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The Certificate in Residential Property Inspections is part of the NZIBS CPD Workshop Programme 2019.

This certificate has been designed for Property Inspectors who are looking to upskill and work towards a formal qualification.

The Certificate in Residential Property Inspections offers a rigorous training programme, made up of five Core Module training courses.

NZIBS Members and non members can attend the below training courses. CPD points are applicable.

The NZIBS Core Module training programme for this certificate covers building law, cladding systems, material performance, condition / compliance reporting, residential pre-purchase inspections and reporting, and more.

The course duration ranges from 1 – 2 days, with an examination at the end of the Core Module training day.

  • Module 3 – The Building Act Regime
  • Module 5 –
    • Part A:  Decay, Fungi and Moulds
    • Part B: Durability and Materials Performance
  • Module 6 – Cladding Systems
  • Module 7 – Condition / Compliance Reporting
  • Module 10 –
    • Part A: Residential Pre-Purchase Inspections and Reporting

Upon attendance of the above five modules and passing of each exam, you can apply for the Certificate in Residential Property Inspections ISO9001: 2015.

The above five Core Module training courses can cross credit through to the Diploma in Building Surveying ISO9001: 2015. Conditions do apply.

To learn more about the Core Module Programme 2019, pertaining to the above modules please refer to the:

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The registration form, which outlines the dates, location and cost is at the back of the programme.

Guests / non-members are welcome to attend any NZIBS training event.

Registrations close off two weeks prior to the module course date, or until sold out.

The completion of this Certificate in Residential Property Inspections ISO9001: 2015, forms half of  the pathway to becoming a registered member. Should you wish to apply for transitional membership, the standard membership terms and conditions will apply.

NZIBS Members and non members can attend the above training courses. CPD points are applicable.

Venue locations in 2019:

Auckland: Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal Street, Auckland CBD

NZIBS Core Module Training Criteria

For a NZIBS Core Module Course to run we require a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 20 participants. Notice will be given 10 business days prior if the course is unable to run, due to numbers or other factors.

To be eligible for the NZIBS Member registration rate, you need to be a current NZIBS full, transitional or student Member otherwise you can chose the non-member option.

Payment is required upfront before the commencement of the module and/or before the close of registration and pre-course reading has been released.

Pre-course reading will be released the day after the registration closure date and to those who have paid for their training.

No refund will be given for any cancellations 10 business days and under prior to a core module course date. A substitute can be provided in place of the person who is unable to attend.

No refund or discounts are offered if the participant chooses to attend the course and not undertake the examination.

Any pre course reading information that is requested at a later date will incur an administrative charge of $25.00.

The current pass mark is 70% for a NZIBS Core Module Exam. For those who are unsuccessful in the NZIBS Core Module Exam and have achieved a mark 55% and under you will need to complete the course again. NZIBS will offer those students a special discount to re-attend the course again.

NZIBS Core Module Exam Resit 2019

For further information relating to undertaking an exam resit, please visit the NZIBS Exam Resit 2019 page.

Otherwise please contact the NZIBS Events Team or Ph: 0800 11 34 00.