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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Directional Drilling Operations (Construction)

qualification provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the

construction and the built environment sector, who may be involved in drilling holes for the

installation of pipes, conduits and cables where open cut techniques cannot be used. It is

designed to assess occupational competence in the workplace where candidates are

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

industry.

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);

It is also endorsed by the sector body for construction – CITB.

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 Directional Drilling Operations

(Construction)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Directional Drilling

Operations (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 603/0363/3

Level 2

Total Qualification Time 600-690 hours (234-470 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 29/08/16

Qualification end date

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete the three Mandatory units, plus the

Mandatory/Optional Units from one of the pathways.

Pathway 1: Driller

Pathway 2: Fluid Operative

Pathway 3: Drilling Rig Erector

Pathway 4: Guidance Operative

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

Mandatory units for all Pathways (this information is also included in the Pathway details

from page 5).

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Unit Ref.

H/615/2740 Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the

workplace

2 D9

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

workplace

1 641

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

workplace

2 642

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Pathway 1: Driller

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Unit Ref.

H/615/2740 Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the

workplace

2 D9

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

workplace

1 641

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

workplace

2 642

K/615/2741 Drilling and completing holes to the drilling specification

programme in the workplace

2 D14

T/615/2743 Carrying out checks and/or basic maintenance on plant or

machinery in the workplace

2 299

Pathway 2: Fluid Operative

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Unit Ref.

H/615/2740 Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the

workplace

2 D9

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

workplace

1 641

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

workplace

2 642

D/615/0114 Carrying out mud, slurry or fluid plant operations in the

workplace

2 233

F/615/2745 Operating drilling rigs to construct and form in the

workplace

2 390Cv2

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Pathway 3: Drilling Rig Erector

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Unit Ref.

H/615/2740 Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the

workplace

2 D9

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

workplace

1 641

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

workplace

2 642

F/508/6588 Erecting and dismantling plant – cranes and rigs – in the

workplace

2 404v2

F/615/2745 Operating drilling rigs to construct and form in the

workplace

2 390Cv2

Pathway 4: Guidance Operative

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Unit Ref.

H/615/2740 Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the

workplace

2 D9

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

workplace

1 641

T/5087/6538 Confirming to productive working practices in the

workplace

2 642

L/615/2747 Operating guidance systems to form bored, driven or

drilled holes in the workplace

2 D19

F/615/2745 Operating drilling rigs to construct and form in the

workplace

2 390Cv2

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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

Construction Skills’ 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 10.

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 Directional Drilling Operations (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.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit H/615/2740

Contributing to the Specified Drilling Programme in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information and the work

programme when

contributing to the specified

drilling programme.

1.1 Interpret information and instructions accurately in

relation to the work programme from drawings,

instructions, method statements, specifications,

schedules and manufacturer’s information.

1.2 Refer to and agree any departures from information

and instructions with the authorised person.

1.3 State the approved procedures and practices

relevant to the operations, work activity and

workplace environment, relating to:

– organisational

– regulatory

– emergency

– operational.

1.4 Describe different types of information and

instructions in relation to the specified work activity

including drawings, instructions, specifications,

method statements, schedules and manufacturer’s

information.

1.5 Assess and communicate the impact that the

pending work activity will have on the personnel and

property in accordance with organisational

procedures.

2 Prepare for the work when

contributing to the specified

drilling programme.

2.1 Carry out preparation work using appropriate and

agreed work methods, technical information and

instructions when preparing for the specified drilling

programme in accordance with approved

procedures and practices.

2.2 Confirm resources appropriate to contributing to

the specified drilling programme are available and

ready for use in accordance with the work

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

requirement and approved procedures and

practices, in relation to:

– materials, components and fixings

– machinery, tools and equipment.

2.3 Describe the different types of materials,

components, tools and equipment relevant to the

work activity, in relation to:

– drilling rigs

– hand and/or powered tools, machinery and

ancillary equipment.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when contributing

to the specified drilling

programme.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely to

carry out the work in accordance with approved

procedures and practices and in compliance with

current statutory requirements when contributing

to the specified drilling programme.

3.2 Describe their responsibilities under the current

health and safety statutory regulations whilst

working:

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

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials

and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

3.3 Demonstrate that safety is not compromised and

further clarification is sought if any information is

unclear.

3.4 Record and report any defects and deficiencies to

the appropriate authorised person, in accordance

with the organisational and operational procedures.

3.5 Identify potential hazards and/or adverse conditions

that could affect the work and agree a suitable

action with the appropriate person(s).

3.6 Outline potential hazards and/or adverse conditions

that could impact on the work activity.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.7 Refer any problems and/or conditions outside their

level of responsibility arising from information,

resources and methods of work to the appropriate

authorised person.

4 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work, surrounding

area and environment when

contributing to the specified

drilling programme.

4.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

4.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.

4.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions.

4.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

4.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance.

5 Implement and maintain the

specified work activity to

the given requirements

when contributing to the

specified drilling

programme.

5.1 Prepare resources to the given requirements and

work instructions, using appropriate communication

methods and in accordance with the specified work

programme, agreed standards and approved

procedures and practices to form bored and/or

driven holes, and/or specialist works.

5.2 Describe the standards, work methods and different

communication methods relevant to preparing for

and forming a hole in accordance with approved

procedures and practices in relation to one or more

of the following drilling methods:

– cable percussive

– rotary

– rotary percussive

– dynamic sampling

5.3 Safely use and store hand tools, machinery and

ancillary equipment relevant to the work activity

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

and in accordance with approved procedures and

practices.

5.4 Work effectively as an individual and/or as part of a

team when contributing to the specified drilling

programme.

5.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when contributing to

the specified drilling programme.

5.6 Describe how to care for the tools, machinery and

equipment used when contributing to the specified

drilling programme.

5.7 Maintain records in accordance with operational

and organisational requirements when contributing

to the specified drilling programme.

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Unit M/508/6537

Conforming to General Health, Safety and Welfare in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Comply with all workplace

health, safety and welfare

legislation requirements.

1.1 Comply with information from workplace

inductions and any health, safety and welfare

briefings attended relevant to the occupational

area.

1.2 Use health and safety control equipment

safely to carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements.

1.3 Comply with statutory requirements, safety

notices and warning notices displayed within the

workplace and/or on equipment.

1.4 State why and when health and safety control

equipment, identified by the principles of

protection, should be used relating to types,

purpose and limitations of each type, the work

situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

1.5 State how the health and safety control

equipment relevant to the work should be used

in accordance with the given instructions.

1.6 State which types of health, safety and welfare

legislation, notices and warning signs are

relevant to the occupational area and associated

equipment.

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

2.1 Report any hazards created by changing

circumstances within the workplace in

accordance with organisational procedures.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

and report them in accordance

with organisational procedures.

2.2 List typical hazards associated with the work

environment and occupational area in relation to

resources, substances, asbestos, equipment,

obstructions, storage, services and work

activities.

2.3 List the current Health and Safety Executive top

ten safety risks.

2.4 List the current Health and Safety Executive top

five health risks.

2.5 State how changing circumstances within the

workplace could cause hazards.

2.6 State the methods used for reporting changed

circumstances, hazards and incidents in the

workplace.

3 Comply with organisational

policies and procedures to

contribute to health, safety and

welfare.

3.1 Interpret and comply with given instructions to

maintain safe systems of work and quality

working practices.

3.2 Contribute to discussions by offering/providing

feedback relating to health, safety and welfare.

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.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.7 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers

relevant to the work.

3.8 State how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers are used in accordance with

legislation and official guidance.

4 Work responsibly to contribute

to workplace health, safety and

welfare whilst carrying out work

in the relevant occupational

area.

4.1 Demonstrate behaviour which shows personal

responsibility for general workplace health,

safety and welfare.

4.2 State how personal behaviour demonstrates

responsibility for general workplace health,

safety and welfare, in relation to:

– recognising when to stop work in the face of

serious and imminent danger to self and/or

others

– contributing to discussions and providing

feedback

– reporting changed circumstances and

incidents in the workplace

– complying with the environmental

requirements of the workplace.

4.3 Give examples of how the behaviour and actions

of individuals could affect others within the

workplace.

5 Comply with and support all

organisational security

arrangements and approved

procedures.

5.1 Provide appropriate support for security

arrangements in accordance with approved

procedures:

– during the working day

– on completion of the day’s work

– for unauthorised personnel (other operatives

and the general public)

– for theft.

5.2 State how security arrangements are

implemented in relation to the workplace, the

general public, site personnel and resources.

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Unit T/508/6538

Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Communicate with others

to establish productive

work practices.

1.1 Communicate in an appropriate manner with line

management, colleagues and/or customers to ensure

that work is carried out productively.

1.2 Describe the different methods of communicating

with line management, colleagues and customers.

1.3 Describe how to use different methods of

communication to ensure that the work carried out is

productive.

2 Follow organisational

procedures to plan the

sequence of work.

2.1 Interpret relevant information from organisational

procedures in order to plan the sequence of work.

2.2 Plan the sequence of work, using appropriate

resources, in accordance with organisational

procedures to ensure work is completed productively.

2.3 Describe how organisational procedures are applied

to ensure work is planned and carried out

productively, in relation to:

– using resources for own and other’s work

requirements

– allocating appropriate work to employees

– organising the work sequence

– reducing carbon emissions.

2.4 Describe how to contribute to zero/low carbon work

outcomes within the built environment.

3 Maintain relevant records

in accordance with the

organisational procedures.

3.1 Complete relevant documentation according to the

occupation as required by the organisation.

3.2 Describe how to complete and maintain

documentation in accordance with organisational

procedures, in relation to:

– job cards

– worksheets

– material/resource lists

– time sheets.

3.3 Explain the reasons for ensuring documentation is

completed clearly and within given timescales.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4 Maintain good working

relationships when

conforming to productive

working practices.

4.1 Carry out work productively, to the agreed

specification, in conjunction with line management,

colleagues, customers and/or other relevant people

involved in the work to maintain good working

relationships.

4.2 Apply the principles of equality and diversity and

respect the needs of individuals when communicating

and working with others.

4.3 Describe how to maintain good working relationships,

in relation to:

– individuals

– customer and operative

– operative and line management

– own and other occupations.

4.4 Describe why it is important to work effectively with

line management, colleagues and customers.

4.5 Describe how working relationships could have an

effect on productive working.

4.6 Describe how to apply principles of equality and

diversity when communicating and working with

others.

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Unit K/615/2741

Drilling and Completing Holes to the Drilling Specification

Programme in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the work when

drilling and completing holes to

the drilling specification

programme.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from the

drilling specification, plans, drawings, sketches,

symbols and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 State the approved procedures and practices

relevant to the operations, work activity and

workplace environment, relating to:

– organisational

– regulatory

– emergency

– operational.

1.3 Describe different types of information, their

source and how they are interpreted in relation

to plans, drawings, sketches, symbols,

terminology and manufacturers’ information.

1.4 Describe the content of the drilling specification

for the work to be carried out.

1.5 State the manufacturer’s recommendations in

relation to:

– positioning and stabilising the drilling

equipment

– drill rig operations.

2 Determine the position of the

hole(s) when drilling and

completing holes to the drilling

specification programme.

2.1 Determine the position of the hole(s) in

compliance with the specification and in

accordance with operational requirements.

2.2 Check that the drilling specification is accurate

and appropriate to the designated area and

drilling requirement.

2.3 Describe the correlation of plans with datum

points.

2.4 Check site conditions thoroughly in accordance

with approved procedures and practices and

report any variations to the appropriate person.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.5 Describe site conditions that could require a

modification to the drilling specification.

2.6 Describe how to determine the position and

inclination of the hole(s) when using methods to

measure, mark out and set out holes.

2.7 Promptly clarify any ambiguities in the drilling

specification with the appropriate person(s).

2.8 Describe the effects of any errors in the

positioning of the hole(s) and the acceptable

tolerance limits for setting out holes.

3 Maintain safe working practices

when drilling and completing

holes to the drilling

specification programme.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) to carry

out work safely and efficiently in accordance with

approved procedures and practices, and in

compliance with current statutory requirements

when drilling and completing holes to the drilling

specification programme.

3.2 Comply with risk and/or COSHH assessments to

avoid hazards when drilling and completing holes

to the drilling specification programme.

3.3 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

drilling and completing holes to the drilling

specification programme, and the types, purpose

and limitations of each type.

3.4 Describe their responsibilities under the current

health and safety statutory requirements, whilst

working:

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

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

3.5 Safely use and store hand tools and/or portable

power tools, machinery and ancillary equipment.

3.6 Describe how to care for tools and equipment

used when drilling and completing holes to the

drilling specification programme.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.7 Recognise adverse ground conditions and take

appropriate action in accordance with

operational requirements.

3.8 Describe the potential dangers and effects of

adverse environmental, site and ground

conditions when:

– determining the position of the hole(s)

– positioning and stabilising the drilling

equipment

– drilling the hole(s).

3.9 Refer any problems and/or conditions outside

their level of responsibility to the appropriate

authorised person.

4 Position and orientate the

drilling rig to drill and complete

holes to the drilling

specification programme.

4.1 Check that the ground location and conditions

for the drilling work is suitable and stable for the

positioning and orientation of the rig.

4.2 Accurately position and stabilise the drilling rig at

the specified location of the hole in compliance

with the specification, and in accordance with

approved procedures and practices.

4.3 Describe how to check that the ground

conditions for the drilling work is suitable and

stable for the position and orientation of the

drilling rig.

4.4 Set the drill accurately at the specified inclination

and direction in compliance with the drilling

specification.

4.5 Describe the types and uses of devices for

measuring the angle and direction of drilling.

5 Drill holes to the drilling

specification programme.

5.1 Drill holes in the ground to the required depths

and angles as specified in the drilling

specification using all or any of the following

standard or specialist items:

– tripod

– cable percussion

– rotary

– dynamic sampling

– rotary percussive

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– vibration.

5.2 Describe the different types of drilling action and

varying feed requirement.

5.3 Describe the different types of tools and

equipment and the different types of techniques

and procedures used when drilling holes to the

drilling specification.

5.4 Check gauges, monitoring and warning devices,

constantly and accurately, and take prompt

appropriate action when required.

5.5 Describe the drilling equipment gauges,

monitoring and warning devices used when

drilling holes to the drilling specification and

explain why they should be constantly checked

for accuracy.

5.6 Identify, isolate and immobilise any faulty drilling

equipment and components and report faults to

the appropriate person.

5.7 Describe the wear, tolerance and clearance

requirements in relation to all in-hole drilling

equipment.

5.8 Identify and record in the driller’s log any

changes in the condition and strata of the hole.

6 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work, surrounding area,

environment and equipment

when drilling and completing

holes to the drilling

specification programme.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

6.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work

space.

6.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and

the purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and

adverse weather conditions.

6.4 Dispose of waste and carry out flushing activities

in accordance with approved procedures and

practices.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out in relation to the work.

6.6 Describe the actions and equipment that are

required to efficiently remove cuttings.

7 Complete the hole(s) to the

drilling specification

programme.

7.1 Demonstrate and confirm that the hole(s) is

completed to the required specification,

operation is concluded and plant/equipment is

shut-down in accordance with instructions and

operational requirements.

7.2 Describe the methods used to verify that a drilled

hole meets the required specification.

7.3 Describe how to identify and deal with any faults

and defects in plant and equipment.

7.4 Describe the documentation required and how it

should be completed following completion of the

work.

7.5 State the given instructions for completing and

handing over the work site.

7.6 Maintain records of the work carried out in

accordance with organisational procedures and

requirements.

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Unit T/615/2743

Carrying Out Checks and/or Basic Maintenance on Plant or

Machinery in the Workplace

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

1 Work safely at all times when carrying

out checks and/or basic maintenance

on plant or machinery.

1.1 Comply with current legislation, Approved

Codes of Practice and organisational

procedures.

1.2 Use personal protective equipment (PPE)

safely to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and

organisational requirements when carrying

out checks and/or basic maintenance on

plant or machinery.

1.3 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating

to the carrying out of checks and/or basic

maintenance on plant or machinery, and

the types, purpose and limitations of each

type.

1.4 Safely use, store and secure hand tools and

ancillary equipment.

2 Know how to comply with relevant

health and safety legislation and

official guidance when carrying out

checks and/or basic maintenance on

plant or machinery.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under

current legislation and official guidance

whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at

height, with tools, plant or machinery and

equipment, with materials and substances,

with movement/storage of materials and

by manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the reasons for devising and

complying with risk and COSHH

assessments and how this can encourage

safe working practices.

2.3 Describe the organisational security

procedures for tools, equipment and

personal belongings.

2.4 State what the accident reporting

procedures are and who is responsible for

making reports.

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

2.5 State how hazards and emergencies should

be responded to in accordance with

organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

3 Follow the relevant maintenance

schedules for the required work when

carrying out checks and/or basic

maintenance on plant or machinery.

3.1 Interpret and extract information from

specifications, schedules, organisational

procedures and manufacturers’

information relating to the work being

carried out.

3.2 State the organisational procedures

developed to report and rectify

inappropriate information and unsuitable

resources and how they are implemented.

3.3 Describe different types of checks and

maintenance information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– specifications, schedules, manufacturers’

information and organisational

procedures.

3.4 Describe the organisational procedures to

solve problems with the information and

why it is important they are followed.

4 Carry out checks and/or basic

maintenance activities within the

limits of their personal authority in

the specified sequence and agreed

time scale.

4.1 Demonstrate the following work skills

when carrying out checks and/or basic

maintenance on plant or machinery:

– replenishing, replacing, applying,

lubricating, cleaning and securing.

4.2 Carry out operator checks and/or basic

maintenance tasks on standard or

specialised plant or machinery to given

working instructions as directed by the

employer/ supervisor or authorised

person.

4.3 Describe how to follow maintenance

authorisation, apply safe work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and

establish the authority and responsibility

needed to:

– clean and prepare areas and components

for maintenance

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

– replenish fuels, lubricants, fluids and

coolants

– replace parts

– recycle components

– fit fastening systems, pins, bolts, nuts,

washers and consumable items

– complete functional checks in

accordance with equipment operating and

care and control procedures

– complete reports and records

– use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

4.4 Complete the checks and/or basic

maintenance activities within the

estimated allocated time and to the

required standards and accuracy.

4.5 State the needs of other occupations and

how to communicate within a team when

carrying out checks and/or basic

maintenance on plant or machinery.

4.6 Describe how maintain the tools and

equipment used when carrying out checks

and/or basic maintenance on plant or

machinery.

5 Report any instances where the

maintenance activities cannot be fully

met or where there are identified

defects outside the planned schedule

when carrying out checks and/or

basic maintenance on plant or

machinery.

5.1 Report problems and defects beyond their

area of responsibility.

5.2 Describe the different ways that problems

with maintenance procedures and

problems associated with resources can be

reported.

6 Complete relevant maintenance

records accurately and pass them on

to the appropriate person when

carrying out checks and/or basic

maintenance on plant or machinery.

6.1 Record and report maintenance tasks in

accordance with organisational procedures

and manufacturer’s requirements.

6.2 State the procedure to complete checks

and maintenance records and what the

reporting lines and procedures are within

the organisation.

7 Dispose of waste materials in

accordance with safe working

7.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area

from damage.

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

practices and approved procedures

when carrying out checks and/or

basic maintenance on plant or

machinery.

7.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean

work space.

7.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with

legislation.

7.4 Describe what the waste disposal

procedures are, and how and why the

disposal of waste should be carried out

safely and how it is achieved.

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Unit D/615/0114

Carrying Out Mud, Slurry or Fluid Plant Operations in the

Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given information

relating to the work and

resources when carrying out

mud, slurry or fluid plant

operations.

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings,

instructions, method statements, 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, instructions, specifications, method

statements, schedules and manufacturers’

information.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when carrying out

mud, slurry or fluid plant

operations.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, at

height, with tools and equipment, with materials

and substances, with movement/storage of

materials and by manual handling and

mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures

for tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and

operative.

2.3 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

3 Maintain safe working practices

when carrying out mud, slurry

or fluid plant operations.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely

to carry out the activity in accordance with

legislation and organisational requirements

when carrying out mud, slurry or fluid plant

operations.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Explain why and when personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

carrying out mud, slurry or fluid plant operations

and the types, purpose and limitations of each

type.

3.3 State how emergencies should be responded to

in accordance with organisational authorisation

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for the

methods of work to carrying

out mud, slurry or fluid plant

operations.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations and defects associated with the

resources in relation to:

– mud, slurry or fluid plant

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.2 Select resources associated with own work in

relation to materials, components, fixings, tools,

plant and ancillary equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used

correctly, how problems associated with the

resources are reported and how the

organisational procedures are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and method of work.

4.5 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area

and wastage associated with the

method/procedure to carry out mud, slurry or

fluid plant operations.

5 Minimise the risk of damage to

the work and surrounding area

when carrying out mud, slurry

or fluid plant operations.

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, others involved with the

work and adverse weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be

carried out in relation to the work.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when carrying

out mud, slurry or fluid plant

operations.

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 carry out mud,

slurry or fluid plant operations

to the required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

carrying out mud, slurry or fluid plant operations:

– preparing, setting up, connecting, checking,

maintaining, mixing, monitoring, testing,

pumping, cleaning, adjusting, and recording.

7.2 Install, operate and maintain mud, slurry or fluid

plant to given working instructions in one of the

following operations:

– piling

– tunnelling

– drilling.

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish

the authority needed to rectify them, to:

– prepare the area allocated for the plant and

ancillary equipment

– set up, assemble and check the integrity of

plant and ancillary equipment, including the

connection of hoses, valves and items of plant

for delivery, extraction, recycling and disposal of

mud, slurry or fluids

– mix mud, slurry or fluids in accordance with

manufacturer’s recommendations

– monitor the pumping process and make

appropriate adjustments in order to maintain

operational efficiency

– test the viscosity and density of the mud, slurry

or fluid

– complete records of the process

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– use hand tools, power tools, plant and ancillary

equipment.

7.4 Safely use and store hand tools, plant and

ancillary equipment.

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when carrying out

mud, slurry or fluid plant operations.

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools, plant and

equipment used when carrying out mud, slurry

or fluid plant operations.

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Unit F/615/2745

Operating drilling rigs to construct and form in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

use of drilling rigs to carry

out constructing and forming

operations.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, 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 drilling rigs for construction and

formation work.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which constructing and

forming operations using

drilling rigs 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 drilling operations.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

carrying out constructing and

forming operations using

drilling rigs.

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

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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.

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

carrying out constructing and

forming operations using

drilling rigs.

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 drilling

operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information

and relevant legislation when carrying out

constructing and forming operations using drilling

rigs 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

prevention, should be used, relating to drilling rig

use, 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

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

and personal skills when involved with fires,

spillages, injuries and other task-related activities.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to carry out

constructing and forming

operations using drilling rigs.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with

drilling rigs 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 aids for drilling

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or

accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used

correctly and how problems associated with the

resources are reported.

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 the drilling work.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when constructing and

forming using drilling rigs.

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

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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

constructing and forming

using drilling rigs.

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.

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

operate drilling rigs to

construct and form to the

required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

preparing for and constructing and forming

materials using drilling rigs:

– checking, adjusting, communicating,

manoeuvring, positioning, constructing and

forming.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary equipment

and/or accessories.

8.3 Operate drilling rigs to construct and form to given

working instructions.

8.4 Shut down and secure drilling rigs.

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 drilling rigs used

for construction and formation operations

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

– carry out function checks for the construction

and formation operation

– identify the area of the construction and

formation work

– identify geological, environmental and material

changes and report

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational

requirements

– carry out pre-operational checks for obstructions,

stability, safety and security of the work and

surrounding area

8.6 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– check to avoid damage to structures and utilities

service apparatus

– carry out construction and formation operations

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– complete construction and formation work

– be on the public highway

– shut down and secure the drilling rig

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and

accessories.

8.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how

to effectively communicate within a team when

carrying out drilling operations.

8.8 Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery,

hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or accessories

used to carry out drilling operations.

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Unit F/508/6588

Erecting and dismantling plant – cranes and rigs – in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to

erecting and dismantling

plant.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, schedules, 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 and manufacturers’

information.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which erecting and

dismantling operations 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 erecting and dismantling operations.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

erecting and dismantling

plant.

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.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation

to site, workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

carrying out erecting and

dismantling of plant.

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 erecting and

dismantling operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and

relevant legislation when carrying out erecting and

dismantling of plant in relation to two or more of the

following:

– safe use and storage of plant

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– 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 erecting and dismantling

plant, 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.

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5 Request and select the

required quantity and

quality of resources to

carry out erecting and

dismantling of plant.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with the

work in relation to consumables, materials,

attachments, 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:

– plant

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

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, pressure, quantity,

length and area associated with the

method/procedures to carry out the work.

6 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

erecting and dismantling

plant.

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

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

7 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

erecting and dismantling

plant.

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.

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

erect and dismantle plant

to the required

specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when erecting

and dismantling plant:

– unloading, loading, siting, measuring, marking out,

laying out, aligning, fitting, positioning, connecting,

configuring, dismantling, removing, adjusting,

securing, checking and inspecting.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools,

ancillary equipment and machinery.

8.3 Prepare, erect and dismantle plant to given working

instructions of one or more of the following:

– mobile crane

– mobile tower crane

– crawler crane

– self-erect equipment

– drilling rig

– piling rig

– demolition rig.

8.4 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– erect and dismantle one or more of the following:

mobile crane, mobile tower crane, crawler crane, self-

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

erect equipment, drilling rig, piling rig and demolition

rig

– consider ground conditions and work area

– fit, fasten and secure equipment

– dismantle and remove equipment

– recognise the requirements for controlling, directing

and guiding the movement and operations of plant

and machinery

8.5 Describe how to apply safe and healthy work

practices, follow procedures, report problems and

establish authority needed to rectify, to:

– identify valid certification for maintenance,

inspection and thorough examination

– recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– complete function checks

– use access equipment

– use hand tools, power tools, plant and equipment

– record and report.

8.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when

preparing for and erecting and dismantling plant.

8.7 Describe how to maintain the hand tools, portable

power tools, plant and ancillary equipment used to

erect and dismantle plant.

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Unit L/615/2747

Operating Guidance Systems to Form Bored, Driven or Drilled

Holes in the Workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

operating guidance systems

to form holes.

1.1 Interpret and confirm information relating to the

work and resources from drawings, instructions,

specifications, schedules, method statements and

manufacturers’ information.

1.2 State the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources that will affect the work

programme and how they are implemented.

1.3 Comply with information and/or instructions

derived from risk assessments.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source

and how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, instructions, specifications, schedules,

risk assessments and manufacturers’ information.

2 Comply with relevant

legislation and official

guidance when operating

guidance systems to form

holes.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current

legislation and official guidance whilst working:

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

with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Comply with the relevant current legislation and

official guidance to carry out the work.

2.3 Describe the organisational security procedures for

tools, equipment and personal belongings in

relation to site, workplace, company and operative.

2.4 State what the accident reporting procedures are

and who is responsible for making reports.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3 Maintain safe working

practices when operating

guidance systems to form

holes.

3.1 Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely to

carry out the activity in accordance with legislation

and organisational requirements when operating

guidance systems to form holes.

3.2 Explain why, when and how personal protective

equipment (PPE) should be used, relating to

operating guidance systems to form holes.

3.3 State how to identify and respond to emergencies in

accordance with the methods of work,

manufacturers’ technical information, statutory

regulations and official guidance 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

operate guidance systems to

form holes.

4.1 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses,

limitations, defects and how defects should be

rectified associated with the resources in relation

to:

– guidance systems

– standard and/or specialist tools and equipment.

4.2 Select resources associated with own work in

relation to materials, components, fixings, tools and

equipment.

4.3 State how the resources should be used correctly,

how problems associated with the resources are

reported, why organisational procedures are

developed and how they are used.

4.4 Outline potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work and how they could

be overcome.

4.5 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to

operate guidance systems to form holes.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when operating

guidance systems to form

holes.

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from

damage.

5.2 Minimise damage to the work and surrounding

area.

5.3 Describe how to protect work from damage and the

purpose of protection in relation to general

workplace activities, other occupations and adverse

weather conditions.

5.4 Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried

out safely in accordance with environmental

responsibilities, organisational procedures,

manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

operating guidance systems

to form holes.

6.1 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

contract information to

operate guidance systems to

form holes to the required

specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when

operating guidance systems to form holes:

– measuring, marking out, setting up, connecting,

calibrating, locating, marking, recording and

recovering.

7.2 Operate guidance systems to bore, drive or drill

holes to given contractor’s working instructions and

in accordance with the contract specification and

programme, relating to one or more of the

following:

– walk over

– wire lined

– magnetic guidance system.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.3 Describe how to apply safe work practices, follow

procedures, report problems and establish authority

needed to rectify, to:

  • operate the following guidance systems:

– walk over

– wire lined

– magnetic guidance systems

  • use hand tools and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely use and store hand tools and/or portable

power tools and ancillary equipment associated

with operating guidance systems to form holes.

7.5 State the needs of other occupations and how to

communicate within a team when operating

guidance systems to form holes.

7.6 Organise and carry out work to the sequence as

agreed with the other occupations involved.

7.7 Describe how to maintain the hand tools and/or

portable power tools, plant and ancillary equipment

used when operating guidance systems to form

holes.

 

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