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Architects

Architects plan and design the construction and development of buildings and land areas with regard to functional and aesthetic requirements.

Entry Reqirements

Level 5 NVQ; Masters

Typical Tasks

  • Monitors construction work in progress to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Prepares detailed scale drawings and specifications for designΒ and construction and submits these for planning approval.
  • Analyses site survey and advises client on development and construction details and ensures that proposed design blends in with the surrounding area.
  • Studies condition and characteristics of site, taking into account drainage, topsoil, trees, rock formations, etc..
  • Liaises with client and other professionals to establish building type, style, cost limitations and landscaping requirements.

Desired Skills

Active Listening, Critical Thinking, Active Learning, Writing, Monitoring, Reading Comprehension, Speaking, Mathematics, Learning Strategies, Science

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