Building Surveying or Building Control Industry Trainer

Future Skills Ltd

26 August 2020
26 September 2020
Future Skills Ltd



Future Skills Academy is an NZQA Category 1 rated, private tertiary education provider with campus in Manukau, Royal Oak and Auckland CBD.

Future Skills Academy delivers the New Zealand Diploma in Building Surveying L6 to Building Control Authority staff employed in technical positions, throughout New Zealand. It will also be delivering the New Zealand Certificate in Building Regulatory Environment L4 to administration support staff within Councils.  We are seeking to employ a lecturer who can demonstrate knowledge and expertise in NZ building regulatory compliance including plan processing and site inspection. The ideal candidate will be a building surveyor, a building compliance officer or industry trainer with at least 10 years’ experience working with Building Control Authorities (or TA) and who is interested in a teaching career in the tertiary sector.

You will be part of a highly independent team delivering the NZ Diploma in Building Surveying Level 6 and the New Zealand Certificate in Building Regulatory Environment L4 programmes to students employed with BCA/TA, so strong industry experience is essential.  You will also support the delivery of these programmes and other regulatory compliance programmes to students who are not employed with BCA/TA.

As a member of the academic team you will develop teaching resources and support students in their learning journey with Future Skills Academy.

This position requires teaching of courses online as well as block courses in New Zealand, so travel is part of the package.

 The successful candidates will have:

·         Excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and experience of working in a multi-cultural education environment.  

·         Strong technical skills in the areas of regulatory building compliance.

·         Sound knowledge of administration processes and support work required in the regulatory building environment.

·         Skills to integrate current and best practices in education and training into teaching and learning

·         A can-do attitude and team player

·         Excellent skills in writing reports and in using Microsoft office suite of programmes

·         Strong computer skills 


Required skills, qualifications and experience:

·         A qualification in teaching or prepared to study towards one.

·         Proven ability to create an innovative and dynamic learning environment for learners

·         Unit standard 4098 or industry competency-based assessment skills (or study towards one)

·         New Zealand experience in building surveying or as a building control officer in a BCA /TA or managing administrative support in a BCA/TA setting.

·         Current industry networks


Highly desirable:

·         A qualification at Level 6 or above in an area relating to the building or construction industry or building compliance.

·         Professional body membership (MNZIQS, MNZIOB, PMP, MRICS, BOINZ)

·         Prior experience in teaching related qualifications.


To apply for this position please follow the link and submit your CV and cover letter.

Further information on Future Skills can be obtained by visiting our website,

Applications close when suitable candidates are identified. 

Note: Applicant must have a legal right to work in NZ

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