The Certificate in Residential Property Inspections is part of the NZIBS CPD Workshop Programme 2020.

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.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

1 day


Introduction to the Building Act & Related Legislation

Tue 18 Feb 2020

1 day


Properties of Moisture

Tue 3 to Wed 4 Mar 2020

2 days


The Building Envelope & Cladding Systems

Thu 5 Mar 2020

1 day


Condition & Compliance Reporting

Tue 31 Mar 2020

1 day


Residential Property Inspections

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 2020, pertaining to the above modules please refer to the:

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

Non members are welcome to attend any NZIBS training event.

Registrations close two weeks prior to the module course date.

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 2020:

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 prior provision of pre-course reading and attendance at the course.

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 bettween 55% - 69% you will be required to undertake an examination resit.  There is a three month stand down period. 

NZIBS run exam resits quarterly.  Exam resit registrations close on the 1st of the month prior to the exam resit date. 

If you achieved 54% and under, you will need to complete the course again.  NZIBS will offer those students a discount off the registration fee. 

NZIBS Core Module Exam Resit 2020

Please contact the NZIBS Events Team or Ph: 0800 113 400.