Certificate in Residential Property Inspections

The Certificate in Residential Property Inspections is part of the NZIBS CPD Workshop Programme 2017.

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 below block courses are run in Auckland and Christchurch during 2017.

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: 2008.

The above five Core Module training courses can cross credit through to the Diploma in Building Surveying ISO9001: 2008. Conditions do apply.

To learn more about each Core Module training courses please refer to the
NZIBS Core Module programme 2017 here >>

To register for one or more Core Modules please refer to the NZIBS Core Module registration form 2017 here >>.

Core Module 5 and 6 training courses in Auckland, registrations close on Monday 17 April 2017, or until sold out.

The completion of this Certificate in Residential Property Inspections ISO9001: 2008, forms part of  a 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.

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.

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 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.

For more information please refer to the terms and conditions as outlined in the NZIBS Core Module 2017 registration form.

NZIBS Core Module Exam Resit 2017

Any resit examination will incur a resit administration charge $195.00 + GST (member) and $250 + GST (non member), please refer to the top of page 2 of the NZIBS Core Module registration form 2017.

An examination resit needs to be conducted within one year of the course date. Each year the modules are updated to ensure they are kept relevant to what is happening within the industry. If you are unable to resit the examination after one year or you have attempted unsuccessfully to the maximum of 2 x NZIBS Core Module exam resit attempts, you will need to complete the module course again.

If you wish to undertake a Core Module Exam Resit, please complete and return the NZIBS Core Module training course registration form 2017 >> (complete the area at the top of page 2)

NZIBS Core Module Exam Resits dates for 2017

  • Wednesday 24 May 2017 – Christchurch
  • Thursday 25 May 2017 – Auckland
  • Wednesday 23 August 2017 – Christchurch
  • Thursday 24 August 2017 – Auckland
  • Wednesday 15 November 2017 – Christchurch
  • Thursday 16 November 2017 – Auckland
  • In Wellington anytime, by appointment

Should you wish to undertake an exam resit, please complete and send back the NZIBS Core Module training course registration form 2017 >> (complete the area at the top of page 2), registration close two weeks prior to the above dates.

Or anytime by appointment in Wellington. To learn more or if you have any questions please ring: 0800 11 34 00, option 4, or via email