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232111 - Architect

Description

Plans and designs buildings, provides concepts, plans, specifications and detailed drawings, negotiates with builders and advises on the procurement of buildings. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

1

Specialisations

    • Conservation or Heritage Architect

Skills Assessment Authority

AACA

Caveats

No caveats apply to this occupation.

Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations

    • 2121-11 Architect

Group: 2321 Architects and Landscape Architects

Description

design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.

Tasks

    • obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
    • providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
    • preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
    • writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
    • consulting with Professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
    • compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
    • preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
    • inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.

Occupations in this Group

    • 232111 Architect
    • 232112 Landscape Architect

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