ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and Surveying Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and Surveying Course in Islamabad || Registration Open

Registration Open= +92-3315999937, +92- 3215056755 (WhatsApp Only)

Introduction

The Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and Surveying is appropriate for those working in a

surveying environment, for example, trainee surveyors or technicians or those entering the

surveying profession. The units cover topics relating to the location and mapping of

underground utilities and include colour coding of underground services, regulations and

guidelines relating to the location of buried services, reading maps and drawings, carrying

out surveys and reporting.

The qualification units cover provision of surveys meeting some of the requirements of a

PAS128 Survey at Quality Levels D & C.

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

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

these qualifications has been approved by the Welsh Government for use by centres in

Wales and by the Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) for use

by centres in Northern Ireland.

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

and is a pre-requisite for progression to Level 5 and 6 qualifications in ProQual’s Utility

Mapping and Surveying qualifications suite.

Qualification Profile

Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and Surveying

Qualification title ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and

Surveying

Ofqual qualification number 600/4758/6

Level Level 3

Total qualification time 200

Guided learning hours 130

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 1/3/12

Qualification end date

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Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

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

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

Qualification Structure

Candidates must complete 2 Mandatory units.

Mandatory Units

Unit Reference

Number Unit Title Unit

Level GLH

Y/507/1367 Utility identification/site reconnaissance 3 60

H/507/1369 Carry out desktop surveys and communicate findings 3 70

Centre Requirements

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

complete and submit form ProQual Additional Qualification Approval Application.

Staff

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

competent.

Assessors/Internal Quality Assurance

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

one internal quality assurance verifier who are suitably qualified for the specific

occupational area. Assessors and internal quality assurance verifiers for competence-based

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

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

Assessment

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the

units.

Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of

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

Evidence can include: – assignments/projects/reports

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

– candidate test papers

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 for this qualification can be found from page 8

onwards.

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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 requirements for qualifications will be awarded:

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

ProQual Level 3 Certificate in Utility Mapping and Surveying

Claiming certificates

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

who have successfully achieved the requirements for a qualification. All certificates will be

issued to the centre for successful candidates.

Unit certificates

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

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

Replacement certificates

If a replacement certificate is required a request must be made to ProQual in writing.

Replacement certificates are labelled as such and are only provided when the claim has

been authenticated. Refer to the Fee Schedule for details of charges for replacement

certificates.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit Y/507/1367

Utility identification/site reconnaissance

This unit is about identifying underground utilities, colour coding of buried utilities,

regulations and guidelines relating to the location of buried utilities, reading maps and

drawings.

This covers provision of surveys, meeting some of the requirements of a PAS128 Survey at

Quality Levels D & C

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

1 Be able to carry out reconnaissance surveys

and understand appropriate codes for the

identification and colour coding of buried

utilities

1.1 Describe the application of a colour coding

system for buried utilities with reference to

existing specifications and guidance

1.2 Explain the purpose of a colour coding

system

1.3 Explain what types of buried utilities are

covered by the code

1.4 Explain where these various buried utilities

may be located

1.5 Describe the various types of materials that

buried utilities are made of and laid within

2 Be able to apply an appropriate and specific

coding system during site reconnaissance

2.1 Using an appropriate and specific code,

identify a range of service types

2.2 Identify warning indicators and markers

found on buried utilities

2.3 Identify the types of detection methods and

equipment which may be required to locate

the identified buried utilities

3 Understand guidance which may detail

prescribed depths at which buried utilities are

buried and the limitations of this guidance

3.1 Explain the recommended depths at which

various service types are buried according to

recognised guidance

3.2 Explain the advantages of specific regulations

and guidelines in relation to the location and

depth of buried utilities

3.3 Describe why reliance on published

information regarding the depth of buried

services can cause problems in a site

environment

4 Be able to determine from a site

reconnaissance visit the presence of buried

utilities

4.1 Identify an appropriate source which may be

able to provide information regarding the

type and location of buried utilities

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

4.2 Using local information identify on

drawings/plans the service type

4.3 Produce marked up drawings/plans applying

appropriate colour coding

4.4 Identify where information is incomplete and

how to rectify

5 Understand and be able to read drawings/plans 5.1 Describe the various types of drawings/plans

that may be used in buried utilities location

and record keeping

5.2 Explain what scale means in the production

of drawings/plans

5.3 Explain what checks are required to ensure

the validity of data on drawings or utility

plans

5.4 Describe how to carry out checks and confirm

that the data is complete

5.5 Explain how to identify any information

which is incomplete

5.6 a) Apply appropriate scale of survey and

deliverables

  1. b) Analyse the deliverables according to the

published standards or specifications

Assessment

Candidates must produce documentary evidence against each of the assessment criteria.

Where the work place evidence does not cover the whole range, knowledge evidence must

be provided to cover the remaining items of the range for each relevant assessment criteria.

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Unit H/507/1369

Carry out Desktop Surveys and communicate findings

This unit is about the compilation of desktop utility surveys, identifying what data is

required, survey methods, communicating information and preparing survey drawings.

This covers provision of surveys, meeting some of the requirements of a PAS128 Survey at

Quality Levels D & C.

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to carry out the

survey

1.1 Explain how to establish the purpose of the survey

1.2 Explain what suitable sources of information are

1.3 Ensure that information is collected using suitable methods that

meet the requirements of the survey specification

1.4 Analyse information or forward the information to others for

analysis in line with recognised specifications

1.5 Ensure that any information collected and recorded is in the

format required

2 Be able to identify what data

is required

2.1 Explain the need to collect information and the need to use

suitable methods that meet the requirements of the survey

specification

2.2 Explain how to analyse information or why it is necessary to

forward the information to others for analysis in line with

specifications

2.3 Explain how to collect and record all data fully in the format

required

3 Be able to communicate

information

3.1 Ensure that accurate and complete information is produced

which contains the necessary supporting data

3.2 Ensure that information is communicated in accordance with

the survey specification and that requests for further

clarification are responded to

4 Understand how to

communicate information

4.1 Explain how to produce relevant and complete information

which contains the necessary supporting data

4.2 Explain how to communicate information in accordance with

the survey specification and respond to requests for further

clarification

5 Be able to prepare drawings

using suitable software

5.1 Identify software applications and media which are suitable for

preparing the drawings required

5.2 Produce drawings which are fit for purpose and which are

complete, accurate and comply with requirements

5.3 Use standard drawing conventions, identify and justify any

deviations from them

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.4 Identify any information to be included which is incomplete or

inconsistent and make accurate amendments for quality

assurance purposes

5.5 Explain why it is necessary to keep registers and records of

drawings which are complete, accurate and up-to-date

5.6 Use methods for production and record keeping which are

consistent with quality assurance procedures

6 Understand how to prepare

drawings using suitable

software

6.1 Explain how to produce drawings fit for purpose and which are

complete, accurate and comply with client requirements

6.2 Explain how to select software methods and media which are

suitable for the drawings required

6.3 Explain how to use standard drawing conventions, identify and

justify any deviations from them

6.4 Explain how to clarify any information to be included which is

incomplete or inconsistent and make accurate amendments for

quality assurance purposes

6.5 Explain how to use methods for production and record keeping

which are consistent with quality assurance procedures

6.6 Describe how to obtain the necessary checks and approvals for

the content and presentation of drawings

Assessment

Candidates must produce documentary evidence against each of the assessment criteria.

Where the work place evidence does not cover the whole range, knowledge evidence must

be provided to cover the remaining items of the range for each relevant assessment criteria.

 

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