What can I do with my course in architectural technology?
Careers in architectural technology
As a graduate of architectural technology, you will have practical and theoretical skills in the construction phase in the built environment sector.
You specialise in the science of architecture, building design and construction. You deal with the technical side of design, ensuring that a building is functional, that the right materials are used and that it meets regulations. In addition, you also monitor quality assurance.
You may find work nationally or internationally; in commercial, industrial or domestic projects covering all areas of construction including new works, renovations, alterations, refurbishments and retrofits.
You can work in architectural practices or property development. Opportunities exist in domestic and commercial design and construction organisations and allied fields, including industry associations and government authorities. You may also find relevant opportunities in research and manufacturing.
Skills and attributes
Key skills that architectural technology graduates demonstrate include:
- Organisational and planning skills
- Analytical and problem solving skills
- Excellent technical skills
- Attention to details and concentration skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Related roles include:
- Building Surveyor
- Building Technician
- Cartographic Technician
- Model Maker
- Property Developer
- Survey Assistant
- Architectural technician
Salary and job outlook
You can learn more about salaries and job outcomes for graduates of architectural technology at Graduate Careers Australia.
You can look at industry trends and employment prospects by visiting Australian Government Job Outlook.
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