New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology (Level 6)

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If you enjoy technical drawing, problem solving and using your creativity, a career as an architectural technician is for you.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    240
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    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

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    Study type Trimester
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    Cost
    $9,600 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

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    Student loan

As an architectural technician you will:

  • interpret legislation such as the building and resource management acts
  • apply legislation to construction drawings. 
  • understand the stages of a construction project, and the documentation required for each. 

Career opportunities

With this qualification you will be able to work in:

  • construction companies
  • architectural practices
  • architectural design companies
  • city councils.

You will be able to work under the supervision of an experienced architectural technician, designer or architect, on a variety of construction projects.

What you will learn

When you achieve this qualification you will be able to:

  • establish the clients’ requirements
  • develop and communicate a concept and building design
  • prepare approval documentation for a building project following the clients’ brief
  • evaluate the performance of and select materials and finishes used in the building process
  • prepare, organise and present architectural working drawings for small and medium buildings. This will be in accordance with the statutory and regulatory environment
  • understand the roles, documentation and administrative requirements of the construction industry, apply this knowledge and assist senior personnel through the tender process.

 

  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    240
  •  
    Workload

    Approximately 10-12 hours study per course per week.

  •  
    Study type Trimester
  •  
    Cost
    $9,600 NZ Domestic

    Not including annual administration fees, course materials or external exam fees.

  •  
    Student loan