Design scale models


Design imitations of products such as vehicles or buildings which accurately represent the dimensions of the product in a smaller format.

Alternative labels

designing scale models
scale model planning
arrange scale models
develop scale models
plan scale models
design a scale model

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Design scale models is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Model maker: Model makers create three-dimensional scale models or various designs or concepts and for various purposes, such as models of human skeletons or organs. They also mount the models on display stands so that they can be used for their final purpose such as inclusion in education activities.
Recreation model maker: Recreation model makers design and construct recreation scale models from various materials such as plastic, wood, wax and metals, mostly by hand.

Optional skill

Design scale models is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Civil engineering technician: Civil engineering technicians help design and execute construction plans and take on organisational tasks, for example in the planning and monitoring, and in bidding and invoicing of construction work. They also calculate material requirements, and help with the purchasing and organising, and ensure the quality of the construction materials. Civil engineering technicians may perform technical tasks in civil engineering and develop and advise on policy implementing strategies for road works, traffic lights, sewerage and water management systems.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022