ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance (Construction) Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

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Introduction

The ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance (Construction)

qualification is aimed at individuals who operate plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear

in the workplace.

ProQual currently offers one pathway to achieve the qualification –

Pathway 29: Plant – Road Sweeping

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

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

This qualification has been accredited onto the Regulated Qualifications Framework and it

provides a progression route to discipline related qualifications.

Qualification Profile:

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance

(Construction) (Pathway 29: Plant – Road Sweeper)

Qualification title ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and

Maintenance (Construction)

Ofqual qualification number 603/2040/0

Level Level 2

Guided learning hours 180

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 4/7/2017

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

Pathway 29 – Plant – Road Sweeping

To achieve the qualification candidates must complete 3 Mandatory units.

CITB reference numbers are given for information only.

Mandatory Units

Unit

Reference

Number

Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

CITB

Ref.

No

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

workplace 2 7 641

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

workplace 1 10 642

H/615/9459 Operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in

the workplace 2 58 761v2

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved to offer this qualification. If your centre is not approved please

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

Staff delivering this qualification must be appropriately qualified and/or occupationally

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

For each competence-based unit centres must be able to provide at least one assessor and

one internal verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific occupational area. Assessors

and internal verifiers for competence-based units or qualifications will normally need to

hold appropriate assessor or verifier qualifications, such as:

  • Award in Assessing Competence in the Work Environment
  • Award in Assessing Vocationally Related Achievement
  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement
  • Award in the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and Practices
  • Certificate in Leading the Internal Quality Assurance of Assessment Processes and

Practices

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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.

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 qualification must be assessed in line with the Construction Sector Qualifications

Strategy and 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

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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 8 onwards.

Internal Quality Assurance

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

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

assessment practice and that they are recorded accurately and appropriately.

Adjustments to Assessment

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

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

out the steps to follow when implementing reasonable adjustments and special

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

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

policy.

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.

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Certification

Candidates who achieve the required units for the qualification will be awarded:

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

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance (Construction)

Claiming certificates

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

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

centre.

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.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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

Unit Number: M/508/6537

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Comply with all workplace

health, safety and welfare

legislation requirements.

1.1 Comply with information from workplace inductions and any

health, safety and welfare briefings attended relevant to the

occupational area.

1.2 Use health and safety control equipment safely to carry out

the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational

requirements.

1.3 Comply with statutory requirements, safety notices and

warning notices displayed within the workplace and/or on

equipment.

1.4 State why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used

relating to types, purpose and limitations of each type, the

work situation, occupational use and the general work

environment, in relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

1.5 State how the health and safety control equipment relevant

to the work should be used in accordance with the given

instructions.

1.6 State which types of health, safety and welfare legislation,

notices and warning signs are relevant to the occupational

area and associated equipment.

1.7 State why health, safety and welfare legislation, notices and

warning signs are relevant to the occupational area.

1.8 State how to comply with control measures that have been

identified by risk assessments and safe systems of work.

2 Recognise hazards

associated with the

workplace that have not

been previously controlled

and report them in

accordance with

organisational procedures.

2.1 Report any hazards created by changing circumstances

within the workplace in accordance with organisational

procedures.

2.2 List typical hazards associated with the work environment

and occupational area in relation to resources, substances,

asbestos, equipment, obstructions, storage, services and

work activities.

2.3 List the current Health and Safety Executive top ten safety

risks.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

2 continued 2.4 List the current Health and Safety Executive top five

health risks.

2.5 State how changing circumstances within the workplace

could cause hazards.

2.6 State the methods used for reporting changed

circumstances, hazards and incidents in the workplace.

3 Comply with organisational

policies and procedures to

contribute to health, safety

and welfare.

3.1 Interpret and comply with given instructions to maintain

safe systems of work and quality working practices.

3.2 Contribute to discussions by offering/providing

feedback relating to health, safety and welfare.

3.3 Contribute to the maintenance of workplace welfare

facilities in accordance with workplace welfare

procedures.

3.4 Safely store health and safety control equipment in

accordance with given instructions.

3.5 Dispose of waste and/or consumable items in

accordance with legislation.

3.6 State the organisational policies and procedures for

health, safety and welfare, in relation to:

– dealing with accidents and emergencies associated

with the work and environment

– methods of receiving or sourcing information

– reporting

– stopping work

– evacuation

– fire risks and safe exit procedures

– consultation and feedback.

3.7 State the appropriate types of fire extinguishers

relevant to the work.

3.8 State how and when the different types of fire

extinguishers are used in accordance with legislation

and official guidance.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Work responsibly to

contribute to workplace

health, safety and welfare

whilst carrying out work in

the relevant occupational

area.

4.1 Demonstrate behaviour which shows personal

responsibility for general workplace health, safety and

welfare.

4.2 State how personal behaviour demonstrates

responsibility for general workplace health, safety and

welfare, in relation to:

– recognising when to stop work in the face of serious

and imminent danger to self and/or others

– contributing to discussions and providing feedback

– reporting changed circumstances and incidents in

the workplace

– complying with the environmental requirements of

the workplace.

4.3 Give examples of how the behaviour and actions of

individuals could affect others within the workplace.

5 Comply with and support all

organisational security

arrangements and approved

procedures.

5.1 Provide appropriate support for security arrangements

in accordance with approved procedures:

– during the working day

– on completion of the day’s work

– for unauthorised personnel (other operatives and

the general public)

– for theft.

5.2 State how security arrangements are implemented in

relation to the workplace, the general public, site

personnel and resources.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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

Additional information about this unit

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

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Area 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Credit value 2

Unit guided learning hours 7

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Unit Number: T/508/6538

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Communicate with others to

establish productive work

practices.

1.1 Communicate in an appropriate manner with line

management, colleagues and/or customers to ensure that

work is carried out productively.

1.2 Describe the different methods of communicating with line

management, colleagues and customers.

1.3 Describe how to use different methods of

communication to ensure that the work carried out is

productive.

2 Follow organisational

procedures to plan the

sequence of work.

2.1 Interpret relevant information from organisational

procedures in order to plan the sequence of work.

2.2 Plan the sequence of work, using appropriate

resources, in accordance with organisational

procedures to ensure work is completed productively.

2.3 Describe how organisational procedures are applied to

ensure work is planned and carried out productively, in

relation to:

– using resources for own and other’s work requirements

– allocating appropriate work to employees

– organising the work sequence

– reducing carbon emissions.

2.4 Describe how to contribute to zero/low carbon work

outcomes within the built environment.

3 Maintain relevant records in

accordance with the

organisational procedures.

3.1 Complete relevant documentation according to the

occupation as required by the organisation.

3.2 Describe how to complete and maintain documentation in

accordance with organisational procedures, in relation to:

– job cards

– worksheets

– material/resource lists

– time sheets.

3.3 Explain the reasons for ensuring documentation is

completed clearly and within given timescales.

4 Maintain good working

relationships when

conforming to productive

working practices.

4.1 Carry out work productively, to the agreed specification, in

conjunction with line management, colleagues, customers

and/or other relevant people involved in the work to

maintain good working relationships.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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Title: Conforming to productive working practices in the workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4.2 Apply the principles of equality and diversity and respect

the needs of individuals when communicating and

working with others.

4.3 Describe how to maintain good working relationships, in

relation to:

– individuals

– customer and operative

– operative and line management

– own and other occupations.

4.4 Describe why it is important to work effectively with line

management, colleagues and customers.

4.5 Describe how working relationships could have an effect

on productive working.

4.6 Describe how to apply principles of equality and diversity

when communicating and working with others.

Learning outcomes and assessment criteria

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Title: Conforming to Productive Working Practices in the Workplace

Additional information about this unit

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

accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated

Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built

Environment.

Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry

experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational

expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of

assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated

Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

Sector Subject Areas 05.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit credit value 3

Unit guided learning hours 10

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Title: Preparing and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in the

workplace

Unit Number H/615/9459

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

1 Interpret the given

information relating to the

preparation and use of plant

or machinery to sweep, clean

or clear.

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, manufacturers’ information,

waste carriers register and current regulations governing the

operation of plant or machinery.

2 Organise with others the

sequence and operation in

which sweeping, cleaning or

clearing operations using plant

or machinery are to be carried

out.

2.1 Organise the work according to given information or

instructions.

2.2 Describe how to communicate ideas between team

members.

2.3 Organise and communicate with team members and other

associated occupations.

2.4 Describe how to organise resources prior to and during

sweeping, cleaning or clearing operations with plant or

machinery.

3 Know how to comply with

relevant legislation and official

guidance when carrying out

sweeping, cleaning or clearing

operations.

3.1 Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents, health

hazards and the environment whilst working:

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

height, with tools and equipment, with materials and

substances, with movement/storage of materials and by

manual handling and mechanical lifting.

3.2 Describe the organisational security procedures for tools,

equipment and personal belongings in relation to site,

workplace, company and operative.

3.3 Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who

is responsible for making reports.

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Title: Preparing and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

4 Maintain safe and healthy

working practices when

preparing for and operating

plant or machinery to sweep,

clean or clear.

4.1 Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply

with the methods of work to carry out the activity in

accordance with legislation and organisational requirements

during sweeping, cleaning or clearing operations.

4.2 Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant

legislation when carrying out sweeping, cleaning or clearing

operations using plant or machinery in relation to the following:

– safe use and storage of plant or machinery

– safe use and storage of tools and equipment

– specific risks to health.

4.3 Explain why and when health and safety control equipment,

identified by the principles of protection, should be used, relating

to plant or machinery use, and the types, purpose and limitations of

each type, the work situation and general work environment, in

relation to:

– collective protective measures

– personal protective equipment (PPE)

– respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

– local exhaust ventilation (LEV).

4.4 Describe how the relevant health and safety control

equipment should be used in accordance with the given

working instructions.

4.5 Describe how emergencies should be responded to in

accordance with organisational authorisation and personal

skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other

task-related activities.

5 Request and select the

required quantity and quality

of resources to prepare for

and carry out sweeping,

cleaning or clearing operations

using plant or machinery.

5.1 Request and select resources associated with sweeping,

cleaning or clearing operations in relation to consumables,

materials, tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

5.2 Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations

and defects associated with the resources, and how they should be

used correctly, relating to:

– consumables

– brushes, hoses and nozzles

– hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

5.3 Describe how the resources should be used correctly and

how problems associated with the resources are reported.

5.4 Explain why the organisational procedures have been

developed and how they are used for the selection of

required resources.

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Title: Preparing and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

5 Continued 5.5 Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and

methods of work.

5.6 Describe how to identify weight, bearing, pressure, quantity, length

and area associated with the method/procedures to operate plant

or machinery for sweeping, cleaning or clearing operations.

6 Minimise the risk of damage

to the work and surrounding

area when preparing for and

operating plant or machinery

to sweep, clean or clear.

6.1 Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in

accordance with safe working practices and organisational

procedures.

6.2 Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.

6.3 Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.

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

protection in relation to general workplace activities, other

occupations and adverse weather conditions.

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

accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational

procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and

official guidance.

7 Complete the work within the

allocated time when preparing

to and operating plant or

machinery to sweep, clean or

clear.

7.1 Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.

7.2 Describe the purpose of the work programme and describe why

deadlines should be kept in relation to:

– types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times

– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which

will affect the work programme.

8 Comply with the given

contract information to

operate plant or machinery to

sweep, clean or clear to the

required specification.

8.1 Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing for, and

operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear:

– checking, preparing, refilling, replenishing, setting up, aligning,

engaging, adjusting, manoeuvring, emptying, washing out,

clearing and cleaning.

8.2 Use and maintain hand tools and ancillary equipment.

8.3 Prepare, set up and operate plant or machinery to sweep and carry

out two or more of the following operations to given working

instructions:

– tipping of lifted materials

– scrub clean

– hose clean, wet sweep

– pressure wash clean

– empty or clear by suction

– blow clear.

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Title: Preparing and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in the

workplace

Learning outcomes

The learner will be able to:

Assessment criteria

The learner can:

8 Continued 8.4 Shut down and secure plant or machinery.

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

procedures, report problems and establish authority needed

to rectify, to:

– identify the characteristics of the plant, machinery and

equipment used to sweep, clean and clear

– liaise with site representative

– complete pre-use and post stop checks for sweeper,

cleaner, clearer and ancillary equipment

– carry out functional checks

– identify the area to be swept, cleaned and cleared

– check to avoid damage to structures, utilities service

apparatus, vehicles, people and animals

– prepare, set up and adjust for operational requirements,

safety and security

– operate plant, machinery and equipment; gears, clutch,

brake, steering, reversing aids, speed and position for

sweeping, cleaning and clearing patterns, sequences and

operations

– monitor operations making use of audio and visual aids

– identify and deal with waste streams

– empty and discharge hopper and dispose of lifted

materials

– recognise and avoid fly tipping

– form stockpiles

– replenish, refill water from remote hydrants

– monitor brush wear

– recognise and determine when specialist skills and

knowledge are required and report accordingly

– be on the public highway

– deal with spills of oil, diesel, petrol and chemicals

– washout hopper

– operate in various conditions, day, night, low light,

restricted visibility, changing weather conditions

– shut down and secure plant or machinery

– use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.

8.6 Describe the needs of other occupations and how to

effectively communicate within a team when preparing for

and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear.

8.7 Describe how to maintain the plant or machinery, hand tools,

ancillary equipment and accessories used to sweep, clean or

clear.

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Title: Preparing and operating plant or machinery to sweep, clean or clear in the

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Additional information about this unit

Assessment

Guidance

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

the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction

and the Built Environment.

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

a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and

must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the

Consolidated Assessment Strategy.

Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

This unit must be assessed against the endorsements detailed within the

relevant NVQ Structure.

ProQual Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Roadbuilding and Maintenance

(Construction) – Plant – Road Sweeping

One of the following endorsements required:

Road sweeper

Pavement sweeper

Self-propelled sweeper

Pedestrian controlled sweeper

Gully cleaner

Gully sucker

Pedestrian controlled cleaner

Sector subject

areas

5.2 Building and Construction

Availability for use Shared unit

Unit guided

 

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