1220.0 - ANZSCO - Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations, 2013, Version 1.2  
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Contents >> Major Group 2 Professionals >> SUB-MAJOR GROUP 23 Design, Engineering, Science and Transport Professionals >> MINOR GROUP 232 Architects, Designers, Planners and Surveyors


    ARCHITECTS, DESIGNERS, PLANNERS AND SURVEYORS design building exteriors and interiors, and landscapes; conduct survey work to precisely position geographical features, and design, prepare and revise maps; design information for visual communication, publication and display, and products for manufacture; and develop and implement plans and policies for controlling the use of land.

    Indicative Skill Level:
    In Australia and New Zealand:

      Most occupations in this minor group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. For some occupations at least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

    Tasks Include:
    • obtaining advice from and providing information to clients and management about design, size, materials and costs associated with new buildings and alterations to existing buildings
    • consulting with professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
    • designing and compiling map manuscripts using digital and graphical source material such as aerial photographs, satellite imagery, survey documents, existing maps and records, and reports and statistics
    • planning and designing land subdivision projects and negotiating details with local governments and other authorities
    • formulating design concepts for clothing, textiles, industrial, commercial and consumer products, jewellery and building interiors
    • undertaking research and analysing functional, spatial, commercial, cultural, safety and aesthetic requirements
    • preparing sketches, diagrams, illustrations and samples to communicate design concepts
    • determining the objectives and constraints of design briefs by consulting with clients and stakeholders
    • compiling and analysing data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use

This section contains the following subsection :
          UNIT GROUP 2321 Architects and Landscape Architects
          UNIT GROUP 2322 Surveyors and Spatial Scientists
          UNIT GROUP 2323 Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers
          UNIT GROUP 2324 Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators
          UNIT GROUP 2325 Interior Designers
          UNIT GROUP 2326 Urban and Regional Planners

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