1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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3121-13 Architectural Associate

Implements architects' concepts by preparing drawings and plans and liaising with builders and contractors.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • analyses architects' designs and prepares preliminary sketches, working drawings and detailed instructions
  • prepares detailed drawings of plans showing internal, external and other features of buildings
  • prepares working drawings of plans showing elevations, sections, materials, finishes and other aspects of building projects such as layouts, plumbing, drainage, carparking and landscaping as directed by architects
  • represents architects on building sites to clarify plans and specifications
  • may assist in the preparation of building specifications
  • may make inquiries of local governments and other authorities, and investigate pertinent codes and by-laws

Architectural Draftsperson
Building Drafting Officer

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