SUMMARY MATRIX

COMPETENCIES FOR THE ARCHITECTURAL PROFESSIONS

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PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTSPERSON

PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL TECHNOLOGIST

PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECTURAL SENIOR TECHNOLOGIST

PROFESSIONAL ARCHITECT


A person registered in one of the categories above must demonstrate the following:

Office Practice, Legal aspects and Ethics

FORMAL


  • Knowledge of the administrative and logistical support systems in a practice.


FORMAL


  • Knowledge of the terminology and basic concepts and principles of architectural practice.
  • Knowledge of the contents of the various building contracts and the SAIA practice manual.


FORMAL / WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING


  • Knowledge of the terminology and basic concepts and principles of business practice.
  • Knowledge of the administrative and logistical support systems in a practice.


FORMAL


  • Understand the terminology and basic concepts and principles of architectural practice.
  • Understand all the regulatory and legal aspects of the profession.
  • Knowledge of the contents of the various building contracts and the SAIA practice manual.


FORMAL / WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING


  • Understand the terminology and basic concepts and principles of business practice.
  • Understand the administrative and logistical support systems in a practice.
  • Understand the basic concepts of business structures and principles, pertaining to architectural profession.
  • Ability to design a feasible information access and retrieval system.
  • Ability to design a functional and integrated management system.
  •  Ability to participate meaningfully in the management and administration of a building project.
  • Ability to set up and run a building project successfully


FORMAL


  • Ability to apply all the regulatory and legal aspects of the profession for architectural projects.
  • Ability to implement the contents of the various building contracts and the SAIA practice manual on architectural projects.


FORMAL / WORK INTEGRATED LEARNING


  • Ability to apply the basic concepts of business structures and principles, pertaining to architectural profession.
  • Ability to design a feasible information access and retrieval system for architectural projects.
  • Ability to design a functional and integrated management system for architectural projects.
  • Ability to implement administrative and logistical support systems in a practice for architectural projects.
  • Ability to design marketing strategy.
  • Ability to participate meaningfully in the management and administration of a building project.
  • Ability to set up and run a building project successfully.