You can qualify as an architectural technologist by taking a degree approved by the Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists.
Courses may include a 12-month industry placement. This is a good way to get practical experience and make contacts, which may help when looking for work.
It's possible to qualify as a chartered architectural technologist by studying courses that are lower than degree level, like foundation degrees or higher national diplomas in related subjects.
You'll usually need:
- 1 or 2 A levels, or equivalent, for a foundation degree or higher national diploma
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree