ProQual Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills – Groundworks Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

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Introduction

The ProQual Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills – Groundworks provides an

introduction to working in the construction industry. It is appropriate for individuals of any

age who are interested in learning more about working in construction

The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is the single framework for regulated

qualifications, the regulatory body for this qualification is the Office of Qualifications and

Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification is accredited onto the RQF.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. Centres should carry out an

initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the

assessment.

Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills –

Groundworks

Ofqual qualification number 603/7811/6

Level 1

Total Qualification Time 105 hours (120 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 24/8/2021

Qualification end date

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete NINE Mandatory units:

Mandatory Units – complete ALL units

Unit number Unit Title Level GLH

L/618/8289 Introduction to construction 1 5

F/618/8290 Site safety, roles and responsibilities 1 5

J/618/8291 Introducing levelling in construction 1 15

L/618/8292 Operating a petrol driven cut off saw 2 15

R/618/8293 Introducing concreting skills 1 15

Y/618/8294 Introducing drainage skills 1 15

D/618/8295 Introducing kerblaying skills 1 15

L/503/6423 Operating a ride on roller 2 30

M/503/6415 Operating a forward tipping dumper 2 30

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and occupationally

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

units or qualifications will normally need to hold appropriate assessor or quality assurance

verifier qualifications, such as:

  • ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Teaching, Training and Assessing
  • Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and

Practices

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Support for Candidates

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:

  • enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning

outcomes and assessment criteria;

  • provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to

authenticate evidence

Assessment

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit.

Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against

the standards set in the qualification.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of

all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: – assignments/projects/reports

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

Learning outcomes set out what a candidate is expected to know, understand or be able to

do.

Assessment criteria specify the standard a candidate must meet to show the learning

outcome has been achieved.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria for this qualification can be found from page 7

onwards.

Internal Quality Assurance

An internal quality assurance verifier confirms that assessment decisions made in centres

are made by competent and qualified assessors, that they are the result of sound and fair

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

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Adjustments to Assessment

Adjustments to standard assessment arrangements are made on the individual needs of

candidates. ProQual’s Reasonable Adjustments Policy and Special Consideration Policy sets

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

considerations and the service that ProQual provides for some of these arrangements.

Centres should contact ProQual for further information or queries about the contents of the

policy.

Results Enquiries and Appeals

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.

Certification

Candidates who demonstrate achievement of the qualification will be awarded a certificate

giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 1 Award in Basic Construction Skills – Groundworks

Claiming certificates

Centres may claim certificates for candidates who have been registered with ProQual and

who have successfully achieved the required number of credits for a qualification. All

certificates will be issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement

certificates.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit L/618/8289

Introduction to Construction

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know what a construction site is 1.1 Describe a construction site

2 Know different types of

construction

2.1 List construction types

3 Know about different types of

career opportunities available in

construction

3.1 Describe different types of career opportunities

in construction

4 Know about different types of

organisations offering career

opportunities in construction

4.1 Describe different types of organisations that

offer career opportunities in construction

5 Understand how career choices

can impact upon an individual’s

lifestyle

5.1 Describe how an individual’s lifestyle may be

influenced by the career choices they make

6 Understand how to progress in

their chosen career with the

construction industry

6.1 Describe how an individual can progress their

career within the construction industry

7 Be able to work responsibly with

others

7.1 Demonstrate good team working skills by

working responsibly and co-operatively

8 Be able to seek and respond to

guidance when working as part

of a team

8.1 Follow instructions when working with others

8.2 Communicate appropriately when working with

others

9 Know that an employer has

responsibility for the

occupational health of their

employees

9.1 Demonstrate their understanding of:

  1. a) occupational health
  2. b) mental health
  3. c) health and wellbeing
  4. Understand how technology has

an impact in a construction work

environment

10.1 Identify three examples of new or emerging

types of technology used in a construction

workplace

11 Be able to maintain a record of

their own training and

development

11.1 Maintain a personal development portfolio to

demonstrate their commitment to lifelong

learning, to include:

  1. a) identifying their knowledge, skills and

competence

  1. b) a record of their training and

development activities

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Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit F/618/8290

Site safety, roles and responsibilities

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the roles and

responsibilities for working in

the construction sector

1.1 Describe the importance of their own role as :

  1. a) a groundworker
  2. b) a plant operator

1.2 Describe how own role links to the wider

construction sector

1.3 Describe the main roles and responsibilities of

representative bodies that influence the

construction sector

1.4 State employee rights and responsibilities

under Employment Law

1.5 Describe how related legislation can support

employees in the workplace

1.6 Describe employer responsibilities in the

workplace

1.7 Identify sources and types of information and

advice on own employment rights and

responsibilities

2 Know the importance of health

and safety on construction sites

2.1 State the legislation that covers health and

safety on construction sites

2.2 Identify the health and safety responsibilities of

individuals on construction sites

3 Know potential risks and hazards

on construction sites

3.1 Identify potential risks and hazards on

construction sites, for:

  1. a) groundworking
  2. b) plant operation

3.2 Describe how potential risks and hazards can be

reduced on construction sites

3.3 Describe hazard warning signs and symbols

used on construction sites

4 Know the emergency and

accident procedures on

construction sites

4.1 Describe evacuation procedures for a

construction site

4.2 Describe procedures for reporting accidents

and incidents

4.3 State where to obtain assistance to deal with

injuries

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Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit J/618/8291

Introducing levelling in construction

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the resources required to

transfer levels

1.1 Identify the resources

2 Be able to check the accuracy of

levelling equipment

2.1 Check for accuracy of levelling:

  • spirit level
  • straight level

3 Be able to transfer levels 3.1 Transfer levels:

  • from a given datum point around a

room

  • across ranging pegs

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit L/618/9292

Operating a petrol driven cut off saw

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand how to operate a

petrol driven cut off saw safely

1.1 Describe how to prepare the petrol driven cut

off saw for work

1.2 Describe how to refuel the machine safely

1.3 Describe how to set up the petrol driven cut off

saw work area

1.4 Describe a hot works permit and its purpose

1.5 Describe how to set up the petrol driven cut off

saw for work

1.6 Describe how to undertake the specified work

tasks

1.7 Describe the specific personal protective

equipment (PPE) required

1.8 Describe how to shut down, secure and store

the machine safely

2 Be able to operate a petrol

driven cut off saw safely

2.1 Prepare the petrol driven cut off saw for work

2.2 Set up the work area

2.3 Refuel the machine safely

2.4 Set up the petrol driven cut off saw for work

2.5 Undertake the specified work task wearing

correct PPE

2.6 Shut down, secure and store the machine safely

2.7 Sign off the hot works permit

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit R/618/8293

Introducing concreting skills

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the resources required to

lay concrete

1.1 Identify concrete laying:

  • hand tools
  • resources
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)

and clothing

2 Be able to prepare ground to

level

2.1 Use safe working practices to:

  • select correct PPE and clothing
  • place stone
  • compact stone to level

3 Be able to mix and lay concrete 3.1 Use safe working practices to:

  • select formwork
  • set up formwork
  • lay dampproof membrane
  • soap oil formwork
  • mix concrete
  • pour concrete
  • tamp concrete
  • finish concrete
  • using steel float, wood float, tamp finish

and brush finish

4 Be able to clean up on

completion

4.1 Use safe working practices to clean:

  • tools
  • equipment
  • work area

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit Y/618/8294

Introducing drainage skills

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the resources required to

lay drainage

1.1 Identify drainage:

  • hand tools
  • resources
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)

and clothing

2 Be able to prepare excavation to

receive drainage

2.1 Use safe working practices:

  • select correct PPE and clothing
  • lay bed of 10mm gravel to line and level
  • select drainage
  • set up levelling equipment – laser,

plumb and string line

  • lay drainage as per drawing
  • air test drainage

3 Be able to clean up on

completion

3.1 Use safe working practices to clean:

  • tools
  • equipment
  • work area

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit D/618/8295

Introducing kerblaying skills

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the resources required to

lay kerbs

1.1 Identify different types of kerbing products:

  • hand tools
  • resources
  • lifting aid
  • personal protective equipment (PPE)

and clothing

2 Be able to prepare kerb races 2.1 Use safe working practices:

  • select PPE and clothing
  • set up line and level
  • prepare sand and cement bed
  • lay kerbs to line and level as per drawing
  • back up kerbs

3 Be able to lay kerbs 3.1 Lay kerbs to line and level as per drawing

3.2 Back up kerbs

4 Be able to clean up on

completion

4.1 Use safe working practices:

  • tools
  • equipment
  • work area

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit L/503/6423

Operating a ride on roller

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand how to operate a

ride on roller

1.1 Explain how to prepare the machine for work

1.2 Explain how to drive and manoeuvre the

machine

1.3 Explain how to set up the machine for work

1.4 Explain how to undertake the specified work

tasks

1.5 Explain how to shut down the machine

2 Be able to operate a ride on

roller

2.1 Prepare the machine for work

2.2 Drive and manoeuvre the machine

2.3 Set up the machine for work

2.4 Undertake the specified work tasks

1.5 Shut down the machine

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

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Unit M/503/6415

Operating a forward tipping dumper

Learning Outcome – The learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Understand how to operate a

forward tipping dumper

1.1 Explain how to prepare the machine for work

1.2 Explain how to drive and manoeuvre the

machine

1.3 Explain how to set up the machine for work

1.4 Explain how to undertake the specified work

tasks

1.5 Explain how to shut down the machine

2 Be able to operate a forward

tipping dumper

2.1 Prepare the machine for work

2.2 Drive and manoeuvre the machine

2.3 Set up the machine for work

2.4 Undertake the specified work tasks

1.5 Shut down the machine

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

Assessment

There must be valid, authentic and sufficient for all the assessment criteria. However, one

piece of evidence may be used to meet the requirements of more than one learning

outcome or assessment criterion.

 

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