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2021 NATIONAL STANDARD OF COMPETENCY FOR ARCHITECTS (ACTIVE from 2022)

Friday, 6 August 2021

The 2021 NSCA was released on the 1st July 2021 and is the result of the regular five-yearly review. It underpins all assessment processes, including the accreditation of architecture programs leading to registration as an architect in Australia.

The 2021 NSCA sets out a clear roadmap for the development and assessment of competency at key milestones over the course of a career in architecture – from graduation, through the registration process, to ongoing practice after registration. This is inclusive of a

range of practice models and career paths. 

 

The 2021 NSCA has been developed through an 18-month process involving in-depth research and close engagement with stakeholders. The new NSCA will continue to provide the framework for the Architect Registration Board in every state and territory.

 

For more information see https://www.aaca.org.au/national-standard-of-competency-for-architects/

ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSION REPORT 

 

Monday February 10, 2020

The AACA is pleased to announce the release of the Architectural Education and the Profession report [Dec 2019, 4MB PDF]. This comprehensive report is the result of an in-depth study across Australia and New Zealand supported by all stakeholders in the profession.

The AASA will look forward to working with the AACA and other stakeholders on a number of recommendations arising from this report.

MAJOR STUDY INTO ARCHITECTURAL EDUCATION AND THE PROFESSION

 

Friday November 9, 2018

A major study of Architectural Education and the Profession in Australia and New Zealand is being led by the AACA with the support of all architectural stakeholder organisations in Australia and New Zealand, including the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia.

This aim of the study is to help understand and identify ways to improve the experience of architecture students, graduates and academics, and, importantly, to support greater connections between schools of architecture and the architectural profession.

Read more at the AACA here.

Download the Project Plan here (PDF).