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Architectural Technologist

Architectural Technologists are the practical executors of the architect's conceptual designs. Their work involves drawing, site surveying, presentation preparation, detail and landscape design, preparation of working drawings and supervision of the building process.


Available Qualifications:

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR CURRENT GRADE 12 LEARNERS

  • Minimum NSC statutory requirements for diploma entry must be met.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematics or Technical Mathematics requires a minimum Applicant Score of 330.
  • An applicant with NSC Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy requires a minimum Applicant Score of 345.
  • NSC achievement rating of at least 45% for Mathematics or Technical Mathematics or 60% for Mathematical Literacy.
  • Qualifying applicants will be required to prepare a prescribed portfolio and attend an interview. Some applicants may be required to attend a three-week "preparation to architectural technology" qualification course prior to registration.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICANTS WHO MATRICULATED PRIOR TO 2008

  • Senior Certificate or an N3 Certificate with English as one of two official languages.
  • Mathematics is compulsory and subjects like Art, Design, Physical Science, Woodwork and Technical Drawing are given priority during selection of candidates.
  • Learners must score at least 23 points on the university’s SPS rating scale.
  • In addition to the above, selection is based on an extended selection procedure that applicants must attend as well as presentation of a portfolio.