New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology

Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd

Subject area

Architecture and Urban Environment not elsewhere classified

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

This qualification aligns to the Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment (MBIE) Licensed Building Practitioner Scheme providing eligibility toward Design Licences 1 and 2 (Category 1 and 2 buildings): information available at www.lbp.govt.nz

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The qualification provides the construction industry with graduates who have the essential knowledge and skills required to enter employment as architectural technicians and be able to work on small and medium scale building projects of limited complexity through all stages to completion under the supervision of an experienced architectural technician, designer or architect.
This qualification is designed for people intending to work as architectural technicians, and also provides recognition of knowledge and skills for those already working in the role.
The qualification will provide employers and consumers with the confidence that working drawings are produced that meet the requirements of New Zealand legislation, Codes of Practice, and New Zealand and Australian Standards.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Architecture and Urban Environment at this level can earn:

$43,000

Median earnings one year after study

$45,000

Median earnings two years after study

$53,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

81%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship

Provided by:

Gisborne District Council - PA to Mayor

Website:

http://www.gdc.govt.nz/funding/

Value:

$3,000

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Ikawai Community Scholarship

Provided by:

Waimate Accountants - Ikawai Community Scholarship Fund C/-

Value:

Varies, could be up to $5000

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 242 476
Phone: (0800) 24 24 76
Fax: (03) 366 6544
Email: info@ara.ac.nz
Web: http://www.ara.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

Sources

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