Architectural Assistant Apprenticeship

Brightman Architects
72a, Green Oak Avenue, Sheffield, S17 4FZ
£18,000.00 - £20,000.00 annually
27 May 2021
11 Jun 2021
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties to include:
  • Generate architectural design proposals of diverse scales and type, including conducting feasibility studies
  • Draft and edit drawings and 3D models (plans, sections, elevations, and details) using relevant software, including CAD, to enable co-ordination with other professional's input
  • Produce and coordinate design information with the design team (e.g. engineering, landscaping and interior design)
  • Produce necessary drawings and documents that comply with national and local planning policy
  • Identify user needs and the local context in which the project is developed
  • Develop the design of projects of varying scales in respect of environmental context and sustainability
  • Research and investigate relevant information (e.g. site analysis, previous architectural projects) to support project development to ensure all client and regulatory requirements are met
  • Investigate, critically appraise and select alternative structural, constructional and material systems relevant to architectural design
  • Integrate structural, construction and engineering strategies with the overall design
  • Support an Architect or a project leader with construction inspections to ensure projects are built in accordance with contractual drawings
  • Evaluate materials, processes and techniques that apply to architectural designs and building construction, and where practicable integrate alternative materials, processes and techniques into design proposals
  • Apply different technological methods to building design to provide conditions of comfort and protection against the environment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Experience using key industry software to deliver 2D plans and 3D visuals
  • Excellent presentation skills

Personal qualities

  • Confidence to converse with other design team members, clients and other consultants
  • A passion for design and detailing

Desired qualifications

  • We are looking for a graduate Part 1 Architectural Assistant
  • You must have GCSE inmaths & English grade C/4 or above (or equivalent)

Future prospects

The employer is ready to invest in training to develop the skills of the successful candidate. It is a long-term career opportunity.

Things to consider

Equality, diversity, and inclusion are essential to our academic and business strengths.We believe that excellence comes through recognising the value of each individual.

Sheffield Hallam University welcomes applications from all candidates irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief, or marital or civil partnership status.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

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