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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering Services

– Highways Maintenance (Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised

qualification for individuals working in this sector. There are 8 pathways available:

Pathway 1: Modular Pavement Construction

Pathway 2: Drainage Construction

Pathway 3: Excavation and Reinstatement

Pathway 4: Flexible Pavement Construction

Pathway 5: Highways Maintenance – Structural Concreting

Pathway 6: Highways Maintenance – Non-Structural Concreting

Pathway 7: Highways Maintenance – Laying Kerbs and Channels

Pathway 8: Highways Maintenance – General Building Operations

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body and the regulatory body

is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). The specification for

the 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) and it provides a progression route to discipline related

qualifications.

Qualification Profile

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil

Engineering Services –

Highways Maintenance (Construction)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations

and Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance

(Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 601/0963/4

Level 3

Total qualification time 410 hours

Guided learning hours 137

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 1/9/13

Qualification end date

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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 Structure

Candidates must achieve 41 credits:

  • 5 credits from the Mandatory units
  • a minimum of 10 credits from the Optional units, plus
  • a minimum of 26 credits from one pathway

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

A/503/1170 Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the

Workplace 1 2

J/503/1169 Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the

Workplace 2 3

Optional Units – candidates must achieve a minimum of 10 credits from this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

T/503/9560 Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the

Workplace 2 10

K/503/9622 Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace 2 12

Pathways – Candidates must complete one pathway

Pathway 1: Modular Pavement Construction

Pathway 2: Drainage Construction

Pathway 3: Excavation and Reinstatement

Pathway 4: Flexible Pavement Construction

Pathway 5: Highways Maintenance – Structural Concreting

Pathway 6: Highways Maintenance – Non-Structural Concreting

Pathway 7: Highways Maintenance – Laying Kerbs and Channels

Pathway 8: Highways Maintenance – General Building Operations

Additional Units – Candidates may complete any of the Additional Units but they will not count

towards the qualification

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Pathway 1: Module Pavement Construction

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

L/600/8101 Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the

Workplace 2 8

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

J/503/9627 Laying Module Pavement in the Workplace 2 14

Pathway 2: Drainage Construction

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

L/600/8101 Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the

Workplace 2 8

A/503/9544 Installing Drainage in the Workplace 2 19

Pathway 3: Excavation and Reinstatement

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

A/503/9639 Locating and Protecting Utilities Apparatus and Substructures in the Workplace 2 12

Y/503/9650 Excavating Holes and Trenches – Manual Digging in the

Workplace 2 10

H/503/9442 Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the

Workplace 2 12

Pathway 4: Flexible Pavement Construction

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

L/600/8101 Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the

Workplace 2 8

Y/503/9440 Laying Flexible Pavements in the Workplace 2 14

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

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Pathway 5: Highways Maintenance – Structural Concreting

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

M/503/9637 Pouring Concrete to Form Structures in the Workplace 2 18

R/503/9663 Erecting and Striking Proprietary Formwork in the Workplace 2 17

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

Pathway 6: Highway Maintenance – Non-Structural Concreting

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

H/503/9506 Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the

Workplace 2 21

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

Pathway 7: Highways Maintenance – Laying Kerbs and Channels

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

D/503/9634 Laying Kerbs and Channels in the Workplace 2 14

L/600/8101 Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the

Workplace 2 8

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

Pathway 8: Highways Maintenance – General Building Operations

Mandatory Units – candidates must complete all units in this group

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

J/503/9627 Laying Modular Pavement in the Workplace 2 14

D/503/9634 Laying Kerbs and Channels in the Workplace 2 14

L/600/8101 Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the

Workplace 2 8

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Additional Units

Additional Units – candidates may complete any of the Additional Unit but they will not count

towards the qualification

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level

Credit

Value

K/600/8087 Preparing to and Directing and Guiding Plant and Plant

Operations in the Workplace 2 7

M/600/8091 Preparing for, and Arranging and Securing Plant for Haulage

in the Workplace 2 16

D/600/8099 Preparing and Operating Specialist Powered Tools and

Equipment in the Workplace 2 4

R/600/8102 Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads (Secondary

Role) in the Workplace 2 8

A/600/8157 Reinstating Ground Condition in the Workplace 2 12

D/600/8281 Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the

Workplace 2 8

M/503/9623 Installing Street Ironwork in the Workplace 2 9

K/503/9636 Providing Temporary Excavation Support in the Workplace 2 15

H/503/9442 Reinstating Excavation and Highways Surfaces in the

Workplace 2 12

A/600/7977

Preparing and Operating Forward Tipping Dumpers to

Receive, Transport and Discharge Materials in the

Workplace

2 16

K/600/8073 Preparing and Operating Ride-on Rollers to Compact

Materials in the Workplace 2 16

F/503/1171 Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace 2 5

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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/or 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

Links to National Standards / NOS mapping

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are owned by a Sector Skills Council or Standard

Setting Body and they describe the skills, knowledge and understanding needed to

undertake a particular task or job at different levels of competence.

The structure and units of this qualification are based on NOS for the construction sector.

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Assessment

This suite of qualifications are competence-based, candidates must demonstrate the level of

competence described in the units. Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s

skill, knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification.

The qualifications must be assessed by an appropriately experienced and qualified assessor.

Each candidate is required to produce a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates their

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

Evidence can include: – observation report by assessor

– assignments/projects/reports

– professional discussion

– witness testimony

– candidate product

– worksheets

– record of oral and written questioning

– Recognition of Prior Learning

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 can be found from page 11.

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 required credits for qualifications will be awarded:

  • A certificate listing all units achieved with their related credit value, and
  • A certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and Civil Engineering

Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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.

Unit certificates

If a candidate does not achieve all of the units/credits required for a qualification, the centre

may claim a unit certificate for the candidate which will list all of the units/credits achieved.

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 A/503/1170

Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the

Workplace.

Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Comply with all workplace

health, safety and welfare

legislation requirements.

1.1 Comply with information from workplace

inductions and any health, safety and welfare

briefings attended relevant to the occupational

area.

1.2 Use health and safety control equipment

safely to carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements.

1.3 Comply with statutory requirements, safety

notices and warning notices displayed within the

workplace and/or on equipment.

1.4 State why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of

protection, should be used relating to types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

1.5 State how the health and safety control

equipment relevant to the work should be used

in accordance with the given instructions.

1.6 State which types of health, safety and welfare

legislation, notices and warning signs are

relevant to the occupational area and associated

equipment.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1.7 State why health, safety and welfare legislation,

notices and warning signs are relevant to the

occupational area.

1.8 State how to comply with control measures that

have been identified by risk assessments and

safe systems of work.

2 Recognise hazards associated

with the workplace that have

not been previously controlled

and report them in accordance

with organisational procedures.

2.1 Report any hazards created by changing

circumstances within the workplace in

accordance with organisational procedures.

2.2 List typical hazards associated with the work

environment and occupational area in relation to

resources, substances, asbestos, equipment,

obstructions, storage, services and work

activities.

2.3 List the current Health and Safety Executive top

ten safety risks.

2.4 List the current Health and Safety Executive top

five health risks.

2.5 State how changing circumstances within the

workplace could cause hazards.

2.6 State the methods used for reporting changed

circumstances, hazards and incidents in the

workplace.

3 Comply with organisational

policies and procedures to

contribute to health, safety and

welfare.

3.1 Interpret and comply with given instructions to

maintain safe systems of work and quality

working practices.

3.2 Contribute to discussions by offering/providing

feedback relating to health, safety and welfare.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Contribute to the maintenance of workplace

welfare facilities in accordance with workplace

welfare procedures.

3.4 Safely store health and safety control equipment

in accordance with given instructions.

3.5 Dispose of waste and/or consumable items in

accordance with legislation.

3.6 State the organisational policies and procedures

for health, safety and welfare, in relation to:

– dealing with accidents and emergencies

associated with the work and environment

– methods of receiving or sourcing information

– reporting

– stopping work

– evacuation

– fire risks and safe exit procedures

– consultation and feedback.

3.7 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers

relevant to the work.

3.8 State how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers are used in accordance with

legislation and official guidance.

4 Work responsibly to contribute

to workplace health, safety and

welfare whilst carrying out work

in the relevant occupational

area.

4.1 Demonstrate behaviour which shows personal

responsibility for general workplace health,

safety and welfare.

4.2 State how personal behaviour demonstrates

responsibility for general workplace health,

safety and welfare, in relation to:

– recognising when to stop work in the face of

serious and imminent danger to self and/or

others

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– contributing to discussions and providing

feedback

– reporting changed circumstances and

incidents in the workplace

– complying with the environmental

requirements of the workplace.

4.3 Give examples of how the behaviour and actions

of individuals could affect others within the

workplace.

5 Comply with and support all

organisational security

arrangements and approved

procedures.

5.1 Provide appropriate support for security

arrangements in accordance with approved

procedures:

– during the working day

– on completion of the day’s work

– for unauthorised personnel (other operatives

and the general public)

– for theft.

5.2 State how security arrangements are

implemented in relation to the workplace, the

general public, site personnel and resources.

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Unit J/503/1169

Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Communicate with others

to establish productive

work practices.

1.1 Communicate in an appropriate manner with line

management, colleagues and/or customers to ensure

that work is carried out productively.

1.2 Describe the different methods of communicating

with line management, colleagues and customers.

1.3 Describe how to use different methods of

communication to ensure that the work carried out is

productive.

2 Follow organisational

procedures to plan the

sequence of work.

2.1 Interpret relevant information from organisational

procedures in order to plan the sequence of work.

2.2 Plan the sequence of work, using appropriate

resources, in accordance with organisational

procedures to ensure work is completed productively.

2.3 Describe how organisational procedures are applied

to ensure work is planned and carried out

productively, in relation to:

– using resources for own and other’s work

requirements

– allocating appropriate work to employees

– organising the work sequence

– reducing carbon emissions.

2.4 Describe how to contribute to zero/low carbon work

outcomes within the built environment.

3 Maintain relevant records

in accordance with the

organisational procedures.

3.1 Complete relevant documentation according to the

occupation as required by the organisation.

3.2 Describe how to complete and maintain

documentation in accordance with organisational

procedures, in relation to:

– job cards

– worksheets

– material/resource lists

– time sheets.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain the reasons for ensuring documentation is

completed clearly and within given timescales.

4 Maintain good working

relationships when

conforming to productive

working practices.

4.1 Carry out work productively, to the agreed

specification, in conjunction with line management,

colleagues, customers and/or other relevant people

involved in the work to maintain good working

relationships.

4.2 Apply the principles of equality and diversity and

respect the needs of individuals when communicating

and working with others.

4.3 Describe how to maintain good working relationships,

in relation to:

– individuals

– customer and operative

– operative and line management

– own and other occupations.

4.4 Describe why it is important to work effectively with

line management, colleagues and customers.

4.5 Describe how working relationships could have an

effect on productive working.

4.6 Describe how to apply principles of equality and

diversity when communicating and working with

others.

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Unit T/503/9560

Establishing Work Area Protection and Safety in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

establishing work area

protection and safety.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, plans, risk assessments, method

statements, specifications, schedules, site

inspections and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed

to report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, plans, risk assessments, method

statements, specifications, schedules, site inspection

reports, manufacturers’ information, regulations and

official guidance associated with protecting work

areas.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

establishing work area

protection and safety.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage

of materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

establishing work area

protection and safety.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment safely to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when establishing work

area protection and safety.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when establishing work area protection and

safety.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of

protection, should be used, relating to establishing

work area protection and safety, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general

work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

establish work area

protection and safety.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in

relation to materials, components and fixings, and

tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated

with the resources in relation to:

– safety and security barriers

– protection and safety notices

– temporary structures

– signs and lighting

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have

been developed and how they are used for the

selection of required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length and area

associated with the method/procedure to establish

work area protection and safety.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

establishing work area

protection and safety.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices

and organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

establishing work area

protection and safety.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

establishing work area protection and safety:

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

establish work area

protection and safety to the

required specification.

– measuring, setting out, positioning, assembling,

constructing, securing and dismantling.

7.2 Install, maintain and remove temporary protection

and safety arrangements for the work area, to given

working instructions, relating to barriers/temporary

structures and one of the following:

– protection and safety notices

– safety lighting.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power

tools and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when establishing work area protection and safety.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– plan for the protection and the safety of the work

and surrounding environment

– install, check and maintain the protection and

safety equipment

– dismantle and remove protection and safety

equipment

– install safety notices

– install lighting systems

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

establishing work area protection and safety.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when establishing work area protection and

safety.

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Unit K/503/9622

Segregating the Area for Highways Works in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

segregating the area for

highways works.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules, site inspections and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, risk assessments, method

statements, schedules, manufacturers’ information,

statutory regulations, current legislation, official

guidance and Codes of Practice governing traffic

management relating to the highways works.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

segregating the area for

highways works.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials and

by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

segregating the area for

highways works.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

segregating the area for highways works.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when segregating the area for highways works.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to segregating the area for

highways works, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries, traffic incidents and other task-related

hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to segregate the

area for highways works.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– signs, lights, guards and portable traffic lights

– pedestrian and vehicular traffic control systems

– tools and ancillary equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

segregate the area for highways works.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

segregating the area for

highways works.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices

and organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

segregating the area for

highways works.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

segregating the area for

highways works to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

segregating the area for highways works:

– measuring, locating, setting out, positioning,

assembling and removing.

7.2 Segregate the area for live highways works in

compliance with recognised current legislation and

official guidance and given working instructions,

relating to the following:

– access and egress to site

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– work activity and storage of resources

– signs, lighting and guarding, portable traffic signals

for traffic management control.

7.3 Remove signs, lighting and guarding, portable traffic

signals in compliance with recognised current

legislation and official guidance.

7.4 Safely use materials, tools and ancillary equipment.

7.5 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when segregating the area for highways works.

7.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– plan for site safety, storage of materials and traffic

management control around the highways works

– set out signs, traffic lights, guarding for traffic

management control

– check and maintain operation of traffic control

equipment

– dismantle and remove signs, traffic lights,

guarding

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

segregating the area for highways works.

7.8 Describe how to maintain the hand tools and/or

portable power tools, ancillary equipment and traffic

control equipment used when segregating the area

for highways works.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit L/600/8101

Setting Out Secondary Dimensional Work Control in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to setting

out dimensional control of

the work.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

method statements, specifications, schedules

manufacturers’ information and reference point.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, manufacturers’ information, reference

points and regulations governing buildings and

construction work.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance to set out

dimensional control of the

work.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials

and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when setting out

dimensional control of the

work.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely

carry out the activity in accordance with legislation

and organisational requirements during setting out

dimensional control of the work.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

setting out dimensional control of the work, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources to set

out dimensional control of

the work.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used correctly,

relating to:

– measuring tools and equipment

– marking equipment

– level and alignment tools.

4.2 Select resources associated with the work in

relation to measuring tools and instruments,

marking materials/components and tools and

equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used correctly,

how problems associated with the resources are

reported and how the organisational procedures

are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

4.5 Describe how to calculate quantity of resources

associated with the work methods.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when setting out

dimensional control of the

work.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in relation to the work.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when setting

out dimensional control of

the work.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in relation

to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the lifting

operation.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to set

out dimensional control of

the work to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

setting out dimensional control of the work:

– transferring, transposing, levelling, measuring,

marking, positioning, fixing and securing.

7.2 Setting out dimensional control for the work to

contractor’s working instructions for any three of

the following:

– line

– level

– depth

– area

– height

– angle.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish

authority needed to rectify, to:

– measure and set out secondary dimensional

control for the work

– measure, align and level to dimensional control

requirements

– transfer and set out line, angles and levels to

dimensional control requirements

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– use hand tools and measuring and marking

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.4 Describe how to calculate height, depth, angle,

length and area associated with the

method/procedures to set out dimensional control

of the work.

7.5 Safely use and store hand tools and ancillary

equipment.

7.6 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when setting out

dimensional control of the work.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used to set out dimensional control of the work.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit F/503/1171

Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Comply with given

information when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

1.1 Interpret the given information relating to moving,

handling and/or storing resources, relevant to the

given occupation.

1.2 Interpret the given information relating to the use

and storage of lifting aids and equipment.

1.3 Describe the different types of technical, product and

regulatory information, their source and how they are

interpreted.

1.4 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.5 Describe how to obtain information relating to using

and storing lifting aids and equipment.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, in confined spaces, below ground

level, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making the reports.

2.4 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers

relevant to the work.

2.5 Describe how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers, relevant to the given occupation, are

used in accordance with legislation and official

guidance.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3 Maintain safe working

practices when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with legislation

and organisational requirements when moving,

handling and/or storing resources.

3.2 Use lifting aids safely as appropriate to the work.

3.3 Protect the environment in accordance with safe

working practices as appropriate to the work.

3.4 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to moving, handling and/or

storing resources, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation,

occupational use and the general work environment,

in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.5 Describe how the health and safety control

equipment relevant to the work should be used in

accordance with the given instructions.

3.6 State how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to move, handle

and/or store occupational

resources.

4.1 Select the relevant resources to be moved, handled

and/or stored, associated with own work.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the occupational resources in relation to:

– lifting and handling aids

– container(s)

– fixing, holding and securing systems.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.3 Describe how the resources should be handled and

how any problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

5 Prevent the risk of damage

to occupational resources

and surrounding

environment when

moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

5.1 Protect occupational resources and their surrounding

area from damage in accordance with safe working

practices and organisational procedures.

5.2 Dispose of waste and packaging in accordance with

legislation.

5.3 Maintain a clean work space when moving, handling

or storing resources.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

moving, handling and/or

storing resources.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

occupational resource

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when moving,

handling and/or storing occupational resources:

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

information to move,

handle and/or store

resources to the required

guidance.

– moving, positioning, storing, securing and/or using

lifting aids and kinetic lifting techniques.

7.2 Move, handle and/or store occupational resources to

meet product information and organisational

requirements relating to three of the following:

– sheet material

– loose material

– bagged or wrapped material

– ragile material

– tools and equipment

– components

– liquids.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them when moving,

handling and/or storing occupational resources.

7.4 Describe the needs of other occupations when

moving, handling and/or storing resources.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit J/503/9627

Laying Modular Pavement in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when laying modular

pavement.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing the laying of

modular pavement.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

laying modular

pavement.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

laying modular

pavement.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

laying modular pavement.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when laying modular pavement.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to laying modular pavement,

and the types, purpose and limitations of each type,

the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to lay

modular pavement.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials and components, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– sand, graded granular material, lean mix concrete

– blocks, stone setts, bricks, flags, natural stone

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to lay

modular pavement.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

laying modular

pavement.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

laying modular

pavement.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

lay modular pavement to

the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when laying

modular pavement:

– measuring, marking out, cutting, laying, levelling,

aligning, compacting and finishing.

7.2 Lay modular pavement manually and/or by machine to

given working instructions, for one of the following:

– block paving

– brick paving

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– Stone/concrete setts

– natural stone rough cut (riven/cropped)

– natural stone uniformly cut (sawn in dimension)

– flags.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when laying modular pavement.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– confirm the type of block, brick, sett, flag and natural

stone modular pavement

– set out the area and prepare ground and foundation

for modular pavement construction

– confirm substrate matches given specification

– mark and cut modular paving

– lay modular block, brick, sett, flag and natural stone

pavements manually and/or by machine

– lay modular block, brick, sett, flag and natural stone

pavement, domestic and/or commercial to the

required design/pattern, levels and stability.

7.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– monitor work against specification(s)

– identify the differences between rigid (bound) and

flexible (unbound) paving

– install kerbs, channels, edgings and drainage

– lift modular paving for removal maintenance and

repair

– maintain and repair modular paving to match

existing design functions

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when laying

modular pavement.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when laying modular pavement.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit A/503/9544

Installing Drainage in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when installing drainage.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules, manufacturers’ information

and regulations governing the installation and

construction of drainage systems.

2 Know how to comply

with relevant legislation

and official guidance

when installing drainage.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and

healthy working

practices when installing

drainage.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment safely to carry out the activity in accordance

with current legislation and organisational

requirements when installing drainage.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when installing drainage.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to installing drainage, and the

types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to

install drainage.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– pipes, fittings and ancillary components

– pre-cast (metal, concrete, clay or plastic)

components

– bricks, blocks and sandbags

– granular materials, aggregates, cement, concrete,

mortars and sand

– sealant materials (adhesives, compounds, solvents)

hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

install drainage.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

installing drainage.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work

within the allocated time

when installing drainage.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install drainage to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

drainage:

– measuring, marking out, laying, positioning, fitting,

levelling, plumbing, aligning, securing and testing.

7.2 Install and test new and/or replacement, foul and/or

surface water drainage for two of the following to given

working instructions:

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– pipework (e.g. clay, concrete, metal, or plastic)

– inspection chambers (e.g. brick, concrete, metal or

plastic)

– surface water systems (e.g. cells, culverts, high

capacity, linear, balancing ponds, interceptors, recycling

equipment, soak-a-ways, sustainable urban drainage

systems)

foul water systems (e.g. cess pools, septic tanks, reed

beds, treatment plants).

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when installing drainage.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– excavate trenches and provide trench support

– confirm ground conditions, site and excavations are

suitable for the drainage installation work

– prepare bedding for pipework

– determine levels and gradients

– identify the differences between surface and foul

water drainage

– lay, position, level, plumb, align, fit, fix and secure

new and replacement drainage systems

– construct structures of a drainage system (storm

alleviation, culverts, inspection chambers, lateral

drains, overflows, sumps, filter drains, sustainable

urban drainage systems)

7.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– assemble pre-cast components (metal, concrete,

clay and plastic) of a drainage system structure

(inspection chambers, street iron work)

– connect and seal new systems to existing systems

– conduct smoke, water, ball and close circuit

television tests on drainage systems

– work with plant and machinery

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height and below ground level

use access equipment.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when installing

drainage.

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when installing drainage.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit A/503/9639

Locating and Protecting Utilities Apparatus and Sub-structures in

the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when locating and

protecting utilities

apparatus and substructures.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method

statements, specifications, schedules, survey

information and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, organisational and

manufacturers’ information and regulations governing

utilities.

2 Know how to comply

with relevant legislation

and official guidance

when locating and

protecting utilities

apparatus and substructures.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials and

by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

2.4 Describe the types of fire extinguishers available when

locating and protecting utilities apparatus and substructures and describe how and when they are used.

3 Maintain safe and

healthy working practices

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry

out the activity in accordance with current legislation

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

when locating and

protecting utilities

apparatus and substructures.

and organisational requirements when locating and

protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when locating and protecting utilities apparatus

and sub-structures.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to locating and protecting

utilities apparatus and sub-structures, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries, damage to utilities apparatus and substructures and other task-related hazards.

3.6 Demonstrate the safe use of a fire extinguisher

relevant to a typical fire associated with locating and

protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures as

relevant to the operations.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to

locate and protect

utilities apparatus and

sub-structures.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials and components, tools and equipment,

and electronic location instruments.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– electronic instruments

– marking and protection materials

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– ancillary equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

locating and protecting

utilities apparatus and

sub-structures.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work

within the allocated time

when locating and

protecting utilities

apparatus and substructures.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

locate and protect

utilities apparatus and

sub-structures to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when locating

and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures:

– measuring, locating, marking out, positioning,

protecting and securing.

7.2 Locate and protect sub-surface and/or overhead

utilities apparatus to given working instructions,

relating to:

– gas, fuel, electric, communications, water and

sewage.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools,

ancillary equipment and electronic instruments.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when locating and protecting utilities apparatus and

sub-structures.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

ensure electronic equipment is calibrated

identify utilities apparatus and sub-structures by

electronic location, trial holes and visual

confirm the type of service (gas, fuel, electric,

communication, water, sewage)

confirm structures (foundations, manholes, inspection

chambers, joint/junction boxes)

confirm any natural environment (tree roots, natural

watercourse)

mark the location of the service apparatus and substructures

provide for the recognition and protection of the

service apparatus, sub-structure, and the natural

environment during operational activities

use hand tools, power tools and equipment

work at height.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when locating

and protecting utilities apparatus and sub-structures.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when locating and protecting utilities apparatus

and sub-structures.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit Y/503/9650

Excavating Holes and Trenches – Manual Digging in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

excavating holes and

trenches by manual

digging.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information, statutory and regulatory Codes of

Practice for excavations and support of the

excavations.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

excavating holes and

trenches by manual

digging.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

excavating holes and

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

excavating holes and trenches by manual digging.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

trenches by manual

digging.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when excavating holes and trenches by

manual digging.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to excavating holes and

trenches by manual digging and the types, purpose

and limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to excavate holes

and trenches by manual

digging.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials and components, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– digging equipment for the excavation of holes and

trenches

– hand and/or powered tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

excavate holes and trenches by manual digging.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

excavating holes and

trenches by manual

digging.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices

and organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

excavating holes and

trenches by manual

digging.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

excavate holes and

trenches by manual digging

to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

excavating holes and trenches by manual digging:

– measuring, marking out, excavating and securing.

7.2 Excavate holes and trenches in highway location

and/or construction site to given working

instructions.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when excavating holes and trenches by manual

digging.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify and confirm the type of surface and subsurface composition

– remove ironwork, modular components

– excavate ground structures manually

– guide excavating machine to excavate ground

structures

– avoid damage to service apparatus and substructures

– identify and store excavated and reusable materials

– position, secure and remove excavation supports

– provide for access and egress

– work with plant and machinery

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

excavating holes and trenches by manual digging.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when excavating holes and trenches by manual

digging

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit H/503/9442

Reinstating Excavation and Highway Surfaces in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing excavations

and reinstatement work on highways.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with

tools and equipment, with materials and substances,

with movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

reinstating excavation and highway surfaces.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when reinstating excavation and highway

surfaces.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to reinstate

excavation and highway

surfaces.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– new and re-usable materials, sub-base, road-base

and pavement surface

– cold-lay, warm lay and hot-lay bituminous

materials

– sands, jointing materials

– concrete, blocks and flags

– natural soil based materials

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

reinstate excavation and highway surfaces.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices

and organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

reinstating excavation and

highway surfaces.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

reinstate excavation and

highway surfaces to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

reinstating excavation and highway surfaces:

– backfilling, consolidating, laying, compacting,

positioning, securing and finishing.

7.2 Reinstate excavations and highway surfaces to given

working instructions, relating to two of the following:

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– sub-grades, sub-bases, road-bases

– cold lay bituminous

– warm lay bituminous

– hot lay bituminous

– concrete

– modular.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when reinstating excavation and highway surfaces.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– confirm the type of ground structure for

reinstatement (bituminous, concrete, modular,

natural)

– reinstate and compact backfill, sub-grades, subbases, road-bases pavement base for the relevant

type of ground structure

– protect service apparatus and sub-structures

during reinstatement

– reinstate the relevant type of ground surface,

pavement surface, specialist surface treatments,

kerbs, edge restraints, street ironwork and pavement

markings

– dispose of surplus materials

use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

reinstating excavation and highway surfaces.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when reinstating excavation and highway

surfaces.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit Y/503/9440

Laying Flexible Pavements in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when laying flexible

pavements.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing the laying of

flexible pavement.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

laying flexible pavements.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

laying flexible pavements.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

laying flexible pavements.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when laying flexible pavements.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to laying flexible pavements

and the types, purpose and limitations of each type,

the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to lay

flexible pavements.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– sub-base and bituminous surface materials,

bitumen sealer and emulsion

– hand and/or powered tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to lay

flexible pavements.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

laying flexible pavements.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

laying flexible pavements.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

lay flexible pavements to

the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when laying

flexible pavements:

– measuring, marking out, laying, spreading, rolling,

compacting and finishing.

7.2 Lay flexible pavement to given working instructions

relating to:

– sub-base construction

– bituminous surface material.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when laying flexible pavements.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– prepare the area for laying of flexible pavement

– assess the suitability of flexible pavement materials

– lay, compact and finish sub-base and bituminous

surface of the flexible pavement

– work with plant or machinery

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when laying

flexible pavements.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when laying flexible pavements.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit M/503/9637

Pouring Concrete to Form Structures in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when pouring concrete to

form structures.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing construction

works.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

pouring concrete to form

structures.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards whilst working:

in the workplace, below ground level, at height, with

tools and equipment, with materials and substances,

with movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

pouring concrete to form

structures.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment/working platforms safely to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when pouring concrete to

form structures.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when pouring concrete to form structures.

ProQual, July 2016

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to pouring concrete to form

structures, and the types, purpose and limitations of

each type, the work situation and general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to pour concrete

to form structures.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– ready-mix concrete materials

– slump test equipment, skips, poker vibrator,

tampers, floats and trowels

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

pour concrete to form structures.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

pouring concrete to form

structures.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

pouring concrete to form

structures.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

pour concrete to form

structures to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when pouring

concrete to form structures:

– measuring, positioning, placing, spreading,

vibrating, compacting and finishing.

7.2 Place, compact and finish structural concrete in

horizontal and vertical formwork to given working

instructions relating to two of the following

placements:

– chute

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– elephant’s trunk

– skip

– pump

– mono-rail.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when pouring concrete to form structures.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– assess and confirm suitability of concrete and area

for placement

– place concrete by chute, elephant’s trunk, overhead

skip, pumping

– pour to correct levels and coverage of steel

reinforcement

– work with and around plant and machinery

– support consistency testing

– vibrate, compact, finish and cure the structural

concrete

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when pouring

concrete to form structures.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when pouring concrete to form structures.

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Unit R/503/9663

Erecting and Striking Proprietary Formwork in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

erecting and striking

proprietary formwork.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules, and manufacturers’ and

supplier’s information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, and manufacturers’

and supplier’s information.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

erecting and striking

proprietary formwork.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

erecting and striking

proprietary formwork.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment safely to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when erecting and striking proprietary

formwork.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when erecting and striking proprietary

formwork.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to erecting and striking

proprietary formwork, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to erect and strike

proprietary formwork.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– proprietary formwork and associated items

– tie systems

– prop systems

– protective coatings

– fixtures and fittings

– access equipment.

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

erect and strike proprietary formwork.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

erecting and striking

proprietary formwork.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices

and organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

erecting and striking

proprietary formwork.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

erect and strike

proprietary formwork to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when erecting

and striking proprietary formwork:

– measuring, marking out, aligning, positioning,

levelling, plumbing, securing, removing and storing.

7.2 Erect and strike proprietary formwork to given

working instructions.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when erecting and striking proprietary formwork.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– erect and strike proprietary formwork for walls,

columns, beams, soffits, channels, ground slabs and

bases

– attach and remove safe lifting provision

– position, secure and remove prop and tie systems

– apply release agents

– move, clean, stack and store proprietary forms

– work with plant and machinery

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when erecting

and striking proprietary formwork.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when erecting and striking proprietary

formwork.

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Unit H/503/9506

Placing and Finishing Non-specialist Concrete in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules, manufacturers’ information

and regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials and

by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

placing and finishing non-specialist concrete.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when placing and finishing non-specialist

concrete.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the methods

of work to place and finish

non-specialist concrete.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– concrete, fabric reinforcement, timber, plywood,

proprietary slab edgings and fixings

hand tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

place and finish non-specialist concrete.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

placing and finishing nonspecialist concrete.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

place and finish nonspecialist concrete to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when placing

and finishing non-specialist concrete:

– measuring, marking out, laying, compacting,

finishing, positioning and securing.

7.2 Lay and finish concrete to given working instructions

for three of the following:

– concrete slabs/bases (footing, oversites or paths)

– form slab edging

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– position reinforcement

form surface finish (tamped, floated, brushed

and trowelled).

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools and ancillary

equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when placing and finishing non-specialist concrete.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– transport, lay, compact, cure and protect concrete

with tamped, floated, brushed and trowelled finishes

– place fabric reinforcement

– concrete mix ratios (volume and gauge boxes)

– place concrete into formwork and shuttering

– form slab edging

– work with plant and machinery

use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when placing

and finishing non-specialist concrete.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when placing and finishing non-specialist

concrete.

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Unit D/503/9634

Laying Kerbs and Channels in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when laying kerbs and

channels.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessment, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, , manufacturers’

information and regulations for laying kerbs and

channels.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

laying kerbs and

channels.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

laying kerbs and

channels.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

laying kerbs and channels.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when laying kerbs and channels.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to laying kerbs and channels,

and the types, purpose and limitations of each type,

the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to lay

kerbs and channels.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials and components, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– sand, cement, aggregates, additives

– kerbs and channels

– hand and/or powered tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to lay

kerbs and channels.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

laying kerbs and

channels.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

laying kerbs and

channels.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

lay kerbs and channels to

the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when laying

kerbs and channels:

– measuring, marking out, cutting, positioning,

levelling, aligning, compacting and finishing.

7.2 Lay kerbs and/or channels to given working

instructions.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when laying kerbs and channels.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify different types of kerbs or channels

– set out the area and prepare ground and

foundation for laying kerbs or channels

– lay and align kerbs or channels to the required

specifications

– mark and cut kerbs and channels

– monitor work against specification

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when laying

kerbs and channels.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when laying kerbs and channels.

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Unit K/600/8087

Preparing to and Directing and Guiding Plant and Plant Operations

in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the preparation for,

and directing and guiding

plant.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules,

manufacturers’ information, method statements

and regulations and guidance.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which directing and guiding

plant is to be carried out.

2.1 Organise the work according to given information

or instructions.

2.2 Describe how to communicate ideas between

team members.

2.3 Organise and communicate with team members

and other associated occupations.

2.4 State how to organise resources prior to and

during directing and guiding plant.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance to direct and guide

plant.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials

and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

3.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

4 Maintain safe working

practices when preparing for,

directing and guiding plant.

4.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to

safely carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements when

directing and guiding plant.

4.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

directing and guiding plant, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type.

4.3 State how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.

5 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources to

prepare for, and when

directing and guiding plant.

5.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used

correctly, relating to:

– signalling and communication equipment

– hand tools and ancillary equipment.

5.2 Select resources associated with directing and

guiding plant in relation to consumables,

materials, attachments, tools, accessories and/or

ancillary equipment.

5.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

5.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.5 Describe how to calculate weight/bearing

pressure, quantity, length and area and

identification of centres of gravity associated

with the method/procedures to carry out the

work.

6 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when directing and guiding

plant.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

6.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

6.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

6.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in relation to the work.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to, and directing and guiding

plant.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

7.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in relation

to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

8 Comply with the given contract

information to prepare to, and

direct and guide plant using to

the required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing to, and directing and guiding plant and

operations:

– setting up, checking, communicating,

estimating, interpreting, directing, guiding,

indicating, informing, instructing, positioning,

moving, signalling and relaying.

8.2 Prepare to, and position plant by directing and

guiding the movement of plant and plant

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

operations to given working instructions, using at

least one of the following communication

methods:

– hand signals

– hand signalling equipment

– verbal/electronic communication.

8.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish

authority needed to rectify, to:

– assess and determine the movement and

operations of plant

– direct and guide the movement and operations

of plant

– signal and communicate following

recognised/agreed operational procedures

– use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

8.4 Safely use and store hand tools, signalling and

communication equipment and ancillary

equipment.

8.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing to

and directing and guiding plant.

8.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and

equipment used to direct and guide plant.

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Unit M/600/8091

Preparing for, and Arranging and Securing Plant for Haulage in the

Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the preparation of,

and the arranging and securing

of plant for haulage.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from

drawings, specifications, schedules and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed

to report and rectify inappropriate information

and unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules,

manufacturers’ information, method statements

and regulations and guidance.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance to carry out the

arranging and securing of plant

for haulage.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at

height, with tools and equipment, with materials

and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and

mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures

are and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working practices

when preparing for and

arranging and securing plant for

haulage.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to

safely carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements

when arranging and securing plant for haulage.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

arranging and securing plant for haulage, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity and

quality of resources to prepare

for, and when arranging and

securing plant for haulage.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used

correctly, relating to:

– load restraint and securing accessories inc.

wire rope, chain, fabric, web hooks, shackles and

clamps

– hand tools and ancillary equipment.

4.2 Select resources associated with the work in

relation to load restraint and securing

accessories and/or ancillary equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

4.5 Describe how to calculate weight/bearing

pressure, quantity, length and area, and

identification of centres of gravity associated

with the method/procedures to carry out the

work.

5 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when arranging and securing

plant for haulage.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be

carried out safely in relation to the work.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to, and arranging and securing

plant for haulage.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in

relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given contract

information to prepare to, and

arrange and secure plant for

haulage to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing to, and arranging and securing plant

for haulage:

– selecting, fitting, attaching, adjusting, setting

up, checking, configuring, measuring, gauging,

calculating, positioning, removing and storing.

7.2 Prepare to, and arrange and secure plant for

haulage to given working instructions, using

appropriate restraining methods and

restraining/securing accessories on the following

types of plant.

– wheeled plant

– tracked plant

– compacting plant.

7.3 Remove restraining/securing accessories from

plant following haulage and ready for movement

from the transporter.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.4 Describe how to apply safe work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the plant and

restraining/securing accessories

– determine methods for restraining

– select and use suitable restraining/securing

accessories

– arrange and secure plant

– confirm stability, positioning and weight

distribution

– remove and store restraining/securing

accessories on completion of haulage

– work at height

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and

accessories.

7.5 Safely use and store hand tools,

restraining/securing accessories and ancillary

equipment.

7.6 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing to

and arranging and securing plant for haulage.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and

equipment used to arrange and secure plant for

haulage.

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Unit D/600/8099

Preparing and Operating Specialised Powered Tools and

Equipment in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation and use of

powered tools and/or

equipment.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

specifications, risk assessments, method

statements, legislation, codes of practice,

operating instructions and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, risk assessments,

method statements, legislation, codes of practice,

manufacturers’ information and instructions

applicable to powered tool operations.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance to prepare

and use powered tools

and/or equipment.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials

and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when preparing for

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely

carry out the activity in accordance with legislation

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

and using powered tools

and/or equipment.

and organisational requirements when using

powered tools and/or equipment.

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, when using

powered tools and/or equipment, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to prepare for

sustain powered tools and/or

equipment.

4.1 Request and select resources associated with the

type of work in relation to fuel, power source,

lubricants and consumables.

4.2 Outline the organisational procedures for

requisitioning consumables and other resources

and why they have been developed and how they

are used.

4.3 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work and how they are

overcome.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when using powered

tools and/or equipment.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in relation to the work.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6 Carry out-pre-use

preparation inspections on

powered tools and/or

equipment in accordance

with given procedures.

6.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing for and using powered tools and/or

equipment for the work:

– measuring, aligning, assembling, fitting, levelling,

positioning, checking, securing, connecting and

adjusting.

6.2 Prepare power unit tool(s) and/or ancillary

equipment in the workplace to given working

instructions.

6.3 Use and maintain power units, tools and ancillary

equipment applicable to the work.

6.4 Describe the method of work for pre-use checks

needed and the preparation required before using

and operating powered tools and/or equipment.

7 Operate powered tools

and/or equipment in

accordance with safe working

practices to achieve the

working outcome.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when using

powered tools and/or equipment:

– measuring, aligning, assembling, fitting, levelling,

positioning, checking, securing, connecting and

adjusting.

7.2 Operate and monitor power unit tool(s) and

associated equipment in the workplace to given

working instructions relating to continual running,

closing down and cleaning.

7.3 Return powered tools and/or equipment to a safe

operational condition on completion of work.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish

authority needed to rectify, to:

– prepare, position and set up for work

– secure accessories and tool attachments

– carry out pre-use checks to manufacturers and

suppliers information/procedures

– operate, use and control

– monitor and maintain

– close down and secure

– disassemble

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– transport and/or secure.

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing for

and using powered tools and/or equipment.

7.6 Disassemble power units, tools and ancillary

equipment following completion of work.

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Unit R/600/8102

Slinging and Signalling the Movement of Loads _Secondary Role_

in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation for and the

slinging and signalling of

loads.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, method statements and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, manufacturers’ information, approved

procedures and Codes of Practice.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which the slinging and

signalling of loads is to be

carried out.

2.1 Organise the work according to given information

or instructions.

2.2 Describe how to communicate ideas between team

members.

2.3 Organise and communicate with team members

and other associated occupations.

2.4 State how to organise resources prior to and when

slinging and signalling of loads.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance to carry out

slinging and signalling of

loads.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at height,

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials

and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and operative.

3.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

4 Maintain safe working

practices when preparing for

and slinging and signalling

loads.

4.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to safely

carry out the activity in accordance with legislation

and organisational requirements when slinging and

signalling of loads.

4.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

slinging and signalling of loads, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type.

4.3 State how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

5 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources to

prepare for and when

slinging and signalling loads.

5.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used correctly,

relating to:

– lifting accessories

– signalling and communication equipment

– hand tools and ancillary equipment.

5.2 Select resources associated with slinging/signalling

in relation to hand tools, attachments, slinging

equipment, lifting aids/accessories, signalling and

communication equipment.

5.3 State how the resources should be used correctly,

how problems associated with the resources are

reported and how the organisational procedures

are used.

5.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.5 Describe how to calculate weight, bearing pressure,

quantity, length and area associated with the

method/procedures to carry out slinging/signalling.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when slinging and

signalling loads.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

6.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

6.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in relation to the work.

7 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

preparing to and slinging and

signalling loads.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

7.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in relation

to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the lifting

operation.

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

prepare to and sling and

signal loads for movement to

the required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing to and slinging and signalling loads:

– measuring, gauging, estimating, fitting, fixing,

testing, balancing, interpreting, judging, explaining,

preparing, indicating, informing, instructing,

signing, positioning, adjusting, configuring, moving,

securing, signalling, relaying and removing.

8.2 Prepare to and attach loads to lifting equipment,

and guide loads using signals to the required

destination to given working instructions using

appropriate load securing methods and lifting

accessories.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

8.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish

authority needed to rectify, to:

– confirm method of communication

– determine the method of slinging

– select and use suitable slinging equipment/lifting

accessories

– sling loads securely and balance within correct

weight distribution following agreed/recognised

operational procedures

– position loads safely and securely

– remove and store lifting accessories

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and

accessories.

8.4 Safely use and store hand tools and slinging,

signalling, communication and ancillary equipment.

8.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing to and

slinging and signalling loads.

8.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used to sling and signal loads.

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Unit A/600/8157

Reinstating Ground Condition in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

reinstating ground condition.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statement.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules and

manufacturers’ information.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when reinstating

ground condition.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances,

with movement/storage of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when reinstating

ground condition.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements when

reinstating ground condition.

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

reinstating ground condition, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

reinstate ground condition.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources in relation to:

– flags, blocks, edging, aggregates, cement, black

top, top soil, seeds

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.2 Select resources associated with own work in

relation to materials, components, fixings, tools

and equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used correctly,

how problems associated with the resources are

reported and how the organisational procedures

are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

4.5 Describe how to calculate quantity and area

associated with the method/procedure to

reinstate ground condition.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when reinstating ground

condition.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out in relation to the work.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when

reinstating ground condition.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation

to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

reinstate ground condition to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

reinstating ground condition:

– measuring, marking out, laying, bedding,

positioning, securing and finishing.

7.2 Reinstate ground conditions to contractor’s

working instructions for at least two of the

following:

– flag

– block

– concrete

– black top surfaces

– cultivated and grassed areas.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– place and compact sub-grade and sub-base

– form levels

– reinstate hard landscaping of flag, block,

concrete and black top surfaces

– reinstate cultivated and grassed areas

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment.

7.4 Safely use and store hand tools, portable power

tools and ancillary equipment.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when reinstating

ground condition.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and

equipment used when reinstating ground

condition.

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Unit D/600/8281

Erecting and Dismantling Access/Working Platforms in the

Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the work and

resources when erecting and

dismantling access/working

platforms.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from

specifications, method statements, risk

assessments and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statement.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to:

– specifications, current legislation, method

statements, risk assessments and manufacturers’

information.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when erecting and

dismantling access/working

platforms.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, at height, in confined areas,

with tools and equipment, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when erecting and

dismantling access/working

platforms.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) and

access equipment safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with legislation and organisational

requirements when erecting and dismantling

access/working platforms.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Explain why, when and how personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

erecting and dismantling access/working

platforms, and the types, purpose and limitations

of each type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for the

methods of work to erect and

dismantle access/working

platforms.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources in relation to:

– ladders/crawler boards

– stepladders/platform steps

– trestles

– proprietary staging/podiums

– proprietary towers

– mobile scaffold towers

– protection equipment and notices

– tools and ancillary equipment.

4.2 Select resources associated with own work in

relation to materials, components, tools and

equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

4.5 Describe how to calculate quantity of equipment

required associated with the method/procedure

to erect and dismantle access

equipment/working platforms.

5 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

when erecting and dismantling

access/working platforms.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out in relation to the work.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when erecting

and dismantling

access/working platforms.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation

to:

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

7 Comply with the given contract

information to erect and

dismantle access/ working

platforms to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

erecting and dismantling access/working

platforms:

– moving, positioning/erecting, securing,

checking, dismantling and removing.

7.2 Erect, dismantle and store two of the following

access equipment to given access regulations:

– ladders/crawler boards

– stepladders/platform steps

– proprietary towers

– trestle platforms

– mobile scaffold towers

– proprietary staging/podiums.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– provide protection to the work area

– establish a base for equipment

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– erect proprietary access equipment to

manufacturer’s instructions suitable for the work

– erect non-proprietary access equipment

suitable for the work

– place protective screens and notices

– check/monitor equipment during the period of

use

– dismantle and store access equipment

– use tools and equipment

– work at height.

7.4 Safely use and store materials, hand tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when erecting and

dismantling access/working platforms.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and

equipment used when erecting and dismantling

access/working platforms.

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Unit M/503/9623

Installing Street Ironwork in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when installing street

ironwork.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations for street ironwork

fixtures.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing street ironwork.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, with

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing street ironwork.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with current

legislation and organisational requirements when

installing street ironwork.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when installing street ironwork.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to installing street ironwork,

and the types, purpose and limitations of each type,

the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to

install street ironwork.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– sand, cement, mortar, patent epoxy resin-based

materials

– access covers and frames, gully grates and frames

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity and size associated

with the method/procedure to install street ironwork.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

installing street ironwork.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current

legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

installing street ironwork.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install street ironwork to

the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

street ironwork:

– measuring, marking out, positioning, fitting,

levelling, aligning and securing.

7.2 Install street ironwork to new and/or reinstatement

situations to given working instructions relating to the

following:

– access covers and frames

– gully grates and frames.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when installing street ironwork.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– locate the area/position where the street ironwork

is to be installed

– confirm the street ironwork, fixing and bedding

requirements

– position, fit, align and secure the street ironwork

– protect ironwork during curing

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– use ancillary equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when installing

street ironwork.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when installing street ironwork.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

104

Unit K/503/9636

Providing Temporary Excavation Support in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

the work and resources

when providing

temporary excavation

support.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, risk assessments, method statements,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, risk

assessments, method statements, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing construction

works and support of excavations.

2 Know how to comply

with relevant legislation

and official guidance

when providing

temporary excavation

support.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical

lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to

site, workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and

healthy working practices

when providing

temporary excavation

support.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment/working platforms safely to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when providing temporary

excavation support.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when providing temporary excavation support.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to providing temporary

excavation support, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and general

work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the

given instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required

quantity and quality of

resources for the

methods of work to

provide temporary

excavation support.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation

to materials, components and fixings, and tools and

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

sustainability, limitations and defects associated with

the resources in relation to:

– poling boards, walings, struts, wedges, soldiers,

steel struts and trench sheets

– proprietary systems

– ancillary fixing devices

– hand and/or powered tools and ancillary

equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

provide temporary excavation support.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

providing temporary

excavation support.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general workplace

activities, other occupations and adverse weather

conditions.

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out

safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

6 Complete the work

within the allocated time

when providing

temporary excavation

support.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and

explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when providing

temporary excavation support:

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

provide temporary

excavation support to the

required specification.

– measuring, marking out, preparing, positioning,

fitting, supporting, fixing, securing, dismantling and

removing.

7.2 Provide and remove temporary excavation support to

given working instructions, relating to two of the

following support frameworks:

– skeleton

– open and close boarding

– drag box

– trench box

– coffer dam

– diaphragm wall

– secant support.

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when providing temporary excavation support.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– assess the excavated area and select suitable

temporary support for the excavation

– provide for safe access and egress around the

temporary excavation support

– construct/erect/install temporary excavation support

– work with and around plant and machinery

– inspect and maintain the integrity and safety of the

temporary support structure

– dismantle and remove the excavation support

structure

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height and in confined spaces

– use access equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when providing

temporary excavation support.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction Operations and

Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when providing temporary excavation support.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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Unit A/600/7977

Preparing and Operating Forward Tipping Dumpers to Receive,

Transport and Discharge Materials in the Workplace

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

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the use of forward

tipping dumpers to carry out

transporting and discharging

operations.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from

drawings, specifications, schedules and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed

to report and rectify inappropriate

information and unsuitable resources and how

they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in

relation to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules,

manufacturers’ information, method

statements and regulations and guidance

applicable to transporting and discharging

operations.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in which

transporting and discharging

operations using forward tipping

dumpers are to be carried out.

2.1 Organise the work according to given

information or instructions.

2.2 Describe how to communicate ideas between

team members.

2.3 Organise and communicate with team

members and other associated occupations.

2.4 State how to organise resources prior to and

during transporting and discharging

operations using forward tipping dumpers.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance to carry out transporting

and discharging operations with

forward tipping dumpers.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst

working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at

height, in confined spaces, with tools and

equipment, with materials and substances,

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

with movement/storage of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

3.2 Describe the organisational security

procedures for tools, equipment and personal

belongings in relation to site, workplace,

company and operative.

3.3 State what the accident reporting procedures

are and who is responsible for making reports.

4 Maintain safe working practices

when preparing for and carrying

out transporting and discharging

operations using forward tipping

dumpers.

4.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to

safely carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements

during transporting and discharging

operations.

4.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

transporting and discharging operations, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each

type.

4.3 State how emergencies should be responded

to in accordance with organisational

authorisation and personal skills when

involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other

task-related hazards.

5 Request and select the required

quantity and quality of resources

to prepare for and carry out

transporting and discharging

operations using forward tipping

dumpers.

5.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used

correctly, relating to:

– consumables, lubricants and fuels

– attachments, transporting and discharging

aids

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

5.2 Request and select resources associated with

forward tipping dumpers in relation to

consumables, materials, attachments, tools,

accessories and/or ancillary equipment.

5.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

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

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

5.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

5.5 Describe how to calculate quantity, weight,

length and area associated with the

method/procedures to carry out transporting

and discharging operations using forward

tipping dumpers.

6 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when transporting and

discharging materials using

forward tipping dumpers.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area

from damage.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

6.3 Describe how to protect work from damage

and the purpose of protection in relation to

general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with

legislation.

6.5 State why the disposal of waste should be

carried out safely in relation to the work.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing to

and transporting and discharging

materials using forward tipping

dumpers.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within

the allocated time.

7.2 Shut down and secure forward tipping

dumpers.

7.3 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in

relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

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Civil Engineering Services – Highways Maintenance (Construction)

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

8 Comply with the given contract

information to receive, transport

and discharge materials using

forward tipping dumpers to the

required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing for and transporting and discharging

loose materials using forward tipping

dumpers:

– fitting, attaching, setting up, securing,

adjusting, checking, removing, communicating,

operating, manoeuvring, positioning,

receiving, transporting and depositing.

8.2 Prepare, position, set up and operate forward

tipping dumpers to receive, transport and

discharge loads to given working instructions.

8.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the forward

tipping dumper used for transporting and

discharging work

– carry out performance checks

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational

requirements

– complete functional checks

– carry out pre-operational checks for

obstructions, stability, safety and security of

the work and surrounding area

– identify the area for discharging

– check to avoid damage to structures and

utilities service apparatus

– receive, transport and discharge materials

safely and securely

– shut down and secure forward tipping

dumper

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and

accessories.

8.4 Safely use and store hand tools and ancillary

equipment.

8.5 State the needs of other occupations and how

to communicate within a team when

preparing to and carrying out transporting and

discharging operations.

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

8.6 Describe how to maintain the plant, tools and

equipment used to transport and discharge

materials.

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Unit K/600/8073

Preparing and Operating Ride-on Rollers to Compact Materials in

the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the use of ride-on

rollers to carry out compacting

operations.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

specifications, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments and method

statements.

1.3 State the organisational procedures developed

to report and rectify inappropriate information

and unsuitable resources and how they are

implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to:

– drawings, specifications, schedules,

manufacturers’ information, method statements

and regulations and guidance applicable to

compacting operations.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which compacting operations

using ride-on rollers are to be

carried out.

2.1 Organise the work according to given

information or instructions.

2.2 Describe how to communicate ideas between

team members.

2.3 Organise and communicate with team members

and other associated occupations.

2.4 State how to organise resources prior to and

during compacting operations using ride-on

rollers.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance to carry out

compacting operations with

ride-on rollers.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at

height, in confined spaces, with tools and

equipment, with materials and substances, with

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

movement/storage of materials and by manual

handling and mechanical lifting.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

3.3 State what the accident reporting procedures

are and who is responsible for making reports.

4 Maintain safe working practices

when preparing for and

carrying out compacting

operations using ride-on rollers.

4.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to

safely carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements

during compacting operations.

4.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

compacting operations, and the types, purpose

and limitations of each type.

4.3 State how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.

5 Request and select the required

quantity and quality of

resources to prepare for and

carry out compacting

operations using ride-on rollers.

5.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources, and how they should be used

correctly, relating to:

– consumables, lubricants and fuels

– attachments and compacting operational aids

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

5.2 Request and select resources associated with

ride-on rollers in relation to consumables,

materials, attachments, tools, accessories and/or

ancillary equipment.

5.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

5.5 Describe how to calculate quantity, weight,

length and area associated with the

method/procedures to carry out compacting

operations using ride-on rollers.

6 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when compacting materials

using ride-on rollers.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

6.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

6.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

6.5 State why the disposal of waste should be

carried out safely in relation to the work.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to and compacting materials

using ride-on rollers.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the

allocated time.

7.2 Shut down and secure ride-on rollers.

7.3 State the purpose of the work programme and

describe why deadlines should be kept in

relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and

estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting

circumstances which will affect the work

programme.

8 Comply with the given contract

information to compact

materials using ride-on rollers

to the required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing for and compacting materials using

ride-on rollers:

– fitting, attaching, setting up, securing,

adjusting, checking, removing, communicating,

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

operating, manoeuvring, positioning and

compacting.

8.2 Prepare, position, set up and operate ride-on

rollers to compact a variety of materials, in

various locations, to given working instructions.

8.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the ride-on roller

used for compacting work

– carry out performance checks

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational

requirements

– complete functional checks

– carry out pre-operational checks for

obstructions, stability, safety and security of the

work and surrounding area

– identify the area for compacting

– check to avoid damage to structures and

utilities service apparatus

– compact materials safely and securely

– shut down and secure ride-on roller

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and

accessories.

8.4 Safely use and store hand tools and ancillary

equipment.

8.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing to

and carrying out compacting operations.

8.6 Describe how to maintain the plant, tools and

equipment used to compact materials.

 

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