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Architect (degree)

Designing new buildings and redesigning existing buildings.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


7 (equivalent to master’s degree)

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

Set by employer. Candidates must have a part 1 architecture qualification approved by the Architects Registration Board.

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 the level 7 postgraduate qualifications needed to become a registered architect in the UK
  • 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

Apprentices who have completed their apprenticeship will be eligible for chartered membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

End-Point Assessment
View a list of end-point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
De Montford University 01162078875
More Information

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