- Assist in the assessment and presentation of client requirements
- Identify risk in designs and suggest actions to reduce risks
- Assess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects
- Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects whilst maintaining adherence to building regulations
- Prepare and present design proposals and solutions
- Control document production and design information
- Inspect and report on quality standards and assist in commissioning of finished construction projects
- Understand financial and legal constraints and measure and record progress against budget
- Know how to analyse client requirements and ensure comprehensive survey information
- Understand risk assessment of design solutions and the importance of behaviours in safety-critical environments
- Understand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and environmental aspects
- Understand different construction methods and materials and building regulations
- Understand how to develop detailed designs in line with client requirements and construction process
- Understand how to co-ordinate design information in both electronic and paper form
- Understand construction contracts and client quality standards
- Understand the importance of cost control on a construction project
- Be able to work within own level of competence and know when to seek advice from others
- Work within Rules and Regulations of Professional Competence and Conduct for the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
- Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested.
- Understand the importance of equality and diversity and demonstrate these attributes so as to meet the requirements of fairness at work.
- Be able to contribute effectively to meetings and present information in a variety of ways including oral and written.
- Be able to work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational way.
- Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions
Individual employers will determine their own entry requirements, but the typical entry requirements for this Apprenticeship will be five GCSEs or equivalent, including Maths, English and a Science; or a Level 2 Apprenticeship.
The typical duration for this Apprenticeship is three years but this will depend upon the previous experience of the apprentice and access to opportunities to gain the full range of competence.
Professional Qualifications / Recognition
The following qualification will be gained: A Level 4 qualification in Construction and Built Environment that meets the knowledge requirements of the standard and is approved by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists as meeting the educational requirements for TCIAT.
This Apprenticeship will include the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to achieve Technician status with the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (TCIAT). The Technician Review process for TCIAT is included in the end-point assessment process for this Apprenticeship and will lead to the designatory letters TCIAT and the status of Architectural Technician.
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