ProQual Level 2 Certificate in Highways Maintenance – Excavation and Reinstatement Operations (Construction) Course in Pakistan || Registration Open

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Introduction

The aim of this qualification is to equip learners with the knowledge and understanding

associated with the job role of highways maintenance operative. The qualification is

appropriate for apprentices on the Construction Civil Engineering (Highways Maintenance)

Apprenticeship Framework.

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 these qualifications has been approved by the Welsh Government for use

by centres in Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment

(CCEA) for use by centres in Northern Ireland.

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

Qualification Profile

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 Certificate in Highways Maintenance –

Excavation and Reinstatement Operations (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 601/7110/8

Level Level 2

Total qualification time 280

Guided learning hours 237

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 1/9/15

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 all of the Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Unit

Reference

Number

Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

D/503/4269 Excavate holes and trenches 2 40

F/503/4281 Install street ironwork 2 40

H/503/4323 Search for underground services 2 20

L/503/4252 Workplace health, safety and welfare 2 40

M/503/4311 Operate a powered tool and equipment 2 20

M/503/4325 Sign, light and guard the work area 2 40

R/503/4253 Conform to productive working practices 2 40

T/503/4326 Reinstate excavation and highways surfaces 2 40

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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 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.

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 8.

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.

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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 2 Certificate in Highways Maintenance – Excavation and

Reinstatement Operations (Construction)

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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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit D/503/4269

Excavate holes and trenches

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the requirements for

excavation work

1.1 Interpret drawings and specifications for the work

1.2 Confirm the composition of the ground to be

excavated

1.3 Identify the materials and resources required

including timber, trench sheeting and mechanical

support mechanisms

1.4 Identify the hand and/or powered tools and

equipment required

1.5 Identify the personal, protective equipment (PPE)

for the task, in accordance with the specification

1.6 State procedures for workplace safety and dealing

with problems, accidents and emergencies

2 Know how to prepare the

work area for excavation

work

2.1 Identify hazards, underground and overhead

utilities apparatus to avoid during the task

2.2 Identify the type of surface and sub-surface

composition

2.3 State how to remove any street ironworks and

obstructions from the work area

2.4 State how to measure the area to be excavated

2.5 State how to mark out the area to be excavated in

accordance with the specification

3 Manually excavate holes and

trenches

3.1 Operate hand and/or powered tools and

equipment

3.2 Excavate holes and trenches according to

specification

3.3 Avoid damage to service apparatus and substructures

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.4 Position and secure excavation supports

3.5 Store re-usable extracted materials

3.6 Assist with providing access and egress

arrangements

3.7 Comply with workplace safety requirements

3.8 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislative

requirements

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Unit F/503/4281

Install street ironwork

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know how to prepare for the

installation of ironworks

fixtures in the road

1.1 Interpret given information to identify the work

area

1.2 Identify ironwork installation requirements from

the given instructions

1.3 Identify the ironwork fixtures required for the work

1.4 Identify the materials and resources required

including sand, cement, mortar, resin based

materials, access covers, gully grates and frames

1.5 Identify the hand and/or powered tools and

equipment required

1.6 State procedures for workplace safety and dealing

with problems, accidents and emergencies

2 Know how to excavate for

installation of ironwork

fixtures in the road

2.1 Identify personal, protective equipment (PPE) for

the task in accordance with the specification

2.2 Identify the types of hazards to be aware of during

the task

2.3 Identify the area where the street ironwork is to be

installed

2.4 State how to secure the site for work to be carried

out

2.5 State legislative requirements for disposing of

waste

3 Excavate and install ironwork

fixtures in the road

3.1 Mark out the area to be excavated according to the

specification

3.2 Excavate for fitting ironworks according to the

specification

3.3 Install the selected ironwork fixtures

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.4 Protect ironwork during curing

3.5 Operate hand and/or powered tools and

equipment

3.6 Reinstate the surrounding excavation to

specification

3.7 Adhere to statutory requirements, safety notices

and warning signs

3.8 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislative

requirements

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Unit H/503/4323

Search for underground services

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

1 Know how to interpret information

from public utilities plans and

drawings

1.1 State procedures for obtaining services

drawings for the work area from public

service providers

1.2 Identify the work area from the plans and

drawings obtained

1.3 Give examples of different public utility

services from the plans and drawings

obtained

1.4 Identify colour coded drawing standards

used by the highways industry and public

utilities

1.5 Give examples of underground service

apparatus from the plans and drawings

obtained

2 Know how to prepare, set up and

restore the site

2.1 State how to select and test locating

equipment including electronic instruments

2.2 Identify personal protective equipment

(PPE) for the task in accordance with the

specification

2.3 Give examples of statutory requirements

and/or safety notices and warning signs

2.4 State how to mark off the works area to be

tested and proved

2.5 State legislative requirements for disposing

of waste

3 Search for, locate and avoid

underground service apparatus

3.1 Use pipe and cable locating equipment to

search the appointed location

3.2 Identify underground service apparatus

visually, by electronic location and trial holes

3.3 Confirm the type of service and structures

located

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

3.4 Confirm any natural environment

encountered

3.5 Record and inform the relevant person/s of

the service locations identified

3.6 Mark the area searched and the location of

services identified before excavation

proceeds

3.7 Operate hand and power tools and

equipment as required

3.8 Comply with current workplace safety and

legislative requirements

3.9 Dispose of waste in accordance with

legislative requirements

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Unit L/503/4252

Workplace health, safety and welfare

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

1 Understand health, safety and

welfare requirements

1.1 State the role of the Health and Safety

Executive

1.2 Give examples of how induction, briefings and

application of prior training can avoid risks in

the workplace

1.3 Explain why it is important to take individual

responsibility for health, safety and welfare

1.4 Explain the impact that behaviour can have on

own and others’ health and safety

1.5 State the importance of health, safety and

control equipment

1.6 Explain why changing circumstances can create

hazards

2 Understand the organisation’s

approach to health, safety and

welfare

2.1 Outline the health, safety and welfare

legislation that applies to the work area

2.2 Outline the organisational policies and

procedures for health, safety and welfare

2.3 List the hazards associated with the work area

2.4 Outline the organisation’s requirements for

dealing with accidents and emergencies in the

work environment

2.5 State procedures for evacuation, including safe

exit procedures

2.6 State methods of reporting hazards in the work

area

2.7 State procedures for complying with control

measures identified by risk assessments

2.8 Outline the security arrangements in the work

area

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

3 Understand risk control in the

workplace

3.1 List the notices and warning signs associated

with the work environment

3.2 List the health and safety control equipment in

the work area

3.3 State when control equipment should be used

3.4 State the purpose of Personal Protective

Equipment (PPE)

3.5 State work situations where Respiratory

Protective Equipment (RPE) is used

3.6 State work situations where Local Exhaust

Ventilation (LEV) is used

3.7 List the different types of fire extinguisher in

the workplace

3.8 Give examples of situations when different

types of fire extinguisher should be used

4 Confirm health and safety

requirements in the workplace

4.1 Interpret work instructions to maintain safe

systems of work

4.2 Take part in discussions with others to identify

safe systems of work

4.3 Provide feedback on health, safety and welfare

policies

4.4 Report hazards as they are identified

5 Work in accordance with health

and safety requirements

5.1 Store equipment in designated areas

5.2 Ensure equipment is secured appropriately

when stored

5.3 Dispose of waste in required receptacles,

including those for reuse or recycling

5.4 Use safety control equipment according to

instructions, induction and prior training

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

5.5 Follow the requirements of safety notices and

warning signs, as directed

5.6 Comply with control measures as identified by

risk assessments and safe symbols of work

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Unit M/503/4311

Operate a powered tool and equipment

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

1 Know how to conduct pre and postoperational checks of powered tool,

equipment and the work area

1.1 Interpret drawings and work specifications

for the task

1.2 Identify the powered tool and equipment

for the task

1.3 Identify components and controls of tool

and equipment

1.4 State how to check tool and equipment

are safe for operational use

1.5 Give examples of power sources that

safely sustain the tool and equipment

1.6 Identify potential hazards, including

underground and overhead utilities

apparatus, to avoid during the task

1.7 State legislative requirements for

disposing of waste

2 Know the safety requirements for

operating powered tool and

equipment

2.1 Identify personal protective equipment

(PPE) for the task in accordance with the

specification

2.2 State procedures for workplace safety and

dealing with problems, accidents and

emergencies

2.3 State workplace safety and legislative

requirements for operating powered tool

and equipment

3 Operate and monitor powered tool

and equipment

3.1 Inspect and confirm tool and equipment

are safe for operational use

3.2 Secure accessories and tool attachments

3.3 Operate powered tool and equipment in

accordance with manufacturer’s guidelines

and the operator’s handbook

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

3.4 Monitor the power unit during the

specified task

3.5 Stop, dismantle and secure all tools and

equipment

3.6 Transport and/or store tools and

equipment in line with the specification

3.7 Comply with workplace safety and

legislative requirements

3.8 Dispose of waste in accordance with

legislative requirements

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Unit M/503/4325

Sign, light and guard the work area

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

1 Know how to prepare and select

equipment for signing, lighting and

guarding the work area

1.1 Identify signing, lighting and guarding

equipment to suit site requirements

1.2 Identify any defects on the signing, lighting

and guarding equipment

1.3 State procedures for recording and reporting

defects on equipment

1.4 Identify personal protective equipment (PPE)

equipment for the task in accordance with

the specification

1.5 State methods for loading and securing the

equipment for transport to the work area

2 Know how to prepare, set up and

restore the site

2.1 Identify the materials and resources required

including signs, lights, guards, traffic lights

and control systems

2.2 Identify the hand and/or powered tools and

equipment required

2.3 State procedures for planning site safety,

storage of materials and traffic control

2.4 State how to set out the basic site layout

2.5 State codes of practice for removing signs

from the work area

3 Prepare for the provision, use and

removal of traffic control systems

3.1 Set out stop/go boards, priority signs, stop

works signs and temporary portable traffic

signals

3.2 Operate stop/go boards, priority signs, stop

works signs and temporary portable traffic

signals to control traffic

3.3 Dismantle and remove all signs and

equipment relating to temporary traffic

control

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

3.4 Operate hand and/or powered tools and

equipment as required

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Unit R/503/4253

Conform to productive work practices

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know how to work

productively in the

workplace

1.1 Explain why it is important to be productive in the

workplace

1.2 State the procedures that must be followed in the

workplace

1.3 List the documentation that must be maintained by the

organisation including job cards, worksheets,

material/resources lists and timesheets

1.4 State the importance of maintaining accurate, up to

date records

2 Understand low/zero

carbon outcomes

2.1 Explain why zero/low carbon production is desirable

2.2 Describe the contribution that the built environment

makes to carbon production

2.3 Explain how zero/low carbon production can be

achieved in the built environment

3 Understand equality and

diversity in the

workplace

3.1 State the legislation that protects equality and diversity

in the workplace

3.2 Explain why equality and diversity in the workplace is

important

4 Know how to

communicate with

others

4.1 Describe ways of communicating with others that

encourages cooperation

4.2 Outline the methods of communication used in the

workplace

4.3 State the information needs of the customer, line

manager, own occupation and allied trades

5 Work productively in the

workplace

5.1 Interpret procedures to plan a productive sequence of

work

5.2 Plan a sequence of work which is productive and sets

out the use of time and resources

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.3 Communicate with others in the work environment to

ensure that work is carried out productively

5.4 Maintain records as required in the workplace and by

the organisation

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Unit T/503/4326

Reinstate excavation and highways surfaces

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Know the requirements for

excavating pavement

layers and surfaces within

the road

1.1 Interpret given information to identify the area to be

excavated

1.2 Identify the materials and resources required

including backfill, sub-base, base and surface,

pavement, cold and hot-lay bituminous materials,

asphalt, sands, jointing, concrete, blocks, flags and

natural soil based materials

1.3 Identify the hand and/or powered tools and

equipment required

1.4 State how to store excavated materials for re-use

1.5 Identify personal protective equipment (PPE)

equipment for the task, in accordance with the

specification

1.6 State legislative requirements for disposing of waste

2 Know how to prepare for

excavating pavement

layers and surfaces within

the road

2.1 Identify the types of hazards to be aware of during

the task

2.2 State how to mark off the area for excavation to

receive backfill and sub-base layers

2.3 State how to excavate an area of specific depth to

receive backfill layers and sub-base layers

2.4 Identify the type of ground structure for

reinstatement

2.5 State how to protect the work from damage during

the task

2.6 Identify compaction equipment for the task

3 3.1 Lay backfill and sub-base layers to specified depths, to

optimum compaction

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

Reinstate the excavation

and pavement structure to

specification

3.2 Lay and compact bituminous materials to specified

depths for the material type used

3.3 Protect services apparatus and sub-structures during

reinstatement

3.4 Operate hand and/or powered tools and equipment

as required

3.5 Adhere to statutory requirements and safety notices

and warning signs

3.6 Dispose of surplus materials and waste in accordance

with legislative requirements

 

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