ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSPERSON-ANZSCO :312111

SKILL LEVEL 2

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ANZSCO 312111: ARCHITECTURAL DRAFTSPERSON


Major Group: 3 - Technicians and Trades Workers | Sub-Major Group: 31 - Engineering, ICT and Science Technicians | Minor Group: 312 - Building and Engineering Technicians | Unit Group: 3121 - Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians
Description: Completes Architects' concepts by preparing drawings and plans, and liaising with builders and contractors.

Skill Level 2 : Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

- NZ Register Diploma or 
- AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Alternative Titles
  • Architectural Associate
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.

Specialisations
  • Building Drafting Officer
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.

UNIT GROUP 3121: ARCHITECTURAL, BUILDING AND SURVEYING TECHNICIANS


Description: Perform technical functions to assist Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors by supervising and inspecting construction sites, estimating time, costs and resources, inspecting plumbing work, and collecting and evaluating survey data and preparing maps and plans.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

- In Australia:

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

- In New Zealand:

NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing may be required.

Tasks
  • assisting Construction Managers, Architects and Surveyors in planning and organisation
  • interpreting plans, regulations and codes of practice
  • preparing preliminary sketches, working drawings and specifications
  • preparing, editing and revising plans, maps, charts and drawings
  • coordinating works programs
  • inspecting work and materials for compliance with specifications, regulations and standards
  • calculating costs and estimating time scales
  • collecting data using surveying instruments and photogrammetric equipment
  • performing routine computations and plotting preliminary data
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 312112 - Building Associate
  • 312113 - Building Inspector
  • 312114 - Construction Estimator
  • 312115 - Plumbing Inspector
  • 312116 - Surveying or Spatial Science Technician
  • 312199 - Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians nec