New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd
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
NCEA Level 2 which must include: 12 credits in Literacy Level 1 or above and 12 credits in Numeracy Level 1 or above OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Ara Architectural Studies Pathway or equivalent OR If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency. English Requirement: IELTS 6.0 Academic (no lower than 5.5 in any subtest)
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:
|Earnings range||$33,456 - $48,479|
|In further study||19%|
|On a benefit||N/A|
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Where does this information come from?
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