Our Heritage HIIT Series will deliver outcomes related to the following Competencies from the 2021 National Standard of Competency for Architects:
PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
PC1 Comply with the regulatory requirements and obligations pertaining to practice as an architect, including legislation, professional codes of conduct, obligations for continuing professional development and professional indemnity insurance.
PC3 Apply principles of project planning, considering implications for Country, environmental sustainability, communities, stakeholders and project costs.
PC8 Be able to implement culturally responsive and meaningful engagement processes that respect the importance of Country and reciprocal relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples across architectural services.
PC12 Provide independent, culturally responsive and objective advice in accordance with relevant building codes, standards, technical specifications and guidelines, and planning regulations, including climate change implications, across all aspects of architectural practice.
PC15 Comply with legal and ethical obligations relating to legislated requirements in relation to copyright, moral rights, authorship of cultural knowledge and intellectual property requirements across architectural services.
PROJECT INITIATION AND CONCEPTUAL DESIGN
PC17 Have an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ aspirations to care for Country and how these inform architectural design.
PC19 Be able to identify, analyse and evaluate client project requirements and objectives using qualitative and quantitative methods and, where required by the terms of engagement, to assist cost estimators in determining project feasibility/viability.
PC25 Be able to draw on knowledge from the history and theory of architecture as part of preliminary design research and when developing the conceptual design.
PC26 Be able to undertake site, cultural and contextual analysis as part of preliminary design research.
PC27 Understand how to embed the knowledge, worldviews and perspectives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, shared through engagement processes, into the conceptual design in a meaningful, respectful and appropriate way.
PC28 Be able to draw on knowledge from building sciences and technology, environmental sciences and behavioural and social sciences as part of preliminary design research and when developing the conceptual design to optimise the performance of the project.
PC29 Be able to develop and evaluate design options in terms of the heritage, cultural and community values embodied in the site, and in relation to project requirements.
PC32 Be able to apply planning principles and statutory planning requirements to the site and conceptual design of the project.
DETAILED DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTATION
PC39 Be able to integrate the material selection, structural and construction systems established in the conceptual design into the detailed design and documentation.
PC41 Be able to coordinate and integrate input from specialists and consultants into the detailed design and documentation.
PC42 Be able to prepare planning applications that comply with planning regulations.
PC43 Be able to collaborate with nominated contractors early in the documentation process to identify key construction methodology opportunities and constraints.
PC44 Understand the roles and types of relevant consultants and suppliers as well as
applicable construction terminology. Maintain effective and clear communication in the coordination of relevant consultants, manufacturers and suppliers as required under the terms of engagement.
PC 45 Be able to nominate and integrate quality and performance standards with regard to selected materials, finishes, fittings, components and systems, considering the impact on Country and the environment, and the whole life carbon impact of the project. This includes integrating life cycle assessments and other expertise and advice from consultants.
PC46 Be able to produce project documentation that meets the requirements of the contract and procurement process and complies with regulatory controls, building standards and codes, and conditions of construction and planning approvals.
DESIGN DELIVERY AND CONSTRUCTION PHASE SERVICES
PC50 Be able to continue engagement with relevant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples throughout all stages of the project and its delivery in a meaningful, respectful and appropriate way.
PC51 Be able to provide advice to clients and lead (or contribute to) the process of selecting a qualified contractor in accordance with the agreed procurement method and construction contract.
PC53 Be able to provide advice to clients on the impact of a selected procurement method on cost, time, life cycle implications and quality control during the construction phase.
PC54 Be able to monitor construction progress and quality as required under the provisions of the construction contract, which may include site visits.