232112 Landscape Architect

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Landscape Architect
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ANZSCO Occupation Description: 


Plans and designs land areas for projects such as open space networks, parks, schools, institutions, roads, external areas for all building types, land subdivisions, and commercial, industrial and residential sites.
Skill Level: 1

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2321 Architects and Landscape Architects

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Architects and Landscape Architects
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


ARCHITECTS AND LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS design commercial, industrial, institutional, residential and recreational buildings and landscapes.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Registration or licensing may be required.
Tasks Include:

obtaining advice from clients and management to determine type, style and size of planned buildings and alterations to existing buildings
providing information regarding designs, materials and estimated building times
preparing project documentation, including sketches and scale drawings, and integrating structural, mechanical and aesthetic elements in final designs
writing specifications and contract documents for use by builders and calling tenders on behalf of clients
consulting with Professionals and clients about external area designs, costs and construction
compiling and analysing site and community data about geographical and ecological features, landforms, soils, vegetation, site hydrology, visual characteristics and human-made structures, to formulate land use and development recommendations, and for preparing environmental impact statements
preparing reports, site plans, working drawings, specifications and cost estimates for land development, showing location and details of proposals, including ground modelling, structures, vegetation and access
inspecting construction work in progress to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and quality standards

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 798.60
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 718.40