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Architectural Assistant (degree)

Working with architects and engineers to design new buildings and redesign existing buildings.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


6 (equivalent to bachelor's degree)

Typical length
48 months
Current funding band
Up to £21,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • how to create detailed plans using computer-aided design software
  • structural and engineering principles
  • different construction methods
  • building laws and safety regulations
  • project delivery techniques
  • the history of architecture and how it influences the design of new buildings
  • planning policies and regulations
  • apprentices will take a part 1 architecture degree approved by the Architects Registration Board
  • before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must have achieved level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSE grades 9 to 4 or A* to C)
Professional registration

None specified.

How apprentices are assessed

A government-approved organisation must assess apprentices towards the end of their apprenticeship.

This end-point assessment ensures apprentices achieve the skills, training and any qualifications necessary to complete their apprenticeship.

You can download the assessment plan from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. There are no end-point assessment organisations for this apprenticeship yet. Please email if you urgently need an end-point assessment organisation.

More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.