Key information

  1. Reference: ST0043
  2. Date updated: 11/12/2023
  3. Level: 4
  4. Route: Construction and the built environment
  5. Regulated occupation: No
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Higher Technical Qualification

Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs) are designed to be delivered within a course of education. Some Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours may be more safely and reliably delivered in workplace settings, so may not be fully covered by the HTQ. Some qualifications will deliver additional content or added depth and breadth through, for example, use of specialist learning environments, work placements or innovative teaching methods. Check with the qualification provider if you require further information on coverage.

Occupation summary

Typical job titles include:

Assistant Design Co-ordinator Design and Build Co-ordinator Design Co-ordinator Design Manager

KSBs

Knowledge

K1: Know how to analyse client requirements and ensure comprehensive survey information. Back to Duty

K2: Understand risk assessment of design solutions and the importance of behaviours in safety-critical environments. Back to Duty

K3: Understand the sustainability issues in projects across economic, social and environmental aspects. Back to Duty

K4: Understand different construction methods and materials and building regulations. Back to Duty

K5: Understand how to develop detailed designs in line with client requirements and construction process. Back to Duty

K6: Understand how to co-ordinate design information in both electronic and paper form. Back to Duty

K7: Understand construction contracts and client quality standards. Back to Duty

K8: Understand the importance of cost control on a construction project. Back to Duty

Skills

S1: Assist in the assessment and presentation of client requirements. Back to Duty

S2: Identify risk in designs and suggest actions to reduce risks. Back to Duty

S3: Assess, identify and record the environmental impact of projects. Back to Duty

S4: Assist in the implementation of the most appropriate solutions for construction projects whilst maintaining adherence to building regulations. Back to Duty

S5: Prepare and present design proposals and solutions. Back to Duty

S6: Control document production and design information. Back to Duty

S7: Inspect and report on quality standards and assist in commissioning of finished construction projects. Back to Duty

S8: Understand financial and legal constraints and measure and record progress against budget. Back to Duty

Behaviours

B1: Be able to work within own level of competence and know when to seek advice from others. Back to Duty

B2: Understand and apply the Code of Conduct and conduct regulations, ethics and professional standards relevant to industry's recognised professional bodies. Back to Duty

B3: Identify own development needs and take action to meet those needs. Use own knowledge and expertise to help others when requested. Back to Duty

B4: Understand the importance of equality and diversity and demonstrate these attributes so as to meet the requirements of fairness at work. Back to Duty

B5: Be able to contribute effectively to meetings and present information in a variety of ways including oral and written. Back to Duty

B6: Be able to work with others in a collaborative and non-confrontational way. Back to Duty

B7: Be able to identify areas for improvement and suggest innovative solutions. Back to Duty

Certificate of Higher Education in Technical Practice in Architectural Technology and Design Management

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 4

Applicant: Sheffield Hallam University

Awarding body: Sheffield Hallam University

Approval date: 02/03/2023

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Construction Design and Build Technician (Foundation Degree)

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: Birmingham City University

Awarding body: Birmingham City University

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

FdSc Civil Engineering and Construction Management

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: University of East London

Awarding body: University of East London

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

FdSc Construction Management

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: Staffordshire University

Awarding body: Staffordshire University

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Design and Build Technician; Site Supervisor; Quantity Surveying Technician

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

ST0049 Construction quantity surveying technician

ST0048 Construction site supervisor

FdSc Sustainable Construction and the Built Environment

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: University Centre South Devon (UCSD) - South Devon College)

Awarding body: University of Plymouth

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0048 Construction site supervisor

ST0049 Construction quantity surveying technician

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

HNC Construction

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 4

Applicant: City College Plymouth

Awarding body: City College Plymouth

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

ST0048 Construction site supervisor

ST0049 Construction quantity surveying technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Architectural Technology for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 4

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Construction Management for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 4

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0048 Construction site supervisor

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Modern Methods of Construction for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 4

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Architectural Technology for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Construction Management for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0048 Construction site supervisor

ST0043 Construction design and build technician

Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma in Modern Methods of Construction for England

Qualification type: HTQ

Qualification level: 5

Applicant: Pearson

Awarding body: Pearson

Approval date: 08/07/2022

Occupational pathway: Not applicable

Placement: No

Aligned occupational standards

ST0043 Construction design and build technician


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