ProQual Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

ProQual Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

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Introduction

The Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment qualification is

appropriate for individuals wishing to apply for the Construction Skills Certification Scheme

(CSCS) Green Card and to access construction sites in the UK as a non-skilled worker.

In July 2014 CSCS introduced a new requirement for applicants to achieve a formal

knowledge based qualification, the ‘Health and Safety in a Construction Environment’

Award. Achievement of this Award will demonstrate the applicant’s understanding of key

issues affecting safe working practices on UK construction sites.

The awarding organisation for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the

regulatory body is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The

specification for the qualification has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by

centres in Wales.

This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a

Construction Environment

Ofqual qualification number 603/2515/X

Level Level 1

Total qualification time 29 hours

Guided learning hours 21

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 1/12/17

Qualification end date

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.

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Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete the Mandatory unit.

Mandatory

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

R/616/6181 Health and Safety in a Construction Environment 1 21

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 verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific occupational area. Assessors

and internal verifiers for competence-based units or qualifications will normally need to

hold appropriate assessor or verifier qualifications, such as:

  • 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

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

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Assessment

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge described in the unit. Assessment is

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

set in the qualification.

Assessment guidance is included to assure consistency, specific assessment requirements

for this qualification are included on page 10.

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

– candidate test papers

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.

Important Note:

CSCS confirm that candidates assessed for this qualification using an online test as the only

method of assessment, without any assessor or IQA input, is NOT acceptable and a CSCS

card will NOT be supplied in this scenario.

This is a vocational qualification, assessment and IQA input evidence and the journey of the

candidate to achieve the qualification must be shown to EQAs during their visits.

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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.

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 achieve the requirements for qualifications will be awarded a certificate

listing the unit achieved, and a certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 1 Award in Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Claiming certificates

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

who have successfully achieved the requirements 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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Unit

Health and Safety in a Construction Environment

Title: Health and safety in a construction environment

Unit Number: R/616/6181

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Know the principles of risk

assessment for maintaining

and improving health and

safety at work.

1.1 State the purpose of risk assessments and method

statements.

1.2 State the legal requirements of risk assessments and

method statements.

1.3 State common causes of work-related:

– fatalities

– injuries.

1.4 State the implications of not preventing accidents and ill

health at work.

1.5 State the meaning of the following in relation to health

and safety at work:

– accident

– near miss

– hazard

– risk

– competence

1.6 List typical hazards and potential risks associated with

the following:

– resources

– equipment

– obstructions

– storage

– services

– wastes

– work activities.

1.7 State the importance of reporting accidents and near

misses.

1.8 State typical accident reporting procedures.

1.9 State who is responsible for making accident reports.

1.10 State the purpose of dynamic risk assessments

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

2 Know the importance of

safe manual handling in the

workplace.

2.1 State the reasons for ensuring safe manual handling in

the workplace.

2.2 State the potential injuries and ill health that may occur

from incorrect manual handling.

2.3 State the employee’s responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance for:

– moving and storing materials

– manual handling

– mechanical lifting

2.4 State the procedures for safe lifting in accordance with

official guidance.

2.5 State the importance of using site safety equipment

when handling materials and equipment.

2.6 List aids available to assist manual handling in the

workplace.

2.7 State how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures and report problems when carrying out safe

manual handling in the workplace.

3 Know the importance of

working safely at height in

the workplace.

3.1 Define the term ‘working at height’

3.2 State the employee’s responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working at

height.

3.3 List hazards and potential risks associated with the

following:

– dropping tools and debris

– stability of ladders

– overhead cables

– fragile roofs

– scaffolds

– internal voids

– equipment

– the working area

– other people

3.4 State how hazards and potential risks associated with

working at height can be controlled.

3.5 State the regulation that controls the use of suitable

equipment for working at height.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Know risks to health

within a construction

environment.

4.1 List the main groups of substances hazardous to health under

current regulations.

4.2 List common risks to health within a construction

environment.

4.3 State the types of hazards and potential risks that may occur

in the workplace linked with the use of drugs and alcohol.

4.4 State the importance of the correct storage of combustibles

and chemicals on site.

4.5 State the importance of personal hygiene within a

construction environment.

4.6 State the potential risks to the health of workers exposed to

asbestos.

4.7 State the types of asbestos waste.

4.8 State the types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that

may be used when dealing with hazardous materials.

5 Know the importance

of working around

plant and equipment

safely.

5.1 List ways in which moving plant, machinery or equipment can

cause injuries.

5.2 State the hazards/risks relating to the use of plant and

equipment.

5.3 State the importance of safeguards located near where plant,

machinery and equipment are being used.

5.4 State the importance of keeping a safe distance away from

plant, machinery or equipment until clear contact is made

with the operator.

5.5 Outline how method statements can assist in ensuring the

safety of workers where moving plant, machinery or

equipment is in use.

5.6 State the ways to eliminate or control risks relating to

working around plant, machinery or equipment.

5.7 Identify hazard warning signs and symbols used when

operating, working with, around or in close proximity to

plant, machinery or equipment.

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Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance Assessment requirements:

Assessment criteria 1.6:

One hazard and potential risk must be listed for each of the following:

– resources

– equipment

– obstructions

– storage

– services

– wastes

– work activities

Assessment criteria 2.6:

Four aids must be listed

Assessment criteria 3.3:

One hazard and potential risk must be listed for each of the following:

– dropping tools and debris

– stability of ladders

– the working area

– overhead cables

– fragile roofs

– scaffolds

– internal voids

– equipment

– other people

Assessment criteria 4.1

List Five substance groups

Assessment criteria 4.2:

Five risks to health must be listed

Assessment criteria 4.7:

Two types of asbestos waste must be stated

Assessment criteria 4.8:

Three types of personal protective equipment (PPE) must me stated

Assessment Criteria 5.2:

Five hazards and Five potential risks must be stated

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

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Assessment Requirements

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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