New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
Architecture and Urban Environment not elsewhere classified
Total student fees
over 2 Years - details
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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.
Key Information for Students
Candidates can gain entry to this programme by meeting one of the following criteria: a) Based on NZ high school achievement (secondary school study): 60 credits at NCEA Level 2, including 14 credits in Mathematics; and 10 literacy credits at NCEA Level 2; or a recognised equivalent; or b) Based on study completed at a NZ tertiary institution A relevant qualification at NZQF Level 3; or A recognised equivalent qualification; or Equivalent knowledge, skills and experience; or c) Based on Discretionary Entrance Applicants who do not meet any of the entry options stated above, and think they have what it takes to complete this programme, can apply for Discretionary Entrance . The application is based on the applicant s ability to demonstrate a likelihood to succeed in the programme. The decision is at the discretion of the Head of School/Centre Director or their delegate. The ability to progress into further study depends on how successful the applicant is within the programme they apply and are accepted into under Discretionary Entrance . Candidates who have English as a second language are required to have an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6 across all bands; or equivalent.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Where does this information come from?
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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.
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