Training & Education

Quality Assurance in Construction

The construction industry is vital to the economic growth of New Zealand—from large infrastructure projects to the provision of warm and dry homes. In association with Matt Hopson from QA Audit NZ, NZOQ is able to bring you the Quality Assurance in Construction programme.

An important way to increase sector productivity and the quality of processes and outcomes is by training staff. Using his years of both international and national experience, Matt has developed a short practical one-day programme that is relevant and topical to all staff on the site.

Learning outcomes

Equip your site engineers and foremen with the knowledge and skills necessary to thrive in the construction industry, with the confidence to develop and understand how methodology becomes an ITP and is handed over as a QA pack to the client.

While there is a call for more workers to engage with the sector, recent industry experiences tell us that we need to be focused on high-quality processes and procedures to ensure that the end result meets the specification and is fit for purpose.

Construction companies are encouraged to register their staff to attend this short practical programme. Participants will engage in real-world case studies during the one-day session and will be awarded a certificate upon completion.

Differentiating between quality assurance (QA) and quality control (QC)
Understanding the construction project life cycle, including management plans
Crafting inspection and test plans (ITP)
Utilising checklists effectively
Managing non-conformance reports (NCRs)
Navigating requests for information (RFIs)
Conducting inspections
Completing QA lots
Understanding the BCA (Council) consent conditions versus ITPs

Public training dates

Please note that these dates do not include any corporate training.

Corporate in-house training available

In-house training is available and can be tailored to meet the specific requirements of your organisation.

Group discounts are also available for multiple course registrations from the same organisation.

Training enquiry
This training is available as a public course (where there is sufficient demand) or as in-house training tailored to meet your specific needs.

Training testimonials

Barney Chunn
We found the QAC training to be a fantastic day of involved, collaborative learning. The training offered a really practical view of how the QA process should work, can work, and how to implement it successfully. A really worthwhile course to take if you want to deepen your knowledge of how to get the most out of your QA process.
Barney Chunn
Founder & COO of CONQA
Andrew Hellesoe
The training provided to our project managers and project engineers to date has been effective in raising awareness of the importance of a well-written and strongly executed job-specific ITP. As a result of the training, we have seen a significant improvement in our own quality assurance and quality control efforts, particularly with our ITPs.
Andrew Hellesoe
Senior Project Manager at CLL Group
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