Property training and events

This guidance provides information and links to training for principals, board members, project managers and 10YPP consultants, as well as directions to register for the Infrastructure Sector Forum.

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  • Boards
  • Project managers
  • 10YPP consultants
  • Property managers
  • Principals and tumuaki

Infrastructure sector forums

The infrastructure sector forums are an opportunity for school representatives and the Ministry to share information on school infrastructure – property, transport, ICT and technology in schools. 

The topics for the forum that cover are:

  • mould management and prevention
  • school transport reminders
  • digitisation of school-led project forms
  • building warrants of fitness (BWoF)​
  • property updates
  • upcoming Te Rito webinars.

Email if there is a topic that you'd like to discuss at a future forum, or if you would like to submit a question prior to the session.

Topics and discussions at forums will be at sector-wide level. For any questions about infrastructure matters at an individual school level, please contact your property advisor.

Property staff contact details

Previous sector forums

Infrastructure sector forum – 7 November 2023

Infrastructure sector forum – 23 August 2022

School transport assistance – 22 June 2021

School teaching block reference designs – 9 April 2021

20/28 October 2020 

10-Year Property Plan (10YPP) training for consultants

This programme is for consultants who will be developing 10-year property plans (10YPPs). All 10YPPs must be prepared by a consultant who has passed the Ministry’s training and works for a company on our supplier panel. 

10-Year Property Plan: Information for consultants

10YPP training is delivered as a distance learning package. The material includes readings, videos, exercises and assignments. You are also required to attend 3 one-hour webinar sessions. No travel will be required to attend the training as it will all be done remotely. We offer sessions several times a year.

To complete the training, you should expect to spend up to 2 hours per day completing tasks over a period of a week and a half.

We will cover:

  • the Ministry’s tools and methodology for condition assessments
  • identifying and prioritising projects and applying the Ministry’s policies
  • preparing a 10YPP
  • working in partnership with schools and the Ministry.

How to book

To register your interest in our training course for 10YPP consultants, email

Include the name and email address of all attendees.

Dates and times will be listed on the Learning Management System (LMS) as they are confirmed. If no dates are listed, we will place your name on a waitlist to be notified when new sessions are available. 

Online modules

To access our online modules, follow these steps:

  • Request a login to the Education Learning Management System (LMS) by email.
  • Log in to the LMS.
  • Search for modules by name using the search bar at the top of the page or click ‘browse training’ in the left hand side menu. Modules for property suppliers can be found under the ‘TPHM’ tile.
  • Select the module you’d like to complete, then click the large play button to enter the module.

Email your request for LMS access to

Education Learning Management System (LMS)(external link)

Introduction to school property management module

School principals and board members should complete this module to understand their responsibilities regarding school property. This module allows users to access it multiple times, whenever they need to refresh their knowledge.

This module is intended to supplement the face-to-face sessions run by Ministry staff. These sessions will still occur, with the module being an additional supporting resource. There is work underway to produce further modules regarding specific school property topics.

School property procurement framework self-paced module

Project managers engaged to deliver the 5YA and/or school property projects must complete the school property procurement framework module.

The school property procurement framework module has been developed to provide project managers with an introduction to the principles that are to be applied and the rules, process and templates to be used when conducting school property related procurements. The module also includes an assessment of 15 multi-choice questions, for which project managers are required to achieve a minimum 80% (12/15) pass.

Consultant briefings

We hold regional consultant briefings at regular intervals during the year. These briefings are aimed at project managers who undertake school property planning and building projects and need to be kept updated on Ministry policy.

For more information, contact the property team at your local Ministry office.

Local Ministry offices

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