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  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I am about to retire and from my perspective looking back; my first degree helped me to open doors which otherwise would not be open. One may start off as a QS but as one becomes more knowledgeable and experienced other opportunities arise and the ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    I concur that a diploma along with a year of work experience is generally more beneficial than a QS degree. However the benefits of completing a degree vs. a diploma will vary significantly between different people. If you are older, have studied previously ...

  • Posted in: Open Forum

    Hi David This is a good discussion point, and the Council are keen to hear the opinions of others on the pathways for diploma vs degree holders. What do others think? As pointed out, the 4 years work experience required for a Diploma holder to become ...


  • NZIQS Conference 14 - 16 October!

    We are thrilled to announce the NZIQS 2020 Conference - Rethinking Construction will be going ahead 14-16 October at our new venue - Heritage Hotel, Auckland. We will have registration and programme details out in the next week.  Including the partners ... More
  • 30% off AIQS Academy topics

    NZIQS members can get 30% discount off AIQS Academy courses until 30 June 2020. That's an average price of $52.50 per course.  This is a great opportunity to learn new or upgrade existing skills, as well as training opportunities for your team who ... More
  • Sam and Marilyn's update to members

    Listen to Sam Lomax (President), and Marilyn Moffatt, (Executive Director) talk about NZIQS's activities through COVID-19. Tell us what NZIQS could be doing to support you during this time and coping with the future. More

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