Architectural Technology Diploma
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National Diploma: Architectural Technology (NQF 6) SAQA ID: 48733
Full time or Part Time:
This course will be offered either on a full time or part time basis depending on the demand at commencement of the course.
Full Time : Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 09:00 – 12:00.
Part Time : Tuesday & Thursday evenings 18:00 – 21:00 & Saturdays 09:00 – 12:00
Provide the learner with the academic knowledge, skills and competencies required to practice in the Built Environment as a “candidate Architectural Technologist”. After a period of supervised practical experience and / or other requirements as specified by the professional registration body, (SACAP) a candidate may be illegible to be registered as an “Architectural Technologist”.
NQF5 Certificate in Architectural Technology
Access to this qualification is open, bearing in mind learning assumed, to be in place.
- Verbal and written communication (II&III)
- Entrepreneurship (II&III)
- Graphic communication (II&III)
- Design theory / history (II&III)
- Architectural design (II&III)
- Architectural technology (II&III)
- Construction Theory (II&III)
- Studio work (II&III)
- Advanced architectural draughtsman ship (I&II)
- Relevant laws and contracts (I&II)
- National building regulations (I&II)
- Architectural modelling (I&II)
- Estimating & pricing (I&II)
- Land surveying (I&II)
- Internship / Cooperative learning (I&II)
Two years (240 credits)
All class based credits are achieved via your study duration at the African Academic , self-study, reading, researching and project based assignments. 240 hours of workplace/in-service training is required to be done by the student in order to complete the course & acquired certification. This in-service training must be secured by the student. The African Academy takes no responsibility for this.
(R29 000 per year)
R3 000 deposit and the balance in 10 equal installments.
(books, kits, etc.)
City & Guilds certificate and textbooks
- Architectural Technologist
- Interior Designer
- Senior Architectural Technologist
On successful completion of the programme, the student will receive a CETA accredited certificate and a City and Guilds endorsed Certificate. Please note that the cost for a City & Guilds certificate is R500.00.
City & Guilds is a globally recognized and respected awarding organization and serves as a benchmark for educational quality.
The African Academy is:
City and Guilds award certificates to people who have shown they have mastered skills that are based on excellent standards set by industry. City and Guilds international provides a particular service to customers around the world who need high-quality assessments and certification.
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