1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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UNIT GROUP 2121 ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS

ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential or recreational buildings or landscapes.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • obtaining advice from clients or management to determine type, style and size of buildings or alterations
  • providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
  • preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
  • writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
  • consulting with associated professionals and clients on matters concerning external area designs, costs and construction
  • compiling and analysing site and community data on geographical aspects, ecology of area land forms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations and for the preparation of environmental impact statements
  • preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
  • inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards

Occupations:



This section contains the following subsection :
              2121-11 Architect
              2121-13 Landscape Architect

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