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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction) qualification provides a

nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction industry who want

to specialise in plastering.

Pathway 1: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Solid)

Pathway 2: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Fibrous)

Pathway 3: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Solid)

Pathway 4: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Fibrous)

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 Plastering (Construction)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 603/0307/4

Level 2

Total Qualification Time 560 hours (188 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 22/8/16

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 for both

of the Pathways plus the required Mandatory or Optional Units from one of the Pathways.

Candidates may 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.

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

from page 5).

Mandatory Units for all Pathways

CITB references

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

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Pathways

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

Pathway 1: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Solid)

Pathway 2: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Fibrous)

Pathway 3: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Solid)

Pathway 4: Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Plastering (Heritage Plastering – Fibrous)

Candidates may also complete any of the Additional units listed on page 8 but these will not

count towards the qualification.

Pathway 1 : Solid

Candidates must complete 6 Mandatory units, plus 1 Optional unit.

Mandatory Units

CITB references

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/615/1560 Applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces in the

workplace

2 65v2

T/615/1561 Producing internal solid plastering finishes in the

workplace

2 66v2

F/615/1563 Applying solid render to background surfaces and

producing finishes in the workplace

2 67v2

Optional Units – One unit

CITB references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

J/615/1564 Installing direct bond dry lining systems in the workplace 2 68v2

L/615/1565 Laying sand and cement screeds in the workplace 2 69v2

D/615/1568 Applying projection plaster and render, and maintaining

equipment in the workplace

2 70v2

H/615/1569 Installing mechanically fixed plasterboard in the

workplace

2 71v2

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Pathway 2 : Fibrous

Candidates must complete 6 Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

CITB references

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

D/615/1571 Positioning and securing fibrous plaster components in

the workplace

2 72v2

H/615/1572 Repairing fibrous plaster components in the workplace 2 73v2

K/615/1573 Producing fibrous plaster components in the workplace 2 74v2

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Pathway 3 : Heritage Plastering – Solid

Candidates must complete 7 Mandatory units, plus 2 Optional units.

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

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/615/1560 Applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces in the

workplace

2 65v2

T/615/1561 Producing internal solid plastering finishes in the

workplace

2 66v2

F/615/1563 Applying solid render to background surfaces and

producing finishes in the workplace

2 67v2

M/615/8315 Working on conservation or restoration projects in the

workplace

Unit Endorsements:

One of the following endorsements required:

Roofing

Lead work

Brickwork

Earthen structure

Stonemasonry

Decoration

Plastering

Wall and floor tiling

Carpentry and joinery

Iron/metal work

2 546v2

Optional Units – ONE unit

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

J/615/1564 Installing direct bond dry linings in the workplace 2 68v2

L/615/1565 Laying sand and cement screeds in the workplace 2 69v2

D/615/1568 Applying projection plaster and render and maintaining

equipment in the workplace

2 70v2

H/615/1569 Installing mechanically fixed plasterboard in the

workplace

2 71v2

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Pathway 4 : Heritage Plastering – Fibrous

Candidates must complete 7 Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

CITB

references

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

D/615/1571 Positioning and securing fibrous plaster components in

the workplace

2 72v2

H/615/1572 Repairing fibrous plaster components in the workplace 2 73v2

K/615/1573 Producing fibrous plaster components in the workplace 2 74v2

M/615/8315 Working on conservation or restoration projects in the

workplace

Unit Endorsements:

One of the following endorsements required:

Roofing

Lead work

Brickwork

Earthen structure

Stonemasonry

Decoration

Plastering

Wall and floor tiling

Carpentry and joinery

Iron/metal work

2 546v2

Additional Units for All Pathways

CITB

references

provided for

information

only

Unit Ref. Title Level CITB Internal

Unit Ref.

M/615/1574 Producing cement castings in the workplace 2 75v2

T/615/1575 Laying screed floors in the workplace

Unit Endorsements:

One of the following endorsements:

Cementitious screeds

Flowable screeds

2 314v2

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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 Plastering (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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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 and report

them in accordance with

organisational procedures.

2.1 Report any hazards created by changing circumstances

within the workplace in accordance with organisational

procedures.

2.2 List typical hazards associated with the work

environment and occupational area in relation to

resources, substances, asbestos, equipment,

obstructions, storage, services and work activities.

2.3 List the current Health and Safety Executive top ten

safety risks.

2.4 List the current Health and Safety Executive top five

health risks.

2.5 State how changing circumstances within the workplace

could cause hazards.

2.6 State the methods used for reporting changed

circumstances, hazards and incidents in the workplace.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 Y/508/6533

Moving, handling and storing resources in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Comply with given

information when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

1.1 Interpret the given information relating to moving, handling

and/or storing resources, relevant to the given occupation.

1.2 Interpret the given information relating to the use and storage

of lifting aids and equipment.

1.3 Describe the different types of technical, product and

regulatory information, their source and how they are

interpreted.

1.4 State the organisational procedures developed to report and

rectify inappropriate information and unsuitable resources

and how they are implemented.

1.5 Describe how to obtain information relating to using and

storing lifting aids and equipment.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities under current legislation and

official guidance whilst working:

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

height, with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is

responsible for making the reports.

2.4 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers relevant to

the work.

2.5 Describe how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers, relevant to the given occupation, are used in

accordance with legislation and official guidance.

3 Maintain safe working

practices when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

3.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry out

the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational

requirements when moving, handling and/or storing

resources.

3.2 Use lifting aids safely as appropriate to the work.

3.3 Protect the environment in accordance with safe working

practices as appropriate to the work.

3.4 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used,

relating to moving, handling and/or storing resources, and

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

situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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.

5.3 Maintain a clean work space when moving, handling or storing

resources.

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose

of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely

in accordance with environmental responsibilities,

organisational procedures, manufacturers’ information,

statutory regulations and official guidance.

6 Complete the work within the

allocated time when moving,

handling and/or storing

resources.

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated

time.

6.2 State the purpose of the work programme and explain why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme.

7 Comply with the given

occupational resource

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when moving, handling

and/or storing occupational resources:

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

information to move, handle

and/or store resources to the

required guidance.

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

aids and kinetic lifting techniques.

7.2 Move, handle and/or store occupational resources to meet

product information and organisational requirements relating

to three of the following:

– sheet material

– loose material

– bagged or wrapped material

– 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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Unit M/615/1560

Applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

applying finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

1.1 Interpret and extract information from drawings, specifications,

schedules and manufacturers’ information

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived from risk

assessments and method statements

1.3 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,

manufacturers’ information and current regulations governing

buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

applying finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

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/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

applying finishing plaster to

background prepared

surfaces

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

applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces

in relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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,

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

relating to applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces, 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 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 taskrelated activities

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

apply finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, tools and ancillary equipment

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, limitations and defects

associated with the resources in relation to:

  • plaster
  • clean water
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to apply finishing plaster

to prepared surfaces

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

applying finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of

protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions

5.5 State why the disposal of waste should be carried out in relation

to the work

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

applying finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

  • types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

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  • organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

apply finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces to the

required specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when applying finishing

plaster to prepared surfaces:

  • checking,
  • applying and
  • finishing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Check surface, mix and apply finishing plasters to two of the

following to given working instructions.

  • pre-plastered surfaces
  • plasterboard
  • finished concrete

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

follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

  • mix plasters
  • check surface preparation
  • apply finishing plasters to vertical and horizontal

surfaces (pre-plastered, plasterboard and finished

concrete)

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and

historical significance

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms.

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when applying finishing plaster to

prepared surfaces

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces

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Unit T/615/1561

Producing internal solid plastering finishes 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

producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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/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 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

producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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

producing internal solid plastering finishes

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when producing internal solid plastering finishes in

relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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

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to producing internal solid plastering finishes, 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 taskrelated activities

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

produce internal solid

plastering finishes

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, tools and ancillary equipment

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation

to:

  • backing coat and finishing plasters, sand, lime, cement

and additives

  • beads, trims, and fibre/paper tapes
  • manufactured boards
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, how

problems associated with the resources are reported and how

the organisational procedures are used

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to produce internal solid

plastering finishes

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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 6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time

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Complete the work within

the allocated time when

producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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

produce internal solid

plastering finishes to the

required specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when producing internal

solid plastering finishes:

  • measuring
  • marking out
  • preparing
  • mixing
  • applying
  • finishing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Prepare background surfaces, mix and apply internal plasters to

given working instructions to the following:

  • one-coat work
  • two-coat work
  • 90° internal and external angle
  • reveals, cills and soffits (door and/or windows)
  • walls and ceilings

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • mix plaster
  • prepare backgrounds surfaces
  • install expanded metal lath (EML) and timber lath
  • apply and finish one- and two-coat plasterwork to

internal solid backgrounds, EML, timber lath

backgrounds, and to manufactured boards, walls and

ceilings

  • form internal and external angles, reveals and expansion

joints

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical

significance

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when producing internal solid

plastering finishes

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.7 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

producing internal solid plastering finishes

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Unit F/615/1563

Applying solid render to background surfaces and producing finishes 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

applying solid render to

background surfaces and

producing finishes

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules, method statements, 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 for governing buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

applying solid render to

background surfaces and

producing finishes

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/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 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 solid render to

background surfaces and

producing finishes.

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 applying solid render to background

surfaces and producing finishes

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when applying solid render to background surfaces

and producing finishes in relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/working platforms
  • safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and

equipment

  • specific risks to health

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment

identified by the principles of prevention should be used,

relating to applying solid render to background surfaces and

producing finishes 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 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 hazards

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to apply

solid render to background

surfaces and produce finishes

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:

  • render, sand, lime, cement and additives
  • bellcasts and beads, expanded metal lath (EML)
  • dash, rough-cast (harling, wet dash), proprietary precast finish, synthetic and non-synthetic renders
  • reinforcement, stress patches, sealants, fixings and

fittings

  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly, how

problems associated with the resources are reported and

how the organisational procedures are used

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to apply external solid

render to background surfaces and produce finishes

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when applying solid

render to background

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

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learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

surfaces and producing

external solid render finishes.

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 applying

solid render to background

surfaces and producing

external solid render finishes

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

solid render to background

surfaces and to produce

finishes to the required

specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when applying solid

render to background surfaces and producing finishes

  • measuring
  • marking out
  • mixing
  • applying
  • finishing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and

ancillary equipment

7.3 Apply base coats, reinforcing mesh and stress patches

7.4 Prepare background surfaces, mix and apply solid render to

bellcasts, internal and external angles, walls, reveals and

soffits and to one of the following background surfaces to

given working instructions

  • brick
  • block
  • concrete
  • rubble stone masonry
  • external insulation
  • expanded metal lath (EML).

7.5 Produce a plain-faced finish coat to external walls and/or

external insulation plus one of the following finishes to given

working instructions

  • dash
  • rough-cast (harling, wet dash)
  • synthetic or non-synthetic renders
  • proprietary pre-cast

7.6 Describe how to apply safe, and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

  • carry out pre-installation checks to include structural

integrity, dampness, vents, services (gas, electric,

water, media cables)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

  • mix render to the required strength for background

surfaces and supporting fixtures

  • prepare backgrounds surfaces
  • recognise the procedures to check flues and

combustion air ventilation

  • understand the implications of existing guarantees

and warranties

7.7 Describe how to apply safe, and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

  • apply base coats, reinforcing mesh and stress patches
  • apply multiple coat renders to external walls
  • form internal and external angles, reveals, soffits,

expansion joints and bellcasts

  • position, secure and apply renders to expanded metal

lath (EML)

  • apply dash, plain-faced coat, rough-cast (harling, wetdash), synthetic and non-synthetic renders and

proprietary pre-cast finishes and sealants to external

surfaces and external insulation including door and

window reveals

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

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

  • complete post installation checks: compliance with

specifications, resistance to water penetration,

anchorage/fixing, vents, services (gas, electric, water,

media cables)

  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and

historical significance

7.9 Describe how to apply safe, and healthy work practices,

follow procedures, report problems and establish the

authority needed to rectify them, to:

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms.

7.10 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when applying solid

render to background surfaces and producing finishes

7.11 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when applying solid render to background surfaces and

producing finishes

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Unit J/615/1564

Installing direct bond dry lining systems in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing direct bond dry

lining 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 statement, risk

assessments, manufacturers’ information and current regulations

governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing direct bond dry

lining systems

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accident ,

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

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace,

company and operative

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is

responsible for making reports

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing direct bond dry

lining systems

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 direct bond dry lining systems

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when in relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 installing direct bond dry lining 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)
  • local exhaust ventilation (LEV)

3.4 Describe how relevant health and safety control equipment

should be used in accordance with given working instructions

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learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 direct

bond dry lining systems

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:

  • manufactured proprietary boards
  • bonding compounds
  • fixings
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to install direct bond dry

lining systems

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

installing direct bond dry

lining systems

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of

protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in

accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational

procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

installing direct bond dry

lining 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

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

install direct bond dry lining

systems to the required

specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing direct bond

dry lining systems:

measuring, marking out, mixing, cutting, applying, fitting,

finishing, positioning and securing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

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7.3 Prepare background surfaces, mix bonding compounds and

install dry lining systems to given working instructions to include

  • direct bonding to solid backgrounds
  • form openings with reveals
  • form seals around perimeter and services
  • fit around services

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • mix bonding compounds
  • install internal dry linings by direct bond to solid

backgrounds

  • form openings and reveals
  • fit around services
  • form seals around perimeter and services
  • repair direct bond dry internal linings
  • maintain ventilation as appropriate
  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical

significance

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms.

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when installing direct bond dry lining

systems

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

installing direct bond dry lining systems

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Unit L/615/1565

Laying sand and cement screeds in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

laying sand and cement

screeds

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 buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

laying sand and cement

screeds

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/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

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

laying sand and cement

screeds

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 laying

sand and cement screeds

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when laying sand and cement screeds in relation to the

following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 laying sand and cement screeds, 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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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 lay sand and

cement screeds

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, tools and equipment

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability

limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation

to:

  • sand, cement, ready-mixed screeds
  • damp-proof membranes (DPM)
  • reinforcement fibre/mesh
  • expansion joints
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to lay sand and cement

screeds

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

laying sand and cement

screeds

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of

protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in

accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational

procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

laying sand and cement

screeds

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

  • types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times
  • organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme

7 Comply with the given

contract information to lay

sand and cement screeds

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when laying sand and

cement screeds:

measuring, marking out, cleaning, laying, compacting and

finishing

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

to the required

specification

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Prepare surfaces, mix and lay floor screeds to given working

instructions relating to the following:

sand and cement screeds, level and/or to falls

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • prepare floor surfaces
  • lay and finish sand and cement screeds to level and falls
  • fall to drainage outlets and form skirtings
  • remove defective and repair sand and cement screeds
  • install damp proof membranes (DPM)
  • prepare screed materials
  • accommodate movement
  • lay bonded and floating screeds
  • accommodate for insulation and underfloor heating
  • reinforce screeds (fibres and mesh)
  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.5 Describe how to recognise and determine when specialist skills

and knowledge are required and report accordingly

7.6 Describe the specific requirements for structures of special

interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when laying sand and cement

screeds

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

laying sand and cement screeds

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Unit D/615/1568

Applying projection plaster and render, and maintaining equipment 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

applying projection plaster

and render, and maintaining

equipment

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 buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

applying projection plaster

and render, and maintaining

equipment

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/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

applying projection plaster

and render, and maintaining

equipment

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

applying projection plaster and render, and maintaining

equipment

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when applying projection plaster and render, and

maintaining equipment in relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 applying projection plaster and render, and

maintaining equipment, 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)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

  • 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 taskrelated activities

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

apply projection plaster and

render and maintain

equipment

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation to

materials, components, tools and equipment

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation

to:

  • projection plaster and render
  • clean water
  • hand tools, plaster and render spray equipment, 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, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to apply projection

plaster and render

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when applying

projection plaster and

render, and maintaining

equipment

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

applying projection plaster

and render, and maintaining

equipment

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

  • types of progress charts, timetables and estimated

times

  • organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme

7 Comply with the given

contract information to

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when applying projection

plaster and render, and maintaining equipment:

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

apply projection plaster and

render, and maintain

equipment to the required

specification

measuring, loading and applying

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, plaster and render spray

equipment and associated equipment.

7.3 Prepare, load and operate equipment and apply plaster and/or

render to vertical and horizontal surfaces (internal and/or

external) to given working instructions

7.4 Clean and maintain plaster/render equipment

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • prepare, load and operate plastering and render

equipment

  • apply plaster and render to vertical and horizontal

surfaces (internal and/or external)

  • clean and maintain plastering and rendering equipment
  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and

historical significance

  • use hand tools, plaster and render spray equipment and

associated equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when applying projection plaster

and render, and maintaining equipment

7.7 Describe how to maintain the hand tools, plaster and render

spray equipment and associated equipment used when applying

projection plaster and render

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Unit H/615/1569

Installing mechanically fixed plasterboard in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

installing mechanically fixed

plasterboard

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 statement,

risk assessments, manufacturers’ information and

current regulations governing buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

installing mechanically fixed

plasterboard.

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/storage of

materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is

responsible for making reports

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

installing mechanically fixed

plasterboard

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 mechanically fixed plasterboard

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when installing mechanically fixed plasterboard in

relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 principles of prevention should be used, relating to

installing mechanically fixed plasterboard, 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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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 taskrelated activities

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

install mechanically fixed

plasterboard

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:

  • manufactured proprietary boards
  • fittings and fixings
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to install mechanically

fixed plasterboard

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when installing

mechanically fixed

plasterboard

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 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 mechanically fixed

plasterboard

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 mechanically fixed

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when installing

mechanically fixed plasterboard:

measuring, marking out, cutting, applying, fitting, fixing,

finishing, positioning and securing

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

plasterboard to the required

specification

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Prepare backgrounds and install plasterboard to given working

instructions relating to the following:

  • clad to timber and/or metal
  • form openings with and without reveals
  • fit around services

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 appropriate standard, performance and uses of

the plasterboard

  • install and mechanically fix plasterboard to timber and

metal internal backgrounds

  • form openings with and without reveals
  • fit around services
  • repair damaged boarded areas
  • recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • understand specific requirements for structures of

special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and

historical significance

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.5 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when installing mechanically fixed

plasterboard

7.6 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

installing mechanically fixed plasterboard

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Unit D/615/1571

Positioning and securing fibrous plaster components 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

positioning and securing

fibrous plaster 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 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 statement, risk

assessments, manufacturers’ information and current

regulations governing buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

positioning and securing

fibrous plaster components

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/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

positioning and securing

fibrous plaster 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

positioning and securing fibrous plaster components

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when positioning and securing fibrous plaster

components in relation to the following:

– safe use of access equipment/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 positioning and securing fibrous plaster 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)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment

should be used in accordance with the given working

instructions

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

position and secure fibrous

plaster 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:

– casting and fixing plasters

– adhesives

– reinforcing materials

– timber and fixings

– clean water

– hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources

and method of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to position and secure

fibrous plaster components

5 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when positioning and

securing fibrous plaster

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

positioning and securing

fibrous plaster 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

position and secure fibrous

plaster components to the

required specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when positioning and

securing fibrous plaster components:

measuring, marking out, cutting, jointing, fixing, positioning,

securing and finishing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.3 Prepare backgrounds and install fibrous plasterwork to given

working instructions to two of the following:

  • plain cornice mouldings
  • dado/panel mouldings
  • plain-faced casts

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 fibrous plaster cornice, dado, panel and plain

faced (including rebated) mouldings

  • identify the differences between mirrored and balanced

mitres

  • set out to mask positioning of un-mirrored mitres
  • identify proprietary methods of fixing
  • form and reinforce joints
  • form internal and external returns and stop ends
  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.5 Describe how to recognise and determine when specialist skills

and knowledge are required and report accordingly

7.6 Describe the specific requirements for structures of special

interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when positioning and securing

fibrous plaster components

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

positioning and securing fibrous plaster components

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Unit H/615/1572

Repairing fibrous plaster components 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

repairing fibrous plaster

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 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 buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

repairing fibrous plaster

components

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/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

repairing fibrous plaster

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

repairing fibrous plaster components

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when repairing fibrous plaster components in relation

to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 repairing fibrous plaster 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)

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 repair fibrous

plaster 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:

  • casting plasters and adhesives
  • reinforcing material
  • release agents
  • timber and fixings
  • clean water
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to repair fibrous plaster

components

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

repairing fibrous plaster

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

repairing fibrous plaster

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

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when repairing fibrous

plaster components:

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

repair fibrous plaster

components to the

required specification

measuring, marking out, cutting, removing, replicating, fixing,

positioning, securing and finishing

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Prepare/repair backgrounds, mix casting plasters and adhesives,

and repair the following existing fibrous plasterwork to given

working instructions:

  • plain cornice mouldings
  • dado/panel mouldings
  • plain-faced casts

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • prepare and repair backgrounds
  • mix casting plasters and adhesives
  • repair fibrous plaster cornice, dado and panel mouldings

and plain faced casts

  • replicate mouldings using relevant methods and

materials (silicone, clay, profile gauge)

  • form, repair and reinforce joints
  • form internal and external returns and stop ends
  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.5 Describe how to recognise and determine when specialist skills

and knowledge are required and report accordingly

7.6 Describe the specific requirements for structures of special

interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance

7.7 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when repairing fibrous plaster

components

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

repairing fibrous plaster components

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Unit K/615/1573

Producing fibrous plaster components 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

producing fibrous plaster

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 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 buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

producing fibrous plaster

components

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/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

producing fibrous plaster

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

producing fibrous plaster components

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when producing fibrous plaster components in

relation to the following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 producing fibrous plaster 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)

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learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 produce fibrous

plaster 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:

  • casting plasters
  • reinforcing material
  • timber, zinc and fixings
  • hot and cold pour
  • sealant, additives, release agents
  • clean water
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

associated with the method/procedure to produce fibrous

plaster components

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

producing fibrous plaster

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

producing fibrous plaster

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

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when producing fibrous

plaster components:

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Learning Outcome – The

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produce fibrous plaster

components to the

required specification

measuring, marking out, cutting, positioning, gauging, mixing,

casting and running mouldings

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Construct models and running moulds

7.4 Prepare bench, install reinforcement and produce plasterwork to

given working instructions to form three of the following:

  • straight and radial moulds
  • flood moulds and casts
  • reverse (negative) cornice moulds and casts
  • plain-faced rebated slabs

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • construct models and running moulds
  • prepare bench
  • install reinforcement
  • mix casting plasters and use retarders where appropriate
  • produce reverse (negative) cornice moulds and casts
  • produce straight and radial moulds
  • produce mouldings using flood moulds and casts
  • produce plain faced rebated slabs
  • prepare mould compounds
  • identify different types of casting plasters and retarders,

and their appropriate uses

  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms

7.6 Describe how to recognise and determine when specialist skills

and knowledge are required and report accordingly

7.7 Describe the specific requirements for structures of special

interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when producing fibrous plaster

components

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

producing fibrous plaster components

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Unit M/615/1574

Producing cement castings 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

producing cement castings

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings,

specifications, schedules method statement, 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 buildings

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

producing cement castings

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/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

producing cement castings

3.1 Use health and safety equipment safely and comply with the

methods of work to carry out the activity in accordance with

current legislation and organisational requirements when

producing cement castings

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when producing cement castings in relation to the

following:

  • safe use of access equipment/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 producing cement castings, 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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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 produce

cement castings

4.1 Select resources associated with own work in relation tomaterials,

components, fixings, tools and equipment

4.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability,

limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation

to:

  • mould compounds, aggregates, cement, lime, casting

plasters and specialised casting materials

  • reinforcing material
  • timber, zinc and fixings
  • additives and release agent
  • hot and cold pour
  • clean water
  • hand tools, portable powertools, vibrating table 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, length, area and wastage

associated with the method/procedure to produce cement

castings

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

producing cement castings

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

producing cement castings

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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7 Comply with the given

contract information to

produce cement castings

to the required

specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when producing cement

castings:

measuring, marking out, gauging, mixing, and casting a running

finish

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools, vibrating table

and ancillary equipment

7.3 Construct models and running moulds

7.4 Prepare bench, install reinforcements, and produce cement

castings to given working instructions from the following:

  • running straight and radial moulds
  • flood moulds, case moulds and casts

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • construct models and running moulds
  • prepare bench
  • install reinforcement
  • produce running straight and radial moulds
  • produce mouldings using flood, case moulds and casts
  • prepare mould compounds, aggregates, cement, lime,

casting plasters and specialised casting materials

  • mix, place and compact material to make castings
  • remove and cure castings
  • use hand tools, portable power tools, vibrating table and

ancillary equipment

  • work at height
  • use access equipment/working platforms.

7.6 Describe how to recognise and determine when specialist skills

and knowledge are required and report accordingly

7.7 Describe the specific requirements for structures of special

interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when producing cement castings

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

producing cement castings

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Unit T/615/1575

Laying screed floors in the workplace

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

work and resources when

laying screed floors

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, work instructions, electronic data, manufacturers’

information and current regulations

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

laying screed floors

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/storage of materials and by manual handling and

mechanical lifting.

2.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace,

company and operative

2.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is

responsible for making reports

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

laying screed floors

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 laying

screed floors

3.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when laying screed floors in relation to:

  • safe handling of materials
  • safe use and storage 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 protection, should be used, relating

to laying screed floors, 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

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

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 lay screed floors

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:

  • battens, reinforcement and drainage accessories
  • movement and construction joints
  • bonding agents, sand, cement, additives, aggregates,

colouring agents, membranes

  • flowable screeds
  • hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how

problems associated with the resources are reported

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed

and how they are used for the selection of required resources

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work

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

wastage associated with the method/procedure to lay screed

floors

5 Minimise the risk of

damage to the work and

surrounding area when

laying screed floors

5.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures

5.2 Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space

5.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation

5.4 Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of

protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions

5.5 Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in

accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational

procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations

and official guidance

6 Complete the work within

the allocated time when

laying screed floors

6.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time

6.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

  • types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times
  • organisational procedures for reporting circumstances

which will affect the work programme

7 Comply with the given

contract information to lay

screed floors to the

required specification

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when laying screed floors:

measuring, marking out, locating, securing, forming, fixing,

mixing, transporting, laying, testing, compacting, protecting and

curing

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.2 Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.3 Lay screeds to floors and stairs to given working instructions using

sand and cementitious screeds or flowable screeds

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • set out for line and level
  • locate and protect cast-in services (heating, water, gas,

electric and waste)

  • prepare and protect service penetrations
  • position and secure reinforcement, spacers and fixings
  • form drainage inlets, drainage channels and outlets

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • form joints, movement (expansion), anti-crack applicable

to bay sizes

  • inspect prepared substrate to include cleanliness, testing

and application of primers and damp proof membranes

(DPM)

  • check and monitor ambient conditions
  • mix screeds using paddle, spiral and forced action mixer
  • transport screed material using mechanical (pumps, bulk

bags by lifting equipment) and by hand (shovelled,

barrowed)

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • working with and around plant and machinery
  • test screed mix for consistency
  • prepare samples for testing
  • lay and compact screed (vibrating screed beam and

rollers) to floors, doors and around fixings to specified

thickness, level and finish

  • monitor and control exposure to vibration

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed

to rectify them, to:

  • protect and cure screed
  • recognise and determine when specific skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

  • meet agreed quality criteria
  • record and report
  • use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary

equipment

7.8 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively

communicate within a team when laying screed floors

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

7.9 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when

laying screed floors

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Title: Working on conservation and restoration projects in the workplace

Unit Number: M/615/8315

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

working on conservation

and restoration projects.

1.1 Interpret and extract relevant information from

drawings, specifications, method statements, schedules

and manufacturers’ information.

1.2 Comply with information and/or instructions derived

from risk assessments and method statements.

1.3 Describe the organisational procedures developed to

report and rectify inappropriate information and

unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.

1.4 Describe different types of information, their source and

how they are interpreted in relation to:

– drawings, specifications, method statements,

schedules, manufacturers’ information,

archaeological watching brief, historical

conservation plans and charters, legislations and

regulations governing buildings.

2 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and

official guidance when

working on conservation

and restoration projects.

2.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential

accidents and health hazards, whilst working:

– in the workplace, below ground level, 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.

3 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

working on conservation

and restoration projects.

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 working on conservation and restoration projects.

3.2 Comply with information relating to specific risks to

health when working on conservation and restoration

projects

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Title: Working on conservation and restoration projects 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 working on conservation and

restoration projects, and the types, purpose and

limitations of each type, the work situation and general

work environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

3.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

3.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and

personal skills when involved with fires, spillages,

injuries and other task-related hazards.

4 Select the required quantity

and quality of resources for

the methods of work to

work on conservation and

restoration projects.

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:

– conservation and restoration materials or

structural components

– hand and/or powered tools and equipment.

4.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly

and how problems associated with the resources are

reported.

4.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

4.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the

resources and methods of work.

4.6 Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and

wastage associated with the method/procedure to work

on conservation and restoration projects.

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Title: Working on conservation and restoration projects 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

working on conservation

and restoration projects.

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

working on conservation

and restoration projects.

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

work on conservation and

restoration projects to the

required specification.

7.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when working on

conservation and restoration projects:

– measuring, marking out, adapting, aligning,

applying, making good, maintaining, conserving,

restoring or reinstating, finishing, positioning and

securing.

7.2 Use specialist heritage and historical conservation/restoration

skills to sample, select, prepare, match, maintain or repair in

at least one of the following occupational areas, to given

working instructions:

– roofing

– lead work

– brickwork

– earthen structure

– stonemasonry

– decoration

– plastering

– wall and floor tiling

– carpentry and joinery.

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Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

7.3 Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools

and ancillary equipment.

7.4 Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used

when working on conservation and restoration projects.

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– validate appropriate ways in which the work should be

carried out

– recognise sensitive areas

– maintain heritage and archaeological integrity

– maintain the principles of minimum intervention and

reversible alterations

– remove deteriorated and/or inappropriate materials

– remove and restore fabric, materials or structural

components

– repair removed fabric, materials or structural components

– replace fabric, materials or structural components

– repair fabric, materials or structural components in-situ

– maintain existing structure

– integrate existing and new constructional components or

finishes

– store salvageable fabric, materials and structural

components.

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

procedures, report problems and establish the authority

needed to rectify them, to:

– stop work at the point when conjecture begins and report

findings

– record work carried out (written, photographic or digital)

– recognise and/or report endangered/protected flora and

fauna

– 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 working on

conservation and restoration projects.

7.8 Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used

when working on conservation and restoration projects.

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Title: Working on conservation and restoration projects 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

 

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