to finish.


  • Quantity Surveying

    Your quantity surveying career starts here with our industry-recognised programmes.


  • Carpentry

    Become a carpenter, site supervisor, building project manager, self-employed builder or even have your own construction firm.


  • Architectural Studies

    Gain the skills you need to pursue a career in architectural design and the building industry. 

  • Stonemasonry

    Learn to build stone structures and make landscape features and veneers for houses.


  • Bridging options

    Our bridging programmes give you the skills you need to succeed in your chosen field of study.



Working in the industry, but don’t have a qualification? We'll assess what you know against existing qualifications and give you academic credit.