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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies

(Construction) qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working

in the occupational area of construction using off-site manufactured assemblies. The

qualification assesses occupational competence in the workplace where candidates are

required to demonstrate skills and knowledge to a level required in the construction

industry. There are four pathways:

Pathway 1: Cold Formed Steel Frame – Erection

Pathway 2: Cold Formed Steel Frame – Assembly/Erection

Pathway 3: Modular and Portable Building

Pathway 4: Erection of Precast Concrete – Structural

The awarding body for this qualification is ProQual Awarding Body (www.proqualab.com)

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

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

and is published on Ofqual’s Register of Qualifications.

Qualification Profile

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Offsite Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 603/3410/1

Level 2

Total Qualification Time 370 hours (217 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 10/07/18

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

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete all of the Mandatory units from one

of the Pathways.

Candidates may also complete any of the Additional Units but these will not count towards

the qualification.

CITB references and credit values are provided in this document for information only.

Pathways

There are 4 Pathways, the Mandatory requirements for each are listed below.

Pathway 1: Cold Formed Steel Frame – Erection

Pathway 2: Cold Formed Steel Frame – Assembly/Erection

Pathway 3: Modular and Portable Building

Pathway 4: Erection of Precast Concrete – Structural

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Pathway 1 : Cold Formed Steel Frame – Erection

Candidates must complete FIVE Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/508/6537 Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the

workplace

1 641

T/508/6538 Conforming to productive working practices in the

workplace

2 642

Y/508/6533 Moving, handling and storing resources in the

workplace

2 643

M/617/1436 Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the

workplace

2 291v3

T/617/1437 Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the

workplace

2 296v2

Pathway 1 Additional Units

Candidates may complete any of the Additional Units but these will not count towards the

qualification.

Additional Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

F/616/1705 Install sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls

in the workplace

2 95v2

L/616/1707 Preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems in the workplace

3 183v3

A/508/6525 Slinging and hand signalling the movement of

suspended loads in the workplace

2 402Av1

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Pathway 2 : Cold Formed Steel Frame – Assembly/Erection

Candidates must complete SIX Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/508/6537 Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the

workplace

1 641

T/508/6538 Conforming to productive working practices in the

workplace

2 642

Y/508/6533 Moving, handling and storing resources in the

workplace

2 643

M/617/1436 Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the

workplace

2 291v3

T/617/1437 Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the

workplace

2 296v2

A/617/1438 Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in

the workplace

2 499v2

Pathway 2 Additional Units

Candidates may complete any of the Additional Units but these will not count towards the

qualification.

Additional Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

F/616/1705 Install sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls

in the workplace

2 95v2

L/616/1707 Preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems in the workplace

3 183v3

A/508/6525 Slinging and hand signalling the movement of

suspended loads in the workplace

2 402Av1

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Pathway 3 : Modular and Portable Building

Candidates must complete SIX units:

  • THREE Mandatory units, plus
  • ONE unit from Optional Group 1, and
  • TWO units from Optional Group 2

Mandatory Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/508/6537 Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the

workplace

1 641

T/508/6538 Conforming to productive working practices in the

workplace

2 642

Y/508/6533 Moving, handling and storing resources in the

workplace

2 643

Optional Group 1 Units – complete ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

F/617/1439 Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular

buildings in the workplace

2 320v2

T/617/1440 Installing, maintaining and decommissioning

prefabricated portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

2 321v2

Option Group 2 Units – complete TWO units

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

A/617/1441 Installing first fixing components in the workplace 2 09Av2

A/617/1299 Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the

workplace

2 12v2

K/615/2819 Maintaining non-structural or structural components in

the workplace

3 25v3

L/615/1842 Installing basic plumbing in the workplace 2 122

F/615/1241 Installing plasterboard linings in the workplace 2 130v2

T/615/2211 Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the

workplace

2 333Av3

H/615/2219 Applying coatings by the air spray method in the

workplace

3 340v2

R/615/2216 Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the

workplace

3 349v2

A/508/6525 Slinging and hand signalling the movement of

suspended loads in the workplace

2 402Av1

A/615/1240 Finishing dry lining walls and ceilings in the workplace 2 618v2

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Pathway 4 : Erection of Precast Concrete – Structural

Candidates must complete FIVE Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/508/6537 Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the

workplace

1 641

T/508/6538 Conforming to productive working practices in the

workplace

2 642

Y/508/6533 Moving, handling and storing resources in the

workplace

2 643

M/615/1736 Erecting precast concrete structural units in the

workplace

2 182v2

A/508/6525 Slinging and hand signalling the movement of

suspended loads in the workplace

2 402Av1

Pathway 4 Additional Units

Candidates may complete any of the Additional Units but these will not count towards the

qualification.

Additional Units

CITB reference

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

K/508/4648 Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating

work platforms (MEWP) in the workplace

2 392Av3

M/506/4649 Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating

work platforms (MEWP) in the workplace

2 392Bv3

T/508/6510 Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile

elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the workplace

2 392Cv3

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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

Assessors for each unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient

depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based units or

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

qualifications.

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

developed by CITB.

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Assessment

This qualification is 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 in a work environment and in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment, and it must be internally 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 12.

Additional information for assessment and requirements for unit endorsements where

relevant is included after all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Internal Quality Assurance

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

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

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

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Adjustments to Assessment

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

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

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

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

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

policy.

Results Enquiries and Appeals

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

reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.

Certification

Candidates who achieve the requirements for this qualification will be awarded:

  • A certificate listing all units achieved, and
  • A certificate giving the full qualification title –

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction)

Claiming certificates

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

who have successfully achieved the qualification. All certificates will be issued to the centre

for successful candidates.

Unit certificates

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

claim a unit certificate for the candidate which will list all of the units 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.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Unit Number: M/508/6537

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

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.

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.

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

2 continued 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.

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.

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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

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

– 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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Title: Conforming to general health, safety and welfare in the workplace.

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 7

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Unit Number: T/508/6538

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

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.

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.

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

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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Title: Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 10

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Unit Number Y/508/6533

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

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.

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.

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 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.

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.

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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 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

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

information to move,

handle and/or store

resources to the required

guidance.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when moving,

handling and/or storing occupational resources:

– 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

– fragile 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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Title: Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 17

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Unit Number: M/617/1436

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the work and resources

when erecting steel frame walls,

floors and roofs.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, digital information, schedules method

statements, risk assessments 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, digital information

and 3D modelling, method statements, risk

assessments, manufacturers’ technical information,

official guidance and current regulations governing

buildings related to the erection of steel frame walls,

floors and roofs.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when erecting steel

frame walls, floors and roofs.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment whilst

working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement and storage

of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

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 steel

frame walls, floors and roofs.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when erecting steel frame walls, floors and

roofs.

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when erecting steel frame walls, floors

and roofs in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

– specific risks to health.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention,

should be used, when erecting of steel frame walls, floors

and roofs and the types, purpose and limitations of each

type, the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity and

quality of resources for the

methods of work to erect steel

frame walls, floors and roofs.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– internal and external walls, ring beams, lattice beams,

hot-rolled columns and beams, metal sections, steel

fixings, damp proof course materials and associated

items

– floors (metal decks, composite decks, joists, floor

cassettes and/or timber based materials)

– roof structures, elements, rafters and bracing

– fittings and fixings

– consumables

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials

conform to the specification.

4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and

how problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method and procedure to

erect steel frame walls, floors and roofs.

5 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when erecting steel frame walls,

floors and roofs.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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 steel

frame walls, floors and roofs.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of productivity targets and time scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given contract

information to erect steel frame

walls, floors and roofs to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when erecting steel

frame walls, floors and roofs structures:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning

and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Erect at least six of the following to given working

instructions:

– ring beams

– pre-manufactured and/or in-situ load bearing walls

– prefabricated and/or in-situ non-load bearing walls

– lattice beams and/or C section joists

– pre-manufactured and/or in-situ intermediate floors

– floor and/or composite decking units (e.g. precast

concrete components, timber based materials)

– hot rolled columns and beams

– pre-manufactured and/or in-situ roof structures

(manually and/or mechanically handled components).

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– provide information for Building Information Modelling

(BIM)

– erect and install manually and by mechanical lifting,

ring beams, load bearing and non-load bearing wall,

lattice beams, C section joists, hot-rolled columns and

beams

– erect manually and/or by mechanical lifting, premanufactured and/or in-situ roofs

– form overhangs and parapet eaves

– support lifting operations

– lay floors (metal decks, composite decks, joist, floor

cassettes and timber based materials)

– form connections associated with steel frame

construction

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality

requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant and

machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of plant

and machinery

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4 – use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– economise the use of water, report leaks and turn taps

off.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when erecting steel

frame walls, floors and roofs.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs.

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Title: Erecting steel frame walls, floors and roofs in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the

Built Environment

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

Six of the following endorsement required:

Ring Beams

Load bearing walls – pre-manufactured

Load bearing walls – in situ

Non-load bearing walls – prefabricated

Non-load bearing walls – in situ

Lattice Beams

C section Joints

Intermediate floors – pre-manufactured

Intermediate floors – in situ

Floor decking units

Hot rolled columns and beams

Roof structures – pre-manufactured

Roof structures – in situ

Sector Subject

Area

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

80

Assessment

hours

10

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Unit Number: T/617/1437

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the work and

resources when installing

supplementary steel frame

finishings.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, digital information, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments 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, digital information

and 3D modelling, method statements, risk

assessments, manufacturers’ technical information,

official guidance and current regulations governing

buildings in relation to installing supplementary steel

frame finishings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when installing

supplementary steel frame

finishings.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment whilst

working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement and storage

of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

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

supplementary steel frame

finishings.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when installing supplementary steel frame

finishings.

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when installing supplementary steel

frame finishings in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

– specific risks to health.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention,

should be used, relating to the installing of supplementary

steel frame finishings, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and general

work environment in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity and

quality of resources for the

methods of work to install

supplementary steel frame

finishings.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– brick tie systems, breather membrane, vapour control

layers, fire stops, insulation, internal linings sheathing

boarding and associated items

– fittings and fixings (cladding support fixings)

– consumables

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials

conform to the specification.

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and

how problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method and procedure to

install supplementary steel frame finishings.

5 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when installing supplementary

steel frame finishings.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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

supplementary steel frame

finishings.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of productivity targets and time scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given contract

information to install

supplementary steel frame

finishings to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

supplementary steel frame finishings:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing, positioning

and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Install at least one of the following to given working

instructions:

– brick tie systems

– breather membrane

– vapour control layer

– fire stops

– insulation

– internal linings

– sheathing boarding

– cladding support fixtures.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– provide information for Building Information Modelling

(BIM)

– install brick tie systems, breather membranes, vapour

control layers, fire stops, insulation, internal linings,

sheathing boarding and cladding support fixtures

– form connections associated with steel frame

construction

– install insulation to achieve the specified energy and

carbon performance

– avoid thermal bridging, bypassing and condensation

– apply the principles of airtightness and ventilation

– form joints associated with fixing internal linings

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality

requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant and

machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4

cont

– work at height

– use access equipment

– economise the use of water, report leaks and turn

taps off

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when installing

supplementary steel frame finishings.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

for installing supplementary steel frame finishings.

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Title: Installing supplementary steel frame finishings in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance

with the ConstructionSkills ‘Consolidated Assessment Strategy for

Construction and the Built Environment

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise

and knowledge, and must use a combination of assessment methods

as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within

the relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Brick tie systems

Breather membrane

Vapour control layers

Fire stops

Insulation

Internal linings

Sheathing boarding

Cladding support fixtures

Sector Subject Area 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

110

Assessment hours 10

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Title: Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in the workplace

Unit Number: A/617/1438

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

assembling cold formed steel

frames.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, digital information, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments 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, digital information

and 3D modelling, methods statements, risk assessments,

manufacturers’ technical information, official guidance

and current regulations governing buildings relating to

the assembly of cold form steel frames.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

assembling cold formed steel

frames.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces,

at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement and storage of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

assembling cold formed steel

frames.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when assembling cold formed steel frames.

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Title: Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when assembling cold formed steel frames in

relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

– specific risks to health.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of prevention, should be used,

relating to the assembling of cold formed steel frames, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general work environment in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with given working

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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

assemble cold formed steel

frames.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and

consumables.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– steel components for walls, floors, support structures and

roofs, insulation materials, fixings, fittings, sheet materials

– consumables

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials

conform to the specification.

4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

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Title: Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of the

required resources.

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method and procedure to assemble cold

formed steel frames.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when assembling cold

formed steel frames.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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

assembling cold formed steel

frames.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated,

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of productivity targets and time scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

prepare and assemble cold

formed steel frames to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing and

assembling cold formed steel frames:

– measuring, marking out, aligning, cutting, fitting,

finishing, positioning and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

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Title: Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.3 Prepare and assemble cold formed steel for at least one of

the following to given working instructions:

– wall frames

– floor frames

– support structures

– roofs.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– provide information for Building Information Modelling

(BIM)

– prepare and assemble load and non-load bearing wall

frames, floor frames, support structures and roofs to the

given specification

– set up a workstation prior to assembly

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant and

machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

– economise the use of water, report leaks and turn taps

off.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when assembling cold

formed steel frames.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used for

assembling cold formed steel frames.

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Title: Preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with

the ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction

and the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and

a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and

must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Wall frames

Floor frames

Support structures

Roofs

Sector Subject Area 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

90

Assessment hours 10

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Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Unit Number: F/617/1439

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing, dismantling and

maintaining modular

buildings.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, digital information, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments 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, digital information, schedules,

method statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

technical information, official guidance and current

regulations governing modular buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing, dismantling and

maintaining modular

buildings.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces,

at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement and storage of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

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 dismantling and

maintaining modular

buildings.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when installing, dismantling and maintaining

modular buildings.

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Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when installing, dismantling and maintaining

modular buildings in relation to at least two of the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

– specific risks to health

– safe use of fall prevention systems.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of prevention, should be used,

relating to the installing dismantling and maintaining modular

buildings, and the types, purpose and limitations of each

type, the work situation and the general work environment in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install, dismantle and

maintain modular buildings.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– sub-assemblies, sealants, foams, vinyl and pliable

products, flashings, fixtures, fittings and coatings

– manufactured sheet materials

– timber related products

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials

conform to the specification.

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Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method and procedure to install,

dismantle and maintain modular buildings.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when installing

dismantling and maintaining

modular buildings.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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 dismantling and

maintaining modular

buildings.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated,

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of productivity targets and times scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

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Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install, dismantle and

maintain modular buildings

to the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing,

dismantling and maintaining modular buildings:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, levelling, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tool, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Install and/or dismantle and/or maintain the following to

given working instructions for modular buildings:

– single storey prefabricated

– multi storey prefabricated

– link-way connection systems.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– provide information for Building Information Modelling

(BIM)

– install, dismantle and maintain single and multi-storey

modular buildings

– install, dismantle and maintain link-way connection

systems

– support lifting operations

– install sub-assemblies (e.g. prepared living spaces

including. bathroom, kitchen, living room, bedroom and

any combination)

– install and secure staircases and access ramps

– level and secure module

– seal module against the elements

– fix internal and external joints and trims

– avoid heat loss and condensation

– apply the principles of airtightness and ventilation

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant and

machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use fall prevention systems

– use access equipment

– economise the use of water, report leaks and turn taps

off

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Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when installing,

dismantling and maintaining modular buildings.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used for

installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings.

Title: Installing, dismantling and maintaining modular buildings in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 100

Assessment hours 10

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

Unit Number: T/617/1440

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing, maintaining and

decommissioning portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, digital information, schedules method

statements, risk assessments 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, digital information, schedules,

methods statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

technical information, official guidance and current

regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing, maintaining and

decommissioning portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces,

at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement and storage of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

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, maintaining and

decommissioning portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with current legislation and organisational

requirements when installing, maintaining and

decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when installing, maintaining and decommissioning

portable cabins, units and temporary buildings in relation to

at least two of the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

– specific risks to health

– safe use of fall prevention systems.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of prevention, should be used,

relating to installing, maintaining and decommissioning

portable cabins, units and temporary buildings, and the types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and

general work environment in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with given working

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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install, maintain and

decommission portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– sealants, foams, vinyl and pliable products, flashings,

fixtures, fittings, coatings and other associated items

– manufactured sheet materials

– timber related products

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials

conform to the specification.

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method and procedure to install,

maintain and decommission portable cabins, units and

temporary buildings.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when installing,

maintaining and

decommissioning portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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, maintaining and

decommissioning portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated,

allocated time.

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain

why deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of productivity targets and time scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install, maintain and

decommission portable

cabins, units and temporary

buildings to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing,

maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and

temporary buildings:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, levelling, finishing,

positioning, securing and decommissioning.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Install and/or maintain and/or decommission at least two of

the following to given working instructions:

– single prefabricated portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings

– stacked prefabricated portable cabins, units and

temporary buildings

– link-way connection systems.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– install, maintain and decommission single prefabricated

portable cabins, units and temporary buildings (including

wheeled systems)

– install, maintain and decommission stacked prefabricated

portable cabins, units and temporary buildings (including

wheeled systems)

– install, maintain and decommission link-way connection

systems

– level portable cabins, units and temporary buildings

(including wheeled systems)

– secure portable cabins, units and temporary buildings

(including wheeled systems)

– install, secure, maintain and remove staircases and access

ramps

– avoid heat loss and condensation

– apply the principles of airtightness and ventilation

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant and

machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of plant

and machinery

– support lifting operations

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and temporary

buildings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4

con

– work at height

– use fall prevention systems

– use access equipment

– economise the use of water, report leaks and turn taps

off.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when installing,

maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and

temporary buildings.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used for

installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins,

units and temporary buildings.

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Title: Installing, maintaining and decommissioning portable cabins, units and

temporary buildings in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and

the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Install

Dismantle

Decommission

Plus Two of the following endorsements required:

Single prefabricated portable cabins, units and temporary buildings

Stacked prefabricated portable cabins, units and temporary buildings

Link-way connection systems

Sector Subject

Area

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

110

Assessment hours 10

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Title: Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Unit Number: A/617/1441

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing first fixing

components.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, 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:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing first fixing

components.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation

and official guidance whilst working:

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

confined spaces, 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 State the types of fire extinguishers available when

installing first fixing components and describe how and

when they are used.

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Title: Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Maintain safe working

practices when installing

first fixing components.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment/working platforms (if applicable) safely to carry

out the activity in accordance with legislation and

organisational requirements when installing first fixing

components.

3.2 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to installing first fixing components, 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).

3.3 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.4 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

install first fixing

components.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– timber, manufactured sheet material, metals, frames,

linings, staircases, adhesives, sealants, fixings and

associated ancillary items

– 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 method of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to install first fixing

components.

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Title: Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing first fixing

components.

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 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 first fixing

components.

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.

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Title: Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install first fixing

components to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

first fixing components:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Install four of the following to given working

instructions:

– frames (door and/or window)

– linings (door and/or hatch)

– floor joist coverings (or flat roof decking)

– partitions (straight)

– staircases (straight).

7.3 Safely use and handle materials.

7.4 Safely use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.5 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when installing first fixing components.

7.6 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– prepare and fix standard door and window frames,

window boards, linings, flooring/decking, partitions

full or partial height (straight), plasterboard,

staircases (straight)

– form joints associated with first fixing

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when installing

first fixing components.

7.8 Describe the methods of sharpening the hand tools used

when installing first fixing components.

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when installing first fixing components.

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Title: Installing first fixing components in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 60

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Title: Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Unit Number: A/617/1200

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

maintaining non-structural

carpentry work.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, 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:

– drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information and

regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

maintaining non-structural

carpentry work.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation and

official guidance 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.

2.4 State the types of fire extinguishers available when

maintaining non-structural carpentry work and describe

how and when they are used.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when maintaining

non-structural carpentry

work.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment/working platforms safely to carry out the activity

in accordance with legislation and organisational

requirements when maintaining non-structural carpentry

work.

3.2 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to maintaining non-structural carpentry work, 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).

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Title: Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.4 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

maintain non-structural

carpentry work.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– timber, manufactured sheet material, prefabricated

components, ironmongery, metals, sash cord, adhesives,

sealants, guttering, downpipe, fixings and associated

ancillary items

– 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 method of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to maintain nonstructural carpentry work.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

maintaining non-structural

carpentry work.

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 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.

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Title: Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

maintaining non-structural

carpentry work.

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

maintaining non-structural

carpentry work to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when maintaining nonstructural carpentry work:

– measuring, marking out, splicing, fitting, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Repair and/or replace four of the following to given working

instructions:

– frames

– mouldings

– doors

– windows (including replacement glazing)

– door and/or window ironmongery

– verge and/or eaves

– guttering and downpipes

– sash cords.

7.3 Prime the repair to the work to given working

instructions.

7.4 Safely use and handle materials.

7.5 Safely use hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.6 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when maintaining non-structural carpentry work.

7.7 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow procedures,

report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify

them, to:

– splice and replace frames and mouldings

– repair and replace doors and windows

– repair and replace ironmongery

– repair or replace guttering, downpipes

– replace sash cords

– replace architraves, skirting, dado rails and picture rails

– form joints associated with repairs

– use hand tools, power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

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Title: Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

maintaining non-structural carpentry work.

7.9 Describe the methods of sharpening the hand tools

used when maintaining non-structural carpentry work.

7.10 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when maintaining non-structural carpentry work.

Title: Maintaining non-structural carpentry work in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 47

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Title: Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

Unit Number: K/615/2819

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

maintaining non-structural

or structural components.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statement.

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, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

maintaining non-structural

or structural components.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation

and official guidance whilst working:

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

maintaining non-structural or structural components

and describe how and when they are used.

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Title: Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Maintain safe working

practices when maintaining

non-structural or structural

components.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when maintaining nonstructural or structural components.

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when maintaining non-structural or

structural components in relation to

– safe use of access equipment/working platforms

– safe handling of materials

– safe use and storage of materials, tools and

equipment

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to maintaining non-structural or

structural components, 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

maintain non-structural or

structural components.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– timber, manufactured sheet material, metals, mouldings,

sash cord, paint, bricks, tiles, cement, sand, plaster,

preservatives, adhesives, sealants, fixings, guttering,

ironmongery, downpipes and associated ancillary items

– 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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Title: Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Continued 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 method of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

maintain non-structural or structural components.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

maintaining non-structural

or structural components.

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

maintaining non-structural

or structural components.

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

maintain non-structural or

structural components to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when maintaining

non-structural or structural components:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, splicing, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.3 Repair five of the following components to given

working instructions:

– frames (to include priming the repair)

– mouldings (to include priming the repair)

– floor joist covering (or flat roof)

– door and/or window ironmongery

– guttering and downpipes

– sash cords

– replacement glazing

– structural joists (including support)

– structural rafters (including support)

– fascias, soffits and barge boards

7.4 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– replace and splice door and window frames,

mouldings and structural timbers, replace sash

cords, re-glaze, re-lay brick/blockwork, make good

paintwork, plasterwork, brickwork, wall tiling

– identify load bearing points

– prop and support existing structures

– replace frames and mouldings

– repair or replace door and window ironmongery

– repair and/or replace guttering and downpipes

– repair and/or replace fascias, soffits and barge

boards

– form joints associated with repairs

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

maintaining non-structural or structural components.

7.6 Describe the methods of sharpening the hand tools

used when maintaining non-structural or structural

components.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when maintaining non-structural or structural

components.

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Title: Maintaining non-structural or structural components in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 97

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Title: Installing basic plumbing in the workplace

Unit Number: L/615/1842

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing basic plumbing.

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, manufacturers’

information and regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing basic plumbing.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation

and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, 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 installing

basic plumbing.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely to carry

out the activity in accordance with legislation and

organisational requirements when installing basic

plumbing.

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective equipment

(PPE) should be used, relating to installing basic

plumbing, 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.

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Title: Installing basic plumbing in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install basic plumbing.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, limitations and

defects associated with the resources in relation to:

– sinks, basins, baths, wc’s, bidets, shower trays

– copper and plastic pipes, waste outlets, taps, valves and

pumps

– sealants and adhesives

– associated fixings and fittings

– hand and/or powered tools and ancillary 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, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to install basic

plumbing.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing basic plumbing.

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 in

relation to the work.

5.6 Consult with client regarding protection of property and

belongings.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

installing basic plumbing.

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.

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Title: Installing basic plumbing in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install basic plumbing to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

basic plumbing:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Remove and install kitchen and/or bathroom and/or

bedroom appliances (from the isolation point only) in

compliance with current regulations and contractor’s

working instructions, relating to the following as

appropriate to the installation:

– sinks, basins, baths, wc’s, bidets

– taps, waste services, waste disposal, shower trays

and shower valves

– laundry appliances, dishwashers.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– remove and install: sinks, basins, baths, taps, waste

services, wc’s, bidets, shower trays, shower valves,

pumps, laundry appliances and dishwashers

– carry out bending of copper pipes

– use compression and capillary copper fittings

– use compression, push fit and plastic weld fittings

– connect hot and cold water supplies

– use hand and/or power tools and ancillary

equipment.

7.4 Safely use and store hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when installing basic

plumbing.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when installing basic plumbing.

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Title: Installing basic plumbing in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance

with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for

Construction and the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Kitchen fitter

Bedroom fitter

Bathroom fitter

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

90

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Title: Installing plasterboard linings in the workplace

Unit Number: F/615/1241

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing plasterboard

linings.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments 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, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current guidance/regulations

associated with installing plasterboard linings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing plasterboard

linings.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment, whilst

working:

– in the workplace, 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 installing

plasterboard linings.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when installing

plasterboard linings.

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when installing plasterboard linings

in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools

and equipment

– specific risks to health.

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Title: Installing plasterboard linings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when) health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention

should be used, relating to installing plasterboard

linings, 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

working 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install plasterboard linings.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– wallboards, thermal boards, glass reinforced gypsum

board, bonding compounds, fixings, fittings

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and

materials conform to the specification.

4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.6 Describe potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

install plasterboard linings.

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Title: Installing plasterboard linings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing plasterboard

linings.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 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 plasterboard

linings.

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 plasterboard linings

to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

plasterboard linings:

– measuring, marking out, fitting, finishing,

positioning and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment

7.3 Install plasterboard linings to one of following, including

forming openings and carrying out repairs, to given

working instructions:

– to timber and/or metal (tacking)

– to solid backgrounds by direct bonding (dot and

dab)

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify and follow the installation quality

requirements

– check vertical and horizontal datum

– establish the suitability of the existing substrate

– ensure the use of an appropriate fixing regime

– identify the location of, and work around,

mechanical and electrical services

– install and repair plasterboard linings to timber and

metal (tacking) and by direct bonding to solid

backgrounds (dot and dab)

– form openings

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when installing

plasterboard linings.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when installing plasterboard linings.

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Title: Installing plasterboard linings in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills’ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 120

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Title: Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Unit Number: T/615/2211

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

applying paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

specifications, current regulations, risk assessments,

method statements 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:

– specifications, current legislation, risk assessments,

method statements and manufacturers’ information.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

applying paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents

and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, in confined spaces, at height, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, 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 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

applying paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

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 applying paint systems by brush and/or roller.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when applying paint systems by brush and/or

roller.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to applying paint systems by brush and/or roller, 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).

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Title: Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 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

apply paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

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:

– water-borne and solvent-borne coatings

– primers, intermediate coatings (undercoats) and finishes

(single pack coatings)

– single-product systems (e.g. emulsions, varnishes)

– solvents/thinners

– knotting, proprietary sealers

– brushes, rollers and other associated equipment

– protective sheeting and masking materials

– access equipment

– hand tools and associated 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.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity of materials required

associated with the method/procedure to paint by brush and

roller.

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

applying paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

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.

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Title: Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 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

applying paint systems by

brush and/or roller.

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

apply paint systems by

brush and/or roller to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when applying paint

systems by brush and/or roller:

– mixing, pouring, diluting, loading, laying-on, laying-off and

cutting-in.

7.2 Apply water-borne and/or solvent-borne coatings to internal

and/or external surfaces for industrial and/or non-industrial

situations, to given working instructions, for:

– linear/trim/narrow-runs and broad areas by brush and/or

roller.

7.3 Safely use materials, tools and associated equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when applying paint systems by brush and/or roller.

7.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– establish access requirements

– check suitability of previously prepared surfaces

– prepare and apply water-borne and solvent-borne

coatings by brush and roller

– prepare coatings with activators

– coat broad areas, linear/trim/narrow runs

– test wet and dry film thickness

– identify how atmospheric conditions affect coatings and

their application process

– identify the working life of prepared materials

– use access equipment

– use brushes, rollers and associated tools and equipment.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when applying paint

systems by brush and roller.

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Title: Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.7 Describe how to maintain brushes, rollers and the

associated tools and equipment used when applying

paint systems by brush and/or roller.

Title: Applying paint systems by brush and roller in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed

within the relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction):

The following endorsement required (i.e. own area of work):

Modular or Portable Building

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 73

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Title: Applying coatings by the air spray method in the workplace

Unit Number: H/615/2219

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

applying coatings by the air

spray method.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

specifications, current regulations, risk assessments,

method statements 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:

– specifications, current legislation, risk assessments,

method statements, manufacturers’ information and

paint sprayer’s instructions.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

applying coatings by the air

spray method.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding first aid procedures,

potential accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, in confined spaces, at height, with tools

and equipment, with materials and substances, 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 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and

who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

applying coatings by the air

spray method.

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 applying coatings by the air spray method.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when applying coatings by the air spray method.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to applying coatings by the air spray method, 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).

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Title: Applying coatings by the air spray method in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 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 (including air injection).

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

apply coatings by the air

spray method.

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:

– water-borne and solvent-borne coatings

– masking materials: masking tape, masking paper, dust

sheets, masking shield

– two pack coatings (base, activator and solvents)

– protective sheeting

– access equipment

– hand tools, film thickness gauges and air spray equipment

(high volume low pressure [HVLP]) 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.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity of materials required

associated with the method/procedure to apply coatings by

the air spray method.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

applying coatings by the air

spray method.

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 spraying operations,

general workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

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Title: Applying coatings by the air spray method in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Continued 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

applying coatings by the air

spray method.

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

apply coatings by the air

spray method to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when applying

coatings by the air spray method:

– preparing, loading, protecting, measuring,

assembling, positioning, securing, cleaning and

communicating.

7.2 Set up spray equipment (high volume low pressure [HVLP]

systems) to achieve the finish stated in the given working

instructions, relating to:

– preparing coatings

– loading the system

– monitoring and maintaining supply.

7.3 Apply water-borne and/or solvent-borne coatings by high

volume low pressure [HVLP] air spray systems to given

working instructions for the following:

– broad work

– linear and structural components.

7.4 Check wet film thickness (as specified).

7.5 Shut down and clean out spray equipment to given

working instructions.

7.6 Safely use materials, hand tools, air spray equipment

and ancillary equipment.

7.7 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when applying coatings by the air spray method.

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Title: Applying coatings by the air spray method in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.8 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– establish access requirements

– check suitability of previously prepared surfaces

– provide protection by sheeting, masking and

removing items

– assemble component parts to form spraying

equipment (high volume low pressure [HVLP]

systems)

– prepare coatings: single-pack and two-pack systems

– load, operate, maintain (during use) and monitor

the paint spray equipment

– establish air-change requirements in confined areas

– assemble, set up, operate and shut down spray

equipment

– use correct spray gun technique on broad areas,

angles, linear items and complex structural features

– plan the safeguard of operatives and the general

public from spraying activities

– troubleshoot spray equipment problems

– troubleshoot coating problems

– measure wet and dry film thickness with gauges

– handle coatings that contain activator

– shut down, clean and store equipment

– identify how atmospheric conditions affect coatings

and their application process

– identify the working life of prepared materials

– use access equipment

– use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

7.9 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when applying

coatings by the air spray method.

7.10 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when applying coatings by the air spray method.

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Title: Applying coatings by the air spray method in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed

within the relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Waterborne

Solvent-borne

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 100

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Title: Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the workplace

Unit Number: R/615/2216

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

specifications, current regulations, risk assessments,

method statements 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:

– specifications, current legislation, risk assessments,

method statements, manufacturers’ information and

blast cleaner’s instructions.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding first aid

procedures, potential accidents and health hazards,

whilst working:

– in the workplace, 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

preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment and access

equipment to carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements when

preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when preparing surfaces by abrasive blast

cleaning.

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Title: Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of protection,

should be used, relating to preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning, 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,

leakages or injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

prepare surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

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:

– blast media

– lighting and signage

– protective sheeting and masking materials

– abrasive blast cleaning equipment

– access equipment

– hand tools, surface profile testing equipment and

blast cleaning 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.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity of materials

associated with the method/procedure to prepare

surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning.

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Title: Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

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 blast cleaning

operations, 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

preparing surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning.

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

prepare surfaces by

abrasive blast cleaning to

the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing

surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning:

– assembling, preparing, loading, communicating,

positioning, profiling, filling, checking, fitting, setting-up,

shutting down, protecting and blasting.

7.2 Set up abrasive blast cleaning equipment to given

working instructions.

7.3 Operate blast cleaning equipment to achieve the required

standard as stated in the given working instructions, relating

to the following:

– preparing abrasives

– loading the system

– monitoring and maintaining supply.

7.4 Clean the following to given working instructions with two

types of abrasive media:

– metal surfaces

– concrete or stone or brick surfaces

– broad areas

– complex structural components.

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Title: Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.5 Shut down and clean out the blast cleaning equipment

to given working instructions.

7.6 Dismantle blast cleaning equipment to given working

instructions.

7.7 Safely use hand tools, blast cleaning equipment and

ancillary equipment.

7.8 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning.

7.9 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– establish access requirements

– establish suitable atmospheric conditions

– establish lighting requirements

– mask surfaces

– assemble component parts

– prepare abrasives

– plan the safeguard of operatives and the general

public from blast cleaning activities

– prepare, load, operate, maintain (during use) and

monitor the abrasive blast cleaning equipment

– monitor blast media effect on the surface to achieve

the required standard of surface preparation, profile

and cleanliness

– remove toxic and non-toxic surface layers

– monitor the protective integrity of PPE/RPE during

work

– evaluate contamination/deterioration of newly blast

cleaned surfaces

– close-down, dismantle, clean and store equipment

– use access equipment

– use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

7.10 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when preparing

surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning.

7.11 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning.

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Title: Preparing surfaces by abrasive blast cleaning in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 53

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Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace

Unit Number: A/508/6525

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

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 relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, risk assessments, method

statements (lift plans) 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, method statements,

risk assessments, lift plans, work instructions,

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 Describe 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 regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment 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.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

preparing for and slinging and

signalling loads.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and organisational requirements

when slinging and signalling loads.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when carrying out the slinging and signalling of

loads in relation to at least three of the following:

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of lifting accessories

– safe use of access equipment

– specific risks to health.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to slinging and signalling of loads, 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).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

4.5 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 activities.

5 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources to

prepare for and when slinging

and signalling loads.

5.1 Select resources associated with slinging/signalling in relation

to lifting accessories/aids, hand tools and ancillary

equipment.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

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.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, and

how problems associated with the resources are reported.

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Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Continued 5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

5.6 Describe how to identify weight, 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 preparing to and

slinging and signalling loads.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

6.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.5 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.

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 Describe 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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Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

prepare to and sling and signal

suspended 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, calculating, fitting, fixing,

testing, balancing, interpreting, inspecting, judging, explaining,

preparing, indicating, informing, instructing, signing,

positioning, adjusting, configuring, moving, securing, signalling

and relaying.

8.2 Use and maintain lifting accessories, lifting aids and equipment.

8.3 Inspect and prepare lifting accessories prior to slinging.

8.4 Prepare to and attach suspended loads to lifting equipment, using

appropriate lifting accessories and load securing methods, to given

working instructions for three of the following:

– balanced

– unbalanced

– loose

– bundled

– container

– drum

– a load where the machine operator cannot observe its full

movement path.

8.5 Guide, move and place suspended loads to specified destinations,

using hand signals, to given working instructions for three of the

following:

– balanced

– unbalanced

– loose

– bundled

– container

– drum

– a load where the machine operator cannot observe its full

movement path.

8.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish authority needed to

rectify, to:

– identify the differences between: slinging and signalling,

directing and guiding movement of vehicles, plant and

machinery, and directing and guiding operations of plant and

machinery not being used for lifting operations

– confirm the authority, duties and responsibilities allocated

– identify characteristics of lifting equipment and lifting

accessories

– identify and interpret valid certification for maintenance,

inspection and thorough examination

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Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Continued 8.7 – lift and transfer people

– sling balanced, unbalanced, loose, live, bundled,

container drum loads and loads that are blind to the

equipment operator

– communicate using hand signals, hand signalling

equipment (lights, wands, fluorescent gloves, flags) and

electronic communication equipment (loud hailers,

radios)

– confirm methods of communication

– recognise blind-spots, potential crush zones and other

limitations to driver visibility

– consider the load characteristics including centre of

gravity and lifting points to determine the method of

slinging

– determine and check the route of the load before and

during the lift including distances, clearances and

landing position

8.8 – select, handle, inspect and use (assemble, set up and

adjust) lifting accessories and aids

– identify rejection criteria for removing lifting accessories

from service

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– attach lifting accessories and sling loads securely

– ensure balance and stability of loads

– attach and use load guidance equipment (tag lines)

– guide and place suspended loads by recognised

methods of communication and agreed operational

procedures

– land and position loads safely and securely

– remove and store lifting accessories

– use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

8.9 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when preparing to and slinging

and signalling loads.

8.10 Describe how to maintain the lifting accessories, lifting aids

and signalling and communication equipment used to sling

and signal loads.

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93

Title: Slinging and hand signalling the movement of suspended loads in the

workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with the

ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the

Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a

sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must

use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required (i.e. own area of work):

Slinger/signaller – cold formed steel frame only

Slinger/signaller – modular and portable building only

Slinger/signaller – erection of pre-cast concrete

Sector subject

areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for

use

Shared unit

Unit guided

learning hours

33

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ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

94

Title: Finishing dry lining walls and ceilings in the workplace

Unit Number: A/615/1240

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

finishing dry lining walls and

ceilings.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments 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, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information and current guidance/regulations

associated with finishing dry lining walls and ceilings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

finishing dry lining walls and

ceilings.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment, whilst

working:

– in the workplace, 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 working

practices when finishing dry

lining walls and ceilings.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when finishing dry lining

walls and ceilings.

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when finishing dry lining walls and

ceilings in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools

and equipment

– specific risks to health.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

95

Title: Finishing dry lining walls and ceilings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of prevention, should be used,

relating to finishing dry lining walls and ceilings, and the

types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation and general work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

finish dry lining walls and

ceilings.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– tapes, scrims, angle beads, jointing and finishing

compounds, primers, top coats

– skimming plasters

– clean water, polythene

– hand and/or portable power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and

materials conform to the specification.

4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

finish dry lining walls and ceilings.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

96

Title: Finishing dry lining walls and ceilings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

finishing dry lining walls

and ceilings.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 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

finishing dry lining walls

and ceilings.

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

finish dry lining walls and

ceilings to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when finishing dry

lining walls and ceilings:

– measuring, fitting, applying, finishing, positioning

and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Carry out three of the following to given working

instructions:

– tape and joint by hand and/or mechanical methods

– form internal and external angles

– priming/protection/top coat

– skim plaster finish.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

97

Title: Finishing dry lining walls and ceilings in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify and follow the application quality

requirements

– identify the location of, and work around, electrical

and mechanical services

– tape and joint by hand and mechanical methods

– form internal and external angles

– apply primers, protection coats, top coats

– apply skim plaster finish

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate effectively within a team when finishing

dry lining walls and ceilings.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when finishing dry lining walls and ceilings.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

98

Title: Finishing dry lining walls or and ceilings in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with

the ConstructionSkills Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction

and the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

Three of the following endorsements required:

Tape and joint finishes

Form internal and external angles

Priming/protection topcoat

Skim plaster finishes

Sector subject area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

150

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

99

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Unit Number: M/615/1736

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

erecting precast concrete

structural units.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, digital information,

method statements, risk assessments 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, digital

information and 3D modelling, method statements,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information, Codes

of Practice, official guidance and current regulations

associated with erecting precast concrete structural

units and large format block work.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

erecting precast concrete

structural units.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards, temporary works and the

environment whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement and

storage of materials 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, operative and vehicles.

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

erecting precast concrete structural units and describe

how and when they are used.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

100

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Maintain safe working

practices when erecting

precast concrete structural

units.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when erecting precast

concrete structural units.

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when erecting precast concrete

structural units in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment and working

platforms

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools

and equipment

– specific risks to health.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention

should be used, relating to erecting precast concrete

structural units, 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

working 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 activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

erect precast concrete

structural units.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

precast concrete structural units and fixings, temporary

works equipment, materials, components and fixings,

hand tools, power tools, ancillary equipment and lifting

accessories.

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

101

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– precast concrete structural units and large format block

work

– fittings and fixings

– lifting accessories

– fall prevention systems

– shuttering (formwork and propping)

– jointing materials (adhesives and mortar)

– temporary works equipment

– hand tools, power tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how to confirm that the resources and

materials conform to the specification.

4.4 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.5 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.6 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.7 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method and procedure to

erect precast concrete structural units and large format

block work.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when erecting precast

concrete structural units.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

5.2 Maintain a clear and tidy 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.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

102

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

erecting precast concrete

structural units.

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 productivity targets and time scales

– how times are estimated

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

erect precast concrete

structural units to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when erecting precast

concrete structural units:

– measuring, marking out, lifting, pitching, positioning and

adjusting.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Erect precast concrete and/or large format block work

structural units to given working instructions:

– position structural units

– fix structural units (mechanically and/or jointing

materials, adhesive, grout, mortar)

– shutter (formwork, temporary works) and grout joints

– install reinforcement

– erect temporary propping.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– ensure fall protection safety measures are in place

as specified (e.g. fall protection, safety nets, air

bags, fall arrest systems and fall prevention

systems)

– provide information for Building Information

Modelling(BIM)

– select and use lifting accessories

– support lifting operations

– position precast concrete and large format block

work structural units

– fix precast concrete structural units and large

format block work using mechanical fixing,

adhesives and mortar

– position associated units, e.g. flooring including

floor cassettes, cladding, stairs (concrete, timber

and steel)

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

103

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4

contd

– erect and dismantle temporary formwork

(shutters) and propping

– select and mix jointing materials to specification

(adhesives and mortars)

– install concrete stitching and grouting

– prepare and install expansion joints

– install reinforcement

– form chases and holes for utility services

(pipework, cables and ducting)

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– identify and follow the installation quality

requirements

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant

and machinery

– direct and guide the operations and movement of

plant and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment and working platforms (e.g.

decking systems, access platforms, mobile towers

and other mobile equipment, scaffolding, edge

protection, ladders)

– economise use of water, report leaks and turn taps

off.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and trades

and how to communicate effectively within a team

when erecting precast concrete structural units and

large format block work.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment

used when erecting precast concrete structural units.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

104

Title: Erecting precast concrete structural units in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 150

Assessment hours 20

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

105

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Unit Number: F/616/1705

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements,

risk assessments 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, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information, oral and written procedures, site

inductions, current regulations governing buildings

and official guidance associated with the installation

of sheeting and cladding systems.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment, whilst

working:

– in the workplace, in confined spaces, at height, with

tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement and storage of

materials, by manual handling and mechanical lifting

and with mechanical access equipment.

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 report.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when installing sheeting

and cladding systems on roofs and walls.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

106

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 Continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs and walls in relation to the

following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools

and equipment

– specific risks to health

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention,

should be used, relating to installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs and walls, 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)

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries, falls, rescue procedures and other task-related

activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install sheeting and cladding

systems on roofs and walls.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– fixings, fasteners, flashings, fittings, halters, spacer

systems and clips,

– insulation, vapour control, separation and breather

membranes

– sealants and fillers

– metal and translucent sheets, built up, standing

seam, secret fix, composite panels, decking panels

and fibre cement systems

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

107

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Continued 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 method of work.

4.6 Describe the methods of calculating quantity, length,

area and wastage associated with the method and

procedure to install sheeting and cladding systems on

roofs and walls.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

installing sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Prevent 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 sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls.

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.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

108

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install sheeting and

cladding systems on roofs

and walls to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls:

– measuring, setting out, adjusting, aligning, levelling

plumb, fitting, fixing and finishing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Install sheeting and cladding materials to roofs and

walls, to include flashings, openings, vents, up-stands,

protrusions and penetrations to given working

instructions for one of the following systems:

– built-up

– standing seam

– secret fix

– composite panel

– fibre-cement

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify installation quality requirements

– conform to agreed specifications

– conform to manufacturers’ installation criteria

– identify, recognise and work to gridlines and

datum marks

– position and secure fixings, halters, spacers, clips,

fittings and sheets

– deal with damaged and incorrect sheeting,

cladding materials and resources

– install built up, standing seam, secret fix,

composite panels and fibre cement systems

– install decking and structural panels

– maintain the integrity of surfaces, backgrounds,

sheets and panels

– position and secure vents

– install insulation

– measure, cut, fit, shape and fix flashing materials

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

109

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Continued 7.4

contd

– install translucent sheets, condensation and

vapour control materials

– form and shape components for openings, vents,

up-stands, protrusions and penetrations

– ensure the integrity of joints, overlaps and

interface details

– apply sealants and install fillers to ensure water

and airtight seals

– check quality and suitability of work on

completion and at the end of each working period

– recognise and determine when additional

specialist skills and knowledge are required and

report accordingly

– work from mobile elevating work platforms

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant

and machinery

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when installing

sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls.

7.6 Describe how and when to maintain the tools and

equipment used when installing sheeting and cladding

systems on roofs and walls.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

110

Title: Installing sheeting and cladding systems on roofs and walls in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance with

the ConstructionSkills ‘Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction

and the Built Environment..

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured

Assemblies (Construction):

The following endorsement required (i.e. own area of work):

Cold Formed Steel Frame

Plus one of the following endorsements required:

Built up

Standing seam

Secrete fix

Composite panel

Fibre-cement

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

67

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

111

Title: Preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall cladding systems in the

workplace

Unit Number: L/616/1707

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules method statements,

risk assessments 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, method

statements, risk assessments, manufacturers’

information, current regulations governing buildings

and official guidance associated with preparing

backing walls and installing support systems to

receive rainscreen wall cladding systems.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents, health hazards and the environment whilst

working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, in confined

spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with

materials and substances, with movement and

storage of materials, by manual handling and

mechanical lifting and with mechanical access

equipment.

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

preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

3.1 Use safe and healthy control equipment safely and

comply with the methods of work to carry out the

activity in accordance with current legislation and

organisational requirements when preparing backing

walls to receive rainscreen wall cladding systems.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

3 continued 3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall cladding systems. in relation to

the following:

– safe use of access equipment

– safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools

and associated equipment

– specific risks to health.

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of prevention,

should be used, relating to preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall cladding systems, 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).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries, falls, rescue procedures and other task-related

activities.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

prepare backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components and specialised fixings for

compatible materials, tools and equipment, access

equipment.

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in

relation to:

– fixings, fasteners, flashings, fittings, halters carriers,

rails, brackets and spacer systems

– insulation, vapour control, separation and breather

membranes, primers, cleaning agents, sealing

tapes, sealants and fillers

– hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 continued 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.

4.6 Describe the methods of calculating quantity, length,

area and wastage associated with the method and

procedure to prepare backing walls to receive

rainscreen wall cladding systems.

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and

surrounding area when

preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage

in accordance with safe working practices and

organisational procedures.

5.2 Prevent 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

preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

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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Title: Preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall cladding systems in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

prepare backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing

backing walls to receive rainscreen wall cladding

systems:

– measuring, marking out, cutting, levelling, plumb,

adjusting, fitting, positioning, fixing and securing.

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment.

7.3 Prepare backing walls and install rainscreen wall

cladding vertical and horizontal support systems to

given working instructions.

7.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

– identify installation quality requirements

– conform to agreed specification

– confirm manufacturers’ installation criteria

– assess suitability of backing walls

– check currency of calibration for levelling

equipment

– identify datum, establish, work to and transfer

levels and plumb lines

– install proprietary vertical and horizontal support

systems

– install bespoke vertical and horizontal support

systems

– measure, mark out and cut supports to form

internal and external angles

– form opening reveals

– adjust, fit, position, fix and secure brackets and

fixing components for rainscreen wall cladding

support systems

– install insulation, fire stops, breather membranes

and vapour control layers

– check quality and suitability of work on completion

and at the end of each working period

– recognise and determine when additional

specialist skills and knowledge are required and

report accordingly

– determine specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and

historical significance

– work with, around and in close proximity to plant

and machinery

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7 continued 7.4

contd

– work from mobile elevating work platforms

– use hand tools, portable power tools and

equipment

– work at height

– use access equipment

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall

cladding systems.

7.6 Describe how and when to maintain the tools and

equipment used when preparing backing walls to

receive rainscreen wall cladding systems.

Title: Preparing backing walls to receive rainscreen wall cladding systems in the

workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills ‘Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment’.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 67

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116

Title: Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Unit Number: K/508/4648

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation and using scissortype MEWPs to access areas

to carry out the work.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, method statements, risk

assessments 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, method statements,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information and current

regulations governing the operation of plant and

machinery used as work platforms.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which accessing operations

using scissor-type MEWPs 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 Describe how to organise resources prior to and during

accessing operations.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when carrying out

accessing operations using

scissor-type MEWPs.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment 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.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

preparing for and carrying out

accessing operations using

scissor-type MEWPs.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and organisational requirements

during accessing operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when carrying out accessing operations using

scissor-type MEWPs in relation to two or more of the

following:

– safe use and storage of plant or machinery

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– specific risks to health.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to accessing operations, 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).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

4.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries, other taskrelated activities and rescue plans.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to prepare for

and carry out accessing

operations using scissor-type

MEWPs.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with scissor-type

MEWPs in relation to consumables, materials, tools, ancillary

equipment and/or accessories.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources, and

how they should be used correctly, relating to:

– consumables, lubricants and fuels

– attachments and accessing aids

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

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Title: Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

5.6 Describe how to identify weight, quantity, length and area

associated with the method/procedures to operate scissortype mobile elevating work platforms used for accessing

operations.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when preparing to and

accessing work areas.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

6.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.5 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.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to and accessing work areas

using scissor-type MEWPs.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

7.2 Describe 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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Title: Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Comply with the given

contract information to access

areas to carry out work using

scissor-type MEWPs to the

required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing for and

accessing work areas using scissor-type MEWPs:

– checking, setting up, adjusting, communicating,

manoeuvring, positioning, accessing and setting down.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

8.3 Prepare for, position, set up and operate scissor-type MEWPs

to access working areas, at various locations, to given

working instructions.

8.4 Shut down and secure scissor-type MEWPs.

8.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish authority needed

to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the scissor-type MEWP

used for accessing work

– identify valid certification for maintenance, inspection

and thorough examination

– carry out function checks for accessing operation

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational requirements

– carry out pre-operational checks for obstructions,

stability, and ground conditions affecting the work and

surrounding area

– identify and remain aware of the area of operation to

include potential entrapment situations

– use fall prevention equipment

– check to avoid damage to structures and utilities service

apparatus

8.6 – position and secure MEWP for accessing operations

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– operate, manoeuvre, position, set down and secure

– operate and travel on the public highway

– shut down and secure the MEWP

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

8.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when preparing to

and carrying out accessing operations.

8.8 Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery, hand

tools, ancillary equipment used to access working areas.

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Title: Preparing and operating scissor-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector subject areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning hours 40

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121

Title: Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Unit Number: M/506/4649

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation and using boomtype MEWPs to access areas

to carry out the work.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, method statements, risk

assessments 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, method statements,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information and current

regulations governing the operation of plant and

machinery used as work platforms.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which accessing operations

using boom-type MEWPs 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 Describe how to organise resources prior to and during

accessing operations.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when carrying out

accessing operations using

boom-type MEWPs.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment 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.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

preparing for and carrying out

accessing operations using

boom-type MEWPs.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and organisational requirements

during accessing operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when carrying out accessing operations using

boom-type MEWPs in relation to two or more of the

following:

– safe use and storage of plant or machinery

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– specific risks to health.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to accessing operations, 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).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

4.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries, other taskrelated activities and rescue plans.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to prepare for

and carry out accessing

operations using boom-type

MEWPs.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with boom-type

MEWPs in relation to consumables, materials, tools, ancillary

equipment and/or accessories.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources, and

how they should be used correctly, relating to:

– consumables, lubricants and fuels

– attachments and accessing aids

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

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workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

5.6 Describe how to identify weight, quantity, length and area

associated with the method/procedures to operate boomtype mobile elevating work platforms used for accessing

operations.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when preparing to and

accessing work areas.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

6.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.5 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.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to and accessing work areas

using boom-type MEWPs.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

7.2 Describe 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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Title: Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP) in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Comply with the given

contract information to access

areas to carry out work using

boom-type MEWPs to the

required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing for and

accessing work areas using boom-type MEWPs:

– checking, setting up, adjusting, communicating,

manoeuvring, positioning, accessing and setting down.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

8.3 Prepare for, position, set up and operate boom-type MEWPs

to access working areas, at various locations, to given

working instructions.

8.4 Shut down and secure boom-type MEWPs.

8.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish authority needed

to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the boom-type MEWP used

for accessing work

– identify valid certification for maintenance, inspection

and thorough examination

– carry out function checks for accessing operation

– prepare,set up and adjust for operational requirements

– carry out pre-operational checks for obstructions,

stability, and ground conditions affecting the work and

surrounding area

– identify and remain aware of the area of operation to

include potential entrapment situations

– use fall prevention equipment

8.6 – check to avoid damage to structures and utilities service

apparatus

– position and secure MEWP for accessing operations

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– operate, manoeuvre, position, set down and secure

– operate and travel on the public highway

– shut down and secure the MEWP

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

8.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when preparing to

and carrying out accessing operations.

8.8 Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery, hand

tools, ancillary equipment used to access working areas.

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Title: Preparing and operating boom-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in accordance

with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for

Construction and the Built Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience

and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge,

and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site

Manufactured Assemblies (Construction):

One of the following endorsements required:

Mobile elevated working platform boom vehicle mounted

Mobile elevated working platform boom self-propelled

Sector subject areas 5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided learning

hours

47

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Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

126

Title: Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

in the workplace

Unit Number: T/508/6510

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation and using mast

climber-type MEWPs to access

areas to carry out the work.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, method statements, risk

assessments 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, method statements,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information and current

regulations governing the operation of plant and

machinery used as work platforms.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which accessing operations

using mast climber-type

MEWPs 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 Describe how to organise resources prior to and during

accessing operations.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when carrying out

accessing operations using

mast climber-type MEWPs.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents,

health hazards and the environment 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.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

preparing for and carrying out

accessing operations using

mast climber-type MEWPs.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and organisational requirements

during accessing operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when carrying out accessing operations using mast

climber-type MEWPs in relation to two or more of the

following:

– safe use and storage of plant or machinery

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– specific risks to health.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to accessing operations, 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).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

4.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries, other taskrelated activities and rescue plans.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to prepare for

and carry out accessing

operations using mast climbertype MEWPs.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with mast climbertype MEWPs in relation to consumables, materials, tools,

ancillary equipment and/or accessories.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources, and

how they should be used correctly, relating to:

– consumables, lubricants and fuels

– attachments and accessing aids

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, how

problems associated with the resources are reported.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 continued 5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work.

5.6 Describe how to identify weight, quantity, length and area

associated with the method/procedures to operate mast

climber-type mobile elevating work platforms used for

accessing operations.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when preparing to and

accessing work areas.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

6.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

6.5 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.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to and accessing work areas

using mast climber-type

MEWPs.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

7.2 Describe 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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Title: Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms (MEWP)

in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Comply with the given

contract information to access

areas to carry out work using

mast climber-type MEWPs to

the required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing for and

accessing work areas using mast climber-type MEWPs:

– checking, setting up, adjusting, communicating,

manoeuvring, positioning, accessing and setting down.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

8.3 Prepare for, position, set up and operate mast climber-type

MEWPs to access working areas, at various locations, to given

working instructions.

8.4 Shut down and secure mast climber-type MEWPs.

8.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish authority needed

to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the mast climber-type

MEWP used for accessing work

– identify valid certification for maintenance, inspection

and thorough examination

– carry out function checks for accessing operation

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational requirements

– carry out pre-operational checks for obstructions,

stability, and ground conditions affecting the work and

surrounding area

– identify and remain aware of the area of operation to

include potential entrapment situations

– use fall prevention equipment

– check to avoid damage to structures and utilities service

apparatus

– position and secure MEWP for accessing operations

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– operate, manoeuvre, position, set down and secure

– operate and travel on the public highway

– shut down and secure the MEWP

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

8.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when preparing to

and carrying out accessing operations.

8.7 Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery, hand

tools, ancillary equipment used to access working areas.

Units – Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

ProQual, July 2018

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Construction using Off-site Manufactured Assemblies (Construction)

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Title: Preparing and operating mast climber-type mobile elevating work platforms

(MEWP) in the workplace

Additional information about this unit

Assessment Guidance This unit must be assessed in a work environment and in

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

 

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