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Introduction

The ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations qualification

provides a nationally recognised qualification for those working in the construction and the

built environment sector. Candidates will develop knowledge and skills in areas such as

developing and maintaining working relationships; preparing and processing invitations to

tender; preparing programmes and schedules of work; operating project information

systems; and operating health, safety and welfare systems in construction.

Candidates follow one of 7 Pathways: Buying, Design co-ordinating, Estimating, General,

Planning, Site technical support, Surveying

 

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

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

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

and is published on Ofqual’s Register of Qualifications.

Qualification Profile

Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting

Operations

Qualification title ProQual Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting

Operations

Ofqual qualification number 603/0357/8

Level 3

Total Qualification Time 600-690 hours (300-340 GLH)

Assessment

Pass or fail

Internally assessed and verified by centre staff

External quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Qualification start date 29/08/16

Qualification end date

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.

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

any gaps and help plan the assessment.

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Qualification Structure

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

Mandatory/Optional Units from one of the pathways.

Pathway 1: Estimating

Pathway 2: Buying

Pathway 3: Planning

Pathway 4: Surveying

Pathway 5: Site Technical Support

Pathway 6: Design Co-ordinator

Pathway 7: General

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

from page 5).

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal

development in construction

3

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Pathway 1: Estimating

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

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Pathway 2: Buying

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

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Pathway 3: Planning

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

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Pathway 4: Surveying

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

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Pathway 5: Site Technical Support

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

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Pathway 6: Design Co-ordinator

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

Optional Units – ONE unit

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products and

services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

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Pathway 7: General

Mandatory Units

Unit Ref. Title Level

H/504/7279 Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction 3

H/504/7282 Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction 3

K/504/7364 Operate project information systems in construction 3

R/504/7343 Develop and maintain working relationships and personal development

in construction

3

Optional Units – THREE units

Unit Ref. Title Level

Y/504/7344 Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in construction 3

D/504/7345 Record the condition of property in construction 3

T/505/9999 Prepare for work operations in construction 4

T/504/7352 Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction 3

H/504/7427 Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of products

and services in construction

4

K/504/7347 Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction 3

M/504/7348 Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction 3

D/505/9995 Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in construction 3

J/505/9991 Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

3

H/504/7346 Prepare drawings and schedules in construction 3

R/504/7424 Assess, plan and monitor project methods and progress in construction 4

H/505/9996 Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction 4

L/505/9992 Implement contract work in construction 4

M/504/7351 Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction works 3

T/504/7366 Integrate and control project design information in construction 4

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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 15.

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 3 NVQ Diploma in Construction Contracting Operations

Claiming certificates

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

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

for successful candidates.

Unit certificates

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

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

Replacement certificates

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

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

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

certificates.

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Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria

Unit H/504/7279

Operate health, safety and welfare systems in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to operate

health, safety and

welfare systems in the

workplace

1.1 Take responsibility for personal health and safety in

the workplace.

1.2 Encourage a culture of health, safety and welfare

whilst in the workplace and identify and recommend

opportunities for improving the health and safety of

the work environment

1.3 Induct people and check that they have appropriate

competence certification and are monitored whilst in

the workplace

1.4 Ensure that health, safety and welfare equipment and

resources are maintained to meet statutory

requirements

1.5 Comply with systems which meet statutory

requirements for identifying and reducing hazards and

reporting accidents and emergencies and prevent

recurrences

1.6 Check and ensure compliance with health, safety and

welfare systems regularly, in accordance with

statutory and project requirements

1.7 Make recommendations for improving the work

environment clearly and promptly to stakeholders and

report workplace conditions and situations which do

not comply with statutory and project regulations

2 Understand how to

operate health, safety

and welfare systems in

the workplace

2.1 Evaluate how to take responsibility for personal health

and safety in the workplace

2.2 Explain how to encourage a culture of health, safety

and welfare whilst in the workplace

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.3 Explain how to induct people and check that people

are certified and monitored whilst in the workplace

2.4 Explain how to ensure that health, safety and welfare

equipment and resources are maintained to meet

statutory requirements

2.5 Explain how to comply with systems which meet

statutory requirements for identifying and reducing

hazards and reporting accidents and emergencies and

preventing recurrences

2.6 Explain how to check and ensure compliance with

health, safety and welfare systems regularly, in

accordance with statutory and project requirements

2.7 Describe what to identify as special workplace

conditions which do not comply with regulations

2.8 Propose how to make recommendations for improving

the work environment clearly and promptly to

stakeholders

2.9 Propose how to recommend opportunities for

improving the health and safety of the workplace

environment

2.10 Explain how to report workplace conditions and

situations which do not comply with statutory and

project regulations

3 Be able to identify

hazards and assess risks

in the workplace

3.1 Identify the hazards in the workplace arising from

work products, processes and equipment

3.2 Obtain and receive accurate information on any

factors relating to the hazards

3.3 Assess the significance of the hazards

3.4 Apply the principles of prevention and protection

3.5 Identify the residual risks

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.6 Check that resulting information on significant residual

risks is provided to the appropriate people

4 Understand how to

identify hazards and

assess risks in the

workplace

4.1 Describe what to identify as the hazards in the

workplace arising from work products, processes and

equipment

4.2 Explain how to obtain accurate information on any

factors relating to the hazards

4.3 Examine how to assess the significance of the hazards

4.4 Explain how to apply the principles of prevention and

protection

4.5 Describe how to identify the residual risks

4.6 Explain how to check that information on significant

residual risks is provided to the appropriate people

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Unit H/504/7282

Prepare programmes and schedules of work in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to obtain the

information needed to take

critical decisions

1.1 Identify the types of information you need to

make the required decisions

1.2 Ensure that your sources of information are

reliable and sufficiently wide-ranging to meet

your information needs

1.3 Ensure that your methods of obtaining

information are reliable, effective and make

efficient use of resources

1.4 Ensure that your methods of obtaining

information are consistent with organisational

values, policies and legal requirements

1.5 Ensure that the information you obtain is

accurate, relevant and sufficient to allow you

to take decisions

1.6 Ensure that where information is inadequate,

contradictory or ambiguous, you take prompt

and effective action to deal with this

2 Understand how to obtain

the information needed to

take critical decisions

2.1 Describe how to identify the information you

need to make the required decisions

2.2 Explain how to ensure that your sources of

information are reliable and sufficiently wideranging to meet your information needs

2.3 Explain how to ensure that your methods of

obtaining information are reliable, effective

and make efficient use of resources

2.4 Explain how to ensure that your methods of

obtaining information are consistent with

organisational values, policies and legal and

ethical requirements

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.5 Explain how to ensure that the information

you obtain is accurate, relevant and sufficient

to allow you to take decisions

2.6 Explain how to ensure that where information

is inadequate, contradictory or ambiguous

that you take prompt and and effective action

to deal with this

3 Be able to confirm project

requirements

3.1 Confirm with decision makers their immediate

goals and objectives of project stakeholders

3.2 Identify the function and performance

requirements for the project

3.3 Clarify the project stakeholders’

requirements, the options available and the

constraints and risks which might apply to the

project

3.4 Identify project requirements and

stakeholders’ requirements which do not

appear to be realistic and identify valid option

3.5 Summarise the project requirements in order

to prepare a work schedule

4 Understand how to confirm

project requirements

4.1 Explain how to confirm with decision makers

their immediate goals and objectives of

project stakeholders

4.2 Describe what to identify as the function and

performance requirements for the project

4.3 Explain how to clarify the project

stakeholders’ requirements, the options

available and the constraints and risks which

might apply to the project

4.4 Describe what to identify as project

requirements and stakeholders’ requirements

which do not appear to be realistic and valid

option

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.5 Explain how to summarise the project

requirements in order to prepare a work

schedule

5 Be able to prepare a work

schedule

5.1 Produce detailed schedules of work which are

accurate, and contain a statement of the

scope of work and the services needed

5.2 Estimate and obtain the work content and

time duration accurately in consultation with

others

5.3 Plan the schedules of work so that they are

achievable with the resources available

5.4 Calculate appropriate and realistic allowances

to meet anticipated contingencies

5.5 Draft the schedules of work in a format which

is appropriate to the type and scope of the

work

5.6 Present information clearly and accurately

and reach agreement using a style and

approach which maintains goodwill and trust

6 Understand how to prepare

a work schedule

6.1 Explain how to produce schedules of work

containing the scope of the work and the

services

6.2 Examine how to estimate and obtain the work

content and time duration

6.3 Propose how to plan the schedules of work

6.4 Explain how to calculate allowances to meet

anticipated contingencies

6.5 Evaluate how to draft the schedules of work

6.6 Explain how to present information

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6.7 Evaluate how to reach agreement using a

style and approach which maintains goodwill

and trust

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Unit K/504/7364

Operate project information systems in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to obtain and

evaluate feedback

information

1.1 Confirm the requirements for project information

storage systems

1.2 Confirm and agree valid procedures for obtaining,

selecting, classifying and recording information

1.3 Assess the relevance of information and classify the

relevant information using the agreed system

1.4 Record information accurately and store it using the

agreed procedures

1.5 Collate information and organise it into a suitable form

for display and use

1.6 Advise and offer guidance to people who are unable to

find the information they need and suggest alternative

sources

1.7 Operate the project information system by following

procedures which have been agreed so that the project

information system remains reliable and secure

1.8 Set up and operate appropriate and valid procedures

for maintaining up to date information, remove

information which is not needed and archive

redundant information

1.9 Identify and retrieve, summarise and disseminate

information which might be of use to others

2 Understand how to

obtain and evaluate

feedback information

2.1 Explain how to confirm the requirements for project

information storage systems

2.2 Explain how to confirm valid procedures for obtaining,

selecting, classifying and recording information

2.3 Evaluate how to agree valid procedures for obtaining,

selecting, classifying and recording information

2.4 Examine how to assess the relevance of information

and classify the relevant information using the agreed

system

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.5 Explain how to record information accurately and store

it using the agreed procedures

2.6 Explain how to collate information and organise it into

a suitable form for display and use

2.7 Propose how to advise and offer guidance to people

who are unable to find the information they need and

suggest alternative sources

2.8 Explain how to operate the project information system

by following procedures which have been agreed so

that the project information system remains reliable

and secure

2.9 Propose how to set up and operate appropriate and

valid procedures for maintaining up to date

information

2.10 Explain how to operate appropriate and valid

procedures for maintaining up to date information and

remove information which is not needed and archive

redundant information

2.11 Describe what to identify as information which might

be of use to others

2.12 Explain how to retrieve, summarise and disseminate

information which might be of use to others

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Unit R/504/7343

Develop and maintain working relationships and personal

development in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to develop and

maintain relationships with

people

1.1 Develop and maintain working relationships with

people which promote goodwill and trust

1.2 Inform people about work activities in an

appropriate level of detail and with an appropriate

degree of urgency

1.3 Offer advice and help to people about work

activities with sensitivity

1.4 Present proposals for action clearly to people at an

appropriate time and with the right level of detail

for the degree of change, expenditure and risk

involved

2 Understand how to

develop and maintain

relationships with people

2.1 Propose how to develop working relationships with

people which promote goodwill and trust

2.2 Explain how to maintain working relationships with

people which promote goodwill and trust

2.3 Explain how to inform people about work activities

in an appropriate level of detail and with an

appropriate degree of urgency

2.4 Propose how to offer advice and help to people

about work activities

2.5 Explain how to present proposals for action to

people

3 Be able to optimise your

own resources to meet

objectives

3.1 Set objectives for your work which are specific,

measurable and achievable within organisational

constraints

3.2 Prioritise your objectives in line with organisational

objectives and policies

3.3 Plan your work activities so that they are consistent

with your objectives and your personal resources

3.4 Estimate the time you need for activities realistically

and allow for unforeseen circumstances

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.5 Delegate work to others in a way which makes the

most efficient use of available time and resources

3.6 Take decisions as soon as you have sufficient

information

3.7 Take prompt and efficient messages to obtain

further information needed when taking decisions

3.8 Minimise unhelpful interruptions to, and digressions

from, planned work

3.9 Regularly review progress and reschedule activities

to help you in achieving your planned objectives

4 Understand how to

optimise your own

resources to meet

objectives

4.1 Evaluate how to set objectives for your work which

are specific, measurable and achievable within

organisational constraints

4.2 Examine how to prioritise your objectives in line

with organisational objectives and policies

4.3 Propose how to plan your work activities so that

they are consistent with your objectives and your

personal resources

4.4 Examine how to estimate the time you need for

activities realistically and allow for unforeseen

circumstances

4.5 Explain how to delegate work to others in a way

which makes the most efficient use of available time

and resources

4.6 Evaluate how to take decisions as soon as you have

sufficient information

4.7 Explain how to take prompt and efficient messages

to obtain further information needed when taking

decisions

4.8 Explain how to minimise unhelpful interruptions to,

and digressions from, planned work

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4.9 Examine how to regularly review progress and

reschedule activities to help you in achieving your

planned objectives

5 Be able to undertake

personal development in

the occupational practice

area

5.1 Review the personal aims and objectives for

undertaking personal development

5.2 Identify sources of support and guidance for

undertaking personal development

5.3 Identify and agree relevant standards of

competence against which personal development

can be measured

5.4 Review in conjunction with line manger the current

personal level of performance against the identified

standards of competence and record a profile of

present competence and personal development

needs

5.5 Confirm a development plan for achieving identified

development needs

5.6 Undertake development activities aimed at

achieving identified development needs, review and

record progress and the effectiveness of the

activities

5.7 Record evidence of competence gained against the

identified standards of competence

5.8 Review the cycle of personal development aims and

objectives and update aims and objectives to suit

changing circumstances

6 Understand how to

undertake personal

development in the

occupational practice area

6.1 Explain how to revise and update personal

development aims and objectives to suit changing

circumstances

6.2 Examine how to review the personal aims and

objectives for undertaking personal development

6.3 Describe what to identify as sources of support and

guidance for undertaking personal development

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6.4 Examine how to review in conjunction with line

manager the current personal level of performance

against the identified standards of competence

6.5 Explain how to record a profile of present

competence and personal development needs

6.6 Explain how to record evidence of competence

gained against the identified standards of

competence

6.7 Evaluate how to identify and agree relevant

standards of competence against which personal

development can be measured

6.8 Explain how to confirm a development plan

6.9 Evaluate how to undertake development activities

6.10 Examine how to review progress and the

effectiveness of the development activities

6.11 Explain how to record progress and the

effectiveness of the development activities

6.12 Explain how to update aims and objectives

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Unit K/504/7347

Prepare and process invitations to tender in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to identify

potential tenderers

1.1 Identify a list of potential tenderers able to meet the

contract criteria and suitable for pre-qualification

1.2 Offer advice and information to decision makers about

potential tenderers and the selection criteria

1.3 Obtain pre-qualification information about potential

tenderers to confirm evidence about their experience

and capability and availability to carry out the work

1.4 Evaluate potential tenderers who respond to the prequalification enquiry against the selection criteria in

order to short-list

1.5 Confirm that the selected tenderers are willing to bid

and, if necessary, refer to the original long list

2 Understand how to

identify potential

tenderers

2.1 Describe how to identity a list of potential tenderers

2.2 Propose how to offer advice and information to decision

makers about potential tenderers and the selection

criteria

2.3 Explain how to obtain pre-qualification information

about potential tenderers to confirm evidence about

their experience and capability and availability to carry

out the work

2.4 Evaluate potential tenderers against the selection criteria

in order to short list

2.5 Explain how to confirm that the selected tenderers are

willing to tender

3 Be able to prepare and

issue tender documents

3.1 Draft and review appropriate tender documents in

relevant formats to ensure that they cover the scope of

the works, contract and client requirements

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Ensure that all tender documents are issued in

accordance with agreed procedures

3.3 Record any changes required by the client

3.4 Identify any changes which are reported and amend the

tender documents and ensure that addendums are reissued

3.5 Keep accurate records of tender documents issued,

feedback and identified changes

3.6 Implement action when tenderers withdraw from the

process

4 Understand how to

prepare and issue

tender documents

4.1 Evaluate how to draft appropriate tender documents

4.2 Examine how to review tender documents

4.3 Explain how to ensure that tender documents are issued

in accordance with agreed procedures

4.4 Explain how to record any changes required by the client

4.5 Describe what to identify as any reported changes

4.6 Explain how to amend the tender documents

4.7 Explain how to ensure that addendums are re-issued

4.8 Explain how to keep accurate records of tender

documents issued, feedback and identified changes

4.9 Explain how to implement action when tenderers

withdraw from the process

5 Be able to check

tenders

5.1 Acknowledge and check the tenders received against the

agreed criteria

5.2 Modify and repeat the tendering processes if too few

tenders are received to show that there has been

adequate competition

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.3 Check with tenderers if any discrepancies, omissions and

errors are found in the tenders, and record any

amendments which tenderers authorise

5.4 Identify tenders which meet the criteria

6 Understand how to

check tenders

6.1 Explain how to acknowledge the tenderers received

6.2 Explain how to check the tenderers received against the

agreed criteria

6.3 Explain how to modify and repeat the tendering

processes if too few tenders are received to show that

there has been adequate competition

6.4 Explain how to check with tenderers if any discrepancies,

omissions and errors are found in the tenders and record

any amendments which tenderers authorise

6.5 Describe what to identify as the tenders which meet the

criteria

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Unit M/504/7348

Prepare estimates, bids and tenders in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to evaluate

estimate, bid and tender

enquiry documentation

1.1 Review and summarise the tender details and tender

requirements

1.2 Identify any points of concern in the tender and refer

them to decision makers for them to clarify and

resolve

1.3 Evaluate the tender documents against the

organisational capability and make recommendations

to line managers

1.4 Make recommendations about tender requirements

and potential alternatives, within the limits of the

tender information which is available, and which

provide an objective basis for making a decision on

whether to make a bid

1.5 Maintain records about tender enquiries in

confidence and only pass them on to people who

have the authority to receive them

2 Understand how to be

able to evaluate estimate,

bid and tender enquiry

documentation

2.1 Examine how to review the tender details and tender

requirements

2.2 Explain how to summarise the tender details and

tender requirements

2.3 Describe what to identify as any points of concern in

the tender and refer them to decision makers for

them to clarify and resolve

2.4 Evaluate the tender documents against the

organisational capability and make recommendations

to line managers

2.5 Propose how to make recommendations about tender

requirements and potential alternatives, within the

limits of the tender information which is available,

and which provide an objective basis for making a

decision on whether to make a bid

2.6 Explain how to maintain records about tender

enquiries in confidence and only pass them on to

people who have the authority to receive them

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3 Be able to calculate,

quantities, resources and

costs within a tender

3.1 Assemble and collate information and identify which

categories of work require measurement

3.2 Review information to decide how to measure

dimensions and calculate quantities methodically and

in a way which conforms to relevant conventions,

standard methods and standard phraseology

3.3 Calculate the quantities and prepare descriptions

accurately, collate and sequence them correctly and

present them in a way which meets their intended

purpose

3.4 Calculate accurately, from available sources, what

resources will be needed and investigate whether the

resources will be available

3.5 Estimate resource costs by calculating an accurate

cost for each item which is required

3.6 Develop a proposed method statement and draft

programme which meet the tender enquiry

requirements

3.7 Modify the cost to take into account any external

factors which may affect the cost projections

4 Understand how to be

able to calculate,

quantities, resources and

costs within a tender

4.1 Explain how to assemble and collate information

4.2 Describe what to identify as categories of work

requiring measurement

4.3 Examine how to review information to decide how to

measure dimensions and quantities

4.4 Explain how to calculate the quantities and prepare

descriptions accurately, collate and sequence them

correctly and present them in a way which meets

their intended purpose

4.5 Explain how to calculate accurately, from available

sources, what resources will be needed

4.6 Examine how to investigate whether the resources

will be available

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.7 Examine how to estimate resource costs by

calculating an accurate cost for each item which is

required

4.8 Propose how to develop a proposed method

statement and draft programme which meet the

tender enquiry requirements

4.9 Explain how to modify the cost to take into account

any external factors which may affect the cost

projections

5 Be able to collate and

present tender

information

5.1 Refer quantity, resource and cost information to

decision makers

5.2 Collate and produce the overall estimate of costs and

checking that it is complete, accurate and in a form

which is suitable for a judgment to be made

5.3 Explain and clarify the projected costs to support the

calculations

5.4 Contribute to payment schedules which will meet

known cash flow requirements

5.5 Collate, arrange and present tender offer information

in accordance with procurement requirements to line

manager

6 Understand how to be

able to collate and present

tender information

6.1 Explain how to refer quantity, resource and cost

information to decision makers

6.2 Explain how to collate and produce the overall

estimate of costs and checking that it is complete,

accurate and in a form which is suitable for a

judgment to be made

6.3 Explain and clarify the projected costs to support the

calculations

6.4 Explain how to contribute to payment schedules

which will meet known cash flow requirements

6.5 Explain how to collate, arrange and present tender

offer information in accordance with procurement

requirements to line manager

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Unit Y/504/7344

Prepare for, collect, analyse and present survey data in

construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to prepare to

carry out surveys

1.1 Confirm that the survey specification and the survey

method statement is accurate before starting the work

1.2 Check and confirm, before starting work, that people who

will be affected have given their permission

1.3 Arrange for suitable equipment to be brought to the site

and kept safely and securely

1.4 Check equipment so that it is accurate before it is used for

taking measurements

1.5 Brief the people who will be involved in the survey about

survey and safety arrangements

1.6 Check and confirm that signs, arrangements for personal

safety, equipment and site access conform to good

practice, legislation and regulation

2 Understand how to

prepare to carry out

surveys

2.1 Explain how to confirm that the survey method statement

is accurate before starting the work

2.2 Explain how to check and confirm, before starting work,

that people who will be affected have given their

permission

2.3 Explain how to arrange for suitable equipment to be

brought to the site and kept safely and securely

2.4 Explain how to check equipment

2.5 Explain how to brief the people who will be involved in the

survey about survey and safety arrangements

2.6 Explain how to check and confirm that signs,

arrangements for personal safety, equipment and site

access conform to good practice, legislation and

regulations

3 Be able to carry out

surveys

3.1 Conduct the survey in a way which maintains the level of

accuracy required, balances content and cost and keeps

disruption to a minimum

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.2 Conform to safe working practices when on the site

3.3 Consult with experts when specialist information is

needed which is relevant to the survey

3.4 Set appropriate horizontal and vertical controls and record

them

3.5 Take accurate observations and measurements using valid

methods

3.6 Change work procedures and practices to allow for

different circumstances and conditions

3.7 Record survey data clearly and accurately and store it

securely for later analysis

3.8 Restore areas which have been opened up for access so

that subsequent processes can take place

4 Understand how to

carry out surveys

4.1 Explain how to conduct the survey

4.2 Explain how to conform to safe working practices when on

the site

4.3 Explain how to consult with experts when specialist

information is needed which is relevant to the survey

4.4 Explain how to set appropriate horizontal and vertical

controls and record them

4.5 Explain how to take accurate observations and

measurements using valid methods

4.6 Explain how to change work procedures and practices to

allow for different circumstances and conditions

4.7 Explain how to record and store survey data

4.8 Explain how to restore areas which have been opened up

for access so that subsequent processes can take place

5 Be able to present

survey data

5.1 Collect together recorded survey data to allow an accurate

analysis to be made

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.2 Check and verify the survey data to maintain accuracy and

integrity

5.3 Present the data, commentary and any support

information accurately, clearly and in a format which is

suitable for those who need to use it

5.4 Advise people who will be using the survey data on how to

interpret it and highlight the scope and limitations on its

use

6 Understand how to

present survey data

6.1 Explain how to collect together recorded survey data to

allow an accurate analysis to be made

6.2 Explain how to check and verify the survey data to

maintain accuracy and integrity

6.3 Explain how to present the data, the commentary and any

support information accurately, clearly and in a format

which is suitable for those who need to use it

6.4 Propose how to advise people who will be using the

survey data on how to interpret it and highlight the scope

and limitations on its use

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Unit D/504/7345

Record the condition of property in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to confirm a

condition survey

process

1.1 Collate available information and documents and verify

the objectives and purpose of the condition survey

1.2 Select valid, accurate and relevant information for the

condition survey process

1.3 Identify the levels and types of professional support

which will be needed and brief advisers with clear and

accurate summaries of the information available

1.4 Select methods and techniques for the condition

survey process which meet the requirements of

relevant professional codes of practice

1.5 Evaluate relevant information and advice and identify

significant factors which may influence the condition

survey

1.6 Confirm the instructions and agreements for the

condition survey before work starts

2 Understand how to

confirm a condition

survey process

2.1 Explain how to collate available information and

documents

2.2 Examine how to verify the objectives and purpose of

the condition survey

2.3 Evaluate how to select valid, accurate and relevant

information for the condition survey processes

2.4 Describe what to identify as the levels and types of

professional support which will be needed

2.5 Explain how to brief advisers with clear and accurate

summaries of the information available

2.6 Evaluate how to select methods and techniques for the

condition survey

2.7 Evaluate relevant information and advice

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.8 Describe what to identify as significant factors which

may influence the condition survey

2.9 Explain how to confirm the instructions and

agreements for the condition survey before work starts

3 Be able to inspect

condition of property

3.1 Evaluate available data, identify the purpose of the

inspection and obtain the equipment and resources

that will be needed

3.2 Check and confirm, before starting the condition

inspection, that people who will be affected have given

their permission

3.3 Take accurate observations and measurements which

are necessary for the inspection and record them

clearly, accurately and completely using agreed

formats and conventions

3.4 Identify gaps in information and obtain and evaluate

additional data needed about the property and its use

3.5 Record observations which are inconsistent with

existing data and expected findings, and instances of

failure and deterioration, and report them to people

who have an interest

3.6 Identify and record parts of the property which do not

conform to statutory requirements and report them to

people who have an interest

4 Understand how to

inspect condition of

property

4.1 Evaluate available data

4.2 Describe what to identify as the purpose of the

inspection

4.3 Explain how to obtain the equipment and resources

that will be needed

4.4 Explain how to check and confirm, before starting the

inspection, that people who will be affected have given

their permission

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.5 Explain how to take and record accurate observations

and measurements which are necessary for the

inspection, using agreed formats and

conventions<br><br><br>

4.6 Describe what to identify as gaps in information

4.7 Explain how to obtain additional data needed about

the property and its use

4.8 Evaluate additional data needed about the property

and its use

4.9 Explain how to record observations which are

inconsistent with existing data and expected findings

4.10 Describe how to identify parts of the property that do

not conform to statutory requirements

4.11 Explain how to record and report those parts of the

property that do not conform to people who have an

interest

5 Be able to prepare and

present condition

survey reports and

records

5.1 Assemble and collate information on the condition

survey

5.2 Prepare a condition survey report which is accurate,

complete, meets relevant codes of practice and

standards, clearly specifies the level of condition.

5.3 Explain clearly where and why accurate inspection and

measurement may not be possible

5.4 Answer the client’s questions about the condition

survey and give appropriate clarification

5.5 Maintain records which are clear, accurate and

complete and conform to accepted professional and

statutory requirements

6 Understand how to

prepare and present

condition survey reports

and records

6.1 Explain how to assemble and collate information on

the condition survey

6.2 Explain how to prepare a condition survey report

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6.3 Explain clearly where and why accurate inspection and

measurement may not be possible

6.4 Explain how to answer the client’s questions about the

condition survey and give appropriate clarification

6.5 Explain how to maintain records

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Unit T/504/7366

Integrate and control project design information in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to implement

project documentation

systems

1.1 Confirm that the control requirements for the project

document programme are suitable for the project and

the resources available

1.2 Implement the production programme in order to

meet agreed design requirements, to ensure

production of all the required documents in a feasible

sequence

1.3 Identify and report on design and resource issues that

affect production programme targets

1.4 Implement registers, records and systems for

monitoring and controlling document production

which achieve programme compliance

1.5 Check that individual production instructions are

accurate, clear and complete

1.6 Implement procedures, which are appropriate to the

requirements of the project and the contract

conditions, for dealing with discrepancies and

inconsistencies in information, and delays and

revisions to project information

1.7 Implement arrangements and contingency plans for

reporting progress in meeting the programme

requirements and to manage document production

problems

2 Understand how to

implement project

documentation systems

2.1 Explain how to confirm that the control requirements

for the project document programme are suitable for

the project and the resources available

2.2 Explain how to implement the production programme

in order to meet agreed design requirements, to

ensure production of all the required documents in a

feasible sequence

2.3 Describe what to identify as design and resource issues

that affect production programme targets

2.4 Explain how to report on design and resource issues

that affect production programme targets

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.5 Explain how to implement registers, records and

systems for monitoring and controlling document

production which achieve programme compliance

2.6 Explain how to check that individual production

instructions are accurate, clear and complete

2.7 Explain how to implement procedures, which are

appropriate to the requirements of the project and the

contract conditions, for dealing with discrepancies and

inconsistencies in information, and delays and

revisions to project information

2.8 Explain how to implement arrangements and

contingency plans for reporting progress in meeting

the programme requirements and to manage

document production problems

3 Be able to integrate and

evaluate project design

information

3.1 Source information about project requirements which

may contribute to the preparation of documents

3.2 Assess the information to see whether it is fit for

purpose, meets the requirements of the stakeholders

and requirements for controlling document production

3.3 Maintain accurate and complete registers and records

which can be used for quality auditing

3.4 Collate documents when they have been produced

and review them against the agreed criteria

3.5 Ensure that necessary checks and approvals are

obtained when they needed

3.6 Issue approved documents to relevant stakeholders in

a timely manner

3.7 Collate late revisions, requirements and additions to

the design information, distribute the information

promptly

3.8 Brief the stakeholders and the people responsible for

producing documents

3.9 Produce up-to-date and accurate information on

progress and circulate it to the people who need the

information

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4 Understand how to

integrate and evaluate

project design

information

4.1 Explain how to source information about project

requirements which may contribute to the preparation

of documents

4.2 Examine how to assess the information to see whether

it is fit for purpose, meets the requirements of the

stakeholders and requirements for controlling

document production

4.3 Explain how to maintain accurate and complete

registers and records which can be used for quality

auditing

4.4 Explain how to collate documents when they have

been produced and review them against the agreed

criteria

4.5 Explain how to ensure that the necessary checks and

approvals are obtained when needed

4.6 Explain how to issue approved documents to relevant

stakeholders in a timely manner

4.7 Explain how to collate revisions, requirements and

additions to the design information, distribute the

information promptly

4.8 Explain how to brief the stakeholders and the people

responsible for producing documents

4.9 Explain how to produce up-to-date and accurate

information on progress

4.10 Explain how to circulate up-to-date and accurate

information on progress to the people who need the

information

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Unit H/504/7346

Prepare drawings and schedules in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to prepare

drawings and

associated information

1.1 Produce drawings fit for purpose and which are

complete, accurate, and comply with the design

information

1.2 Select methods and media which are suitable for the

drawings required, and which can be produced with the

resources and time available

1.3 Use standard drawing conventions and identify and

justify any deviations from them

1.4 Clarify any information to be included which is

incomplete and inconsistent and make accurate

amendments

1.5 Keep registers and records of drawings which are

complete, accurate and up-to-date

1.6 Obtain necessary checks and approvals for the content

and presentation of drawings

1.7 Use methods for production and record keeping which

are consistent with quality assurance procedures

2 Understand how to

prepare drawings and

associated information

2.1 Explain how to produce drawings which are fit for

purpose

2.2 Evaluate how to select methods and media

2.3 Explain how to use standard drawing conventions

2.4 Describe what to identify as deviations from drawing

conventions

2.5 Evaluate how to justify deviations from drawing

conventions

2.6 Explain how to clarify any information to be included

which is incomplete and inconsistent, and make

accurate amendments

2.7 Explain how to keep registers and records of drawings

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.8 Explain how to obtain necessary checks and approvals

for the content and presentation of drawings

2.9 Explain how to use methods for production and record

keeping which are consistent with quality assurance

procedures

3 Be able to prepare

schedules

3.1 Select a format for the schedules which meets the

requirements of the production process, the method of

measurement used and the way in which the schedules

will be used

3.2 Obtain information accurately from the source

documents and the site according to standard

requirements

3.3 Check and confirm that the data is complete and

reference the data, correctly, to the specification,

drawings, manufacturers’ references and other

3.4 Clarify any information to be included which is

incomplete and inconsistent and make accurate

amendments

3.5 Calculate quantities and preparing descriptions which

are an accurate reflection of changes, clarifications and

corrections to the source documents and the brief

3.6 Select methods and media which are suitable for the

schedules required, and which can be produced with

the resources and time available

3.7 Keep registers and records which are complete,

accurate and up- to-date

3.8 Obtain necessary checks and approvals for the content

and presentation of schedules

3.9 Use methods for production and record keeping which

are consistent with quality assurance procedures

4 Understand how to

prepare schedules

4.1 Evaluate how to select a format for the schedules which

meets the requirements of the production process, the

method of measurement used and the way in which

the schedules will be used

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.2 Explain how to obtain information accurately from the

source documents and the site according to standard

requirements

4.3 Explain how to check and confirm that the data is

complete

4.4 Explain how to clarify and make accurate amendments

to any information to be included which is incomplete

and inconsistent

4.5 Explain how to calculate quantities and prepare

descriptions

4.6 Evaluate how to select methods and media

4.7 Explain how to reference the data to the specification,

drawings, manufacturer’s references and other

appropriate standards

4.8 Explain how to keep complete, accurate and up-to-date

registers and records

4.9 Explain how to obtain checks and approvals

4.10 Explain how to use methods for production and record

keeping

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Unit T/505/9999

Prepare for work operations in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to collate and

present tender

information

1.1 Assemble and review relevant information which was

used in the preparation of the project plan, clarify any

information which is not clear and update it for

production planning purposes

1.2 Review the construction phase plan to see that it

adequately meets the requirements of the Regulations

and addresses the key project risks identified in the preconstruction information

1.3 Review the welfare proposals to ensure that they

adequately met the requirements of schedule two in the

Regulations

1.4 Provide suitable and sufficient advice to the client about

the adequacy of the construction phase plan and the

implications of that advice for the start of the

construction phase

1.5 Give adequate notice, as required in the contract, to all

the people who will be affected about when the work will

start, how long it will take and when it will finish, and

confirm all the dates in writing

1.6 Identify, record and obtain information requirements

before work starts

1.7 Plan and obtain sufficient resources of the appropriate

type which will meet the project requirements and

timescales

2 Understand how to

collate and present

tender information

2.1 Explain how to assemble relevant information which was

used in the preparation of the project plan

2.2 Examine how to review relevant information which was

used in the preparation of the project plan

2.3 Explain how to clarify any information which is not clear

and update it for production planning purposes

2.4 Examine how to review the construction phase plan to

see that it adequately meets the requirements of the

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Regulations and addresses the key project risks identified

in the pre-construction information

2.5 Examine how to review the welfare proposals to ensure

that they adequately met the requirements of schedule

two in the Regulations

2.6 Explain how to provide suitable and sufficient advice to

the client about the adequacy of the construction phase

plan and the implications of that advice for the start of

the construction phase

2.7 Explain how to give adequate notice, as required in the

contract, to all the people who will be affected about

when the work will start, how long it will take and when it

will finish, and confirm all the dates in writing

2.8 Describe what to identify as information requirements

before work starts

2.9 Explain how to record and obtain information

requirements before work starts

2.10 Propose how to plan sufficient resources of the

appropriate type which will meet the project

requirements and timescales

2.11 Explain how to obtain sufficient resources of the

appropriate type which will meet the project

requirements and timescales

3 Be able to prepare for

site operations

3.1 Identify with site personnel any special considerations,

record them and pass them on to people who may be

affected

3.2 Give accurate details about the proposed works to the

regulatory authorities, utility and emergency services,

including obtaining necessary approvals

3.3 Make arrangements for adequate site safety and security

before work starts

3.4 Prepare the site layout for operational purposes and pass

on information about the plans to the people who will be

working on the site

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4 Understand how to

prepare for site

operations

4.1 Describe what to identify with site personnel as any

special considerations

4.2 Explain how to record special considerations and pass

them on to people who will be affected

4.3 Explain how to give accurate details about the proposed

works to the regulatory authorities, utility and emergency

services, including obtaining necessary approvals

4.4 Explain how to make arrangements for adequate site

safety and security before work starts

4.5 Explain how to prepare the site layout for operational

purposes and pass on information about the plans to the

people who will be working on the site

5 Be able to implement

and control work

operations

5.1 Organise the resources necessary to complete the project

programme, including explaining the detailed programme

and method statements to the workforce

5.2 Control the works and resources so that conditions are

safe, the site is tidy and creates a favourable image of the

organisation, its products and its services and of the

project

5.3 Monitor progress against the programme and identify

actions which can be taken to minimise disruption to the

programme and communicate them to line manager

6 Understand how to

implement and

control work

operations

6.1 Propose how to organise the resources necessary to

complete the project programme, including explaining

the detailed programme and method statements to the

workforce

6.2 Evaluate how to control the works and resources so that

conditions are safe, the site is tidy and creates a

favourable image of the organisation, its products and its

services and of the project

6.3 Examine how to monitor progress against the programme

6.4 Describe what to identify as actions which can be taken

to minimise disruption to the programme

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6.5 Explain how to communicate actions to line manager

which can be taken to minimise disruption to the

programme

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Unit L/505/9992

Implement contract work in construction

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to control work

against agreed contract

quality standards

1.1 Identify contract quality standards and guidance

and the people responsible for meeting them

1.2 Identify sources of guidance on implementing

work to the specified standard and pass that

information on to those people responsible for

doing the work

1.3 Set up systems for inspecting and controlling the

quality of work and record the outcomes

1.4 Specify clearly the responsibilities which

individuals have for maintaining quality

standards and guidance

1.5 Check that work is carried out in accordance with

the guidance obtained and to the quality

standards

1.6 Identify work which has not met the quality

standards and suggest corrective action to line

manager and if agreed, monitor progress

1.7 Identify improvements from feedback received

and recommend them to decision makers

2 Understand how to be able to

control work against agreed

contract quality standards

2.1 Describe what to identify as contract quality

standards and guidance and the people

responsible for meeting them

2.2 Describe what to identify as sources of guidance

on implementing work to the specified standard

2.3 Explain how to pass information on to those

people responsible for doing the work

2.4 Propose how to set up systems for inspecting and

controlling the quality of work

2.5 Explain how to record the outcomes of systems

for inspecting and controlling the quality of work

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2.6 Explain how to specify clearly the responsibilities

which individuals have for maintaining quality

standards and guidance

2.7 Explain how to check that work is carried out in

accordance with the guidance obtained and to

the quality standards

2.8 Describe what to identify as work which has not

met the quality standards

2.9 Propose how to suggest corrective action to line

manager

2.10 Examine how to monitor progress of agreed

corrective action taken

2.11 Describe what to identify as improvements from

feedback received

2.12 Propose how to recommend improvements to

decision makers

3 Be able to maintain contract

compliance with statutory and

contractual requirements

3.1 Identify statutory and contractual requirements

3.2 Brief people about their statutory and

contractual responsibilities before they start

work on the contract

3.3 Develop and implement monitoring systems,

collect information regularly and summarise it

accurately

3.4 Identify situations which do not comply with

statutory and contractual requirements,

investigate the circumstances thoroughly and

take appropriate corrective action

3.5 Identify any new statutory and contractual

requirements which may have an impact on the

project, summarise the important details and

pass this on to people who have an interest

3.6 Complete statutory and contractual returns

accurately and on time

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4 Understand how to maintain

contract compliance with

statutory and contractual

requirements

4.1 Describe what to identify as statutory and

contractual requirements

4.2 Explain how to brief people on statutory and

contractual responsibilities before they start

work on the contract

4.3 Propose how to develop monitoring systems

4.4 Explain how to implement monitoring systems

and collect and summarise information

4.5 Describe what to identify as situations which do

not comply with statutory and contractual

requirements

4.6 Examine how to investigate the circumstances of

situations which do not comply with statutory

and contractual requirements

4.7 Explain how to take appropriate corrective action

in situations which do not comply with legal and

statutory requirements

4.8 Describe what to identify as any new statutory

and contractual requirements which may have an

impact on the project

4.9 Explain how to summarise the important details

of any new statutory and contractual

requirements which may have an impact on the

project

4.10 Explain how to complete statutory and

contractual returns

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Unit M/504/7351

Establish and maintain the dimensional control of construction

works

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to apply

dimensional control

criteria

1.1 Obtain available survey information, check that it is up

to date and resolve any problems

1.2 Correlate information on construction and installation

which is relevant to the setting out of the project

1.3 Identify variations between the specified and the actual

site dimensions, record them and circulate them to line

manager

1.4 Provide the workforce with sufficient clear and

accurate information to enable them to accurately

position, align and level the work using relevant setting

out techniques

1.5 Identify, develop and agree a method statement for

setting out which will achieve the required degree of

accuracy

1.6 Select, check and maintain measuring and recording

equipment which meets the specified accuracy criteria

1.7 Apply relevant setting out techniques which meet the

specified accuracy criteria

1.8 Set out reference markers which are suitably placed,

accurately placed, identified clearly and protected from

movement or removal

1.9 Record any setting out information which may be of

later use and store it securely so that it is available

when needed

2 Understand how to

apply dimensional

control criteria

2.1 Explain how to obtain available survey information and

check that survey information is up to date

2.2 Propose how to resolve any problems with survey

information

2.3 Propose how to correlate information on construction

and installation which is relevant to the setting out of

the project

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Learning Outcome – The

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2.4 Describe what to identify as variations between the

specified and the actual site dimensions, record them

and circulate them to line manager

2.5 Explain how to provide the workforce with sufficient

clear and accurate information to enable them to

accurately position, align and level the work using

relevant setting out techniques

2.6 Describe what to identify as a method statement for

setting out which will achieve the required degree of

accuracy

2.7 Propose how to develop a method statement for

setting out which will achieve the required degree of

accuracy

2.8 Evaluate how to agree a method statement for setting

out which will achieve the required degree of accuracy

2.9 Evaluate how to select, check and maintain measuring

and recording equipment which meets the specified

accuracy criteria

2.10 Explain how to apply relevant setting out techniques

which meet the specified accuracy criteria

2.11 Explain how to set out reference markers which are

suitably placed, accurately placed, identified clearly

and protected from movement or removal

2.12 Explain how to record any setting out information

which may be of later use and store it securely so that

it is available when needed

3 Be able to maintain the

dimensional accuracy of

works

3.1 Check measuring and recording equipment, and apply

the manufacturer’s tolerances to adjust them to

maintain the specified accuracy

3.2 Observe and measure dimensional controls, setting out

points, lines and profiles accurately and record the

results to meet quality standards

3.3 Identify any deviations in position, alignment and level

and take the necessary corrective action

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.4 Revise work procedures and practices to minimise

deviations and to allow for different circumstances and

conditions

4 Understand how to

maintain the

dimensional accuracy of

works

4.1 Explain how to check measuring and recording

equipment, and apply the manufacturer’s tolerances to

adjust them to maintain the specified accuracy

4.2 Explain how to observe and measure dimensional

controls, setting out points, lines and profiles

accurately and record the results to meet quality

standards

4.3 Describe what to identify as any deviations in position,

alignment and level and take the necessary corrective

action

4.4 Explain how to revise work procedures and practices to

minimise deviations and to allow for different

circumstances and conditions

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Unit T/504/7352

Prepare for and carry out physical testing in construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to prepare

for physical testing

1.1 Review the physical test specification, plan and schedule to

understand and confirm their purpose and viability

1.2 Check and confirm, before starting the test, that people

who will be affected have given their agreement

1.3 Arrange for suitable test equipment to be brought to the

site and kept safely and securely

1.4 Arrange for suitable test equipment to be brought to the

site and kept safely and securely

1.5 Check test equipment so that it is accurate before it is used

for taking measurements

1.6 Prepare a testing method statement and brief the people

who will be involved in the test about what they are

expected to do, the details of the test, the site and the

equipment

1.7 Check and confirm that signs, arrangements for personal

safety, equipment and site access conform to good practice,

legislation and regulations

2 Understand how to

prepare for physical

testing

2.1 Examine how to review the physical test specification, plan

and schedule to understand and confirm their purpose and

viability

2.2 Explain how to check and confirm, before starting the test,

that people who will be affected have given their agreement

2.3 Explain how to arrange for suitable test equipment to be

brought to the site and kept safely and securely

2.4 Explain how to check test equipment so that it is accurate

before it is used for taking measurements

2.5 Explain how to prepare a testing method statement and

brief the people who will be involved in the test about what

they are expected to do, the details of the test, the site and

the equipment

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Learning Outcome – The

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2.6 Explain how to check and confirm that signs, arrangements

for personal safety, equipment and site access conform to

good practice, legislation and regulations

3 Be able to carry out

physical testing

3.1 Conduct physical tests in a way which balances accuracy and

cost and keeps disruption to a minimum

3.2 Conform to safe working practices during testing

3.3 Consult with experts when specialist information is needed

which is relevant to the test

3.4 Test, using processes and methods which meet the

specification

3.5 Set reference controls and maintain them

3.6 Modify test processes and methods to suit the conditions

and to allow for contingencies after consultation with line

manager

3.7 Record test results clearly and accurately and store it

securely for later analysis

3.8 Restore areas which have been opened up for access so that

subsequent processes can take place

4 Understand how to

carry out physical

testing

4.1 Explain how to conduct physical tests in a way which

balances accuracy and cost and keeps disruption to a

minimum

4.2 Explain how to conform to safe working practices during

testing

4.3 Explain how to consult with experts when specialist

information is needed which is relevant to the test

4.4 Examine how to test, using processes and methods which

meet the specification

4.5 Explain how to set reference controls and maintain them

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.6 Explain how to modify test processes and methods to suit

the conditions and to allow for contingencies after

consultation with line manager

4.7 Explain how to record test results clearly and accurately and

store it securely for later analysis

4.8 Explain how to restore areas which have been opened up

for access so that subsequent processes can take place

5 Be able to present

test results

5.1 Collect together the recorded test results to allow an

accurate analysis to be made

5.2 Check and verify the test results to maintain accuracy and

integrity

5.3 Present the results clearly and in a format which is suitable

for the people who need to use the findings

5.4 Advise users on how to interpret the test results

6 Understand how to

present test results

6.1 Explain how to collect together recorded test results

6.2 Explain how to check and verify the test results to maintain

accuracy and integrity

6.3 Explain how to present the results

6.4 Propose how to advise users on how to interpret the test

data

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Unit R/504/7424

Assess, plan, and monitor project methods and progress in

construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to assess and

identify work methods

1.1 Assess the available project data accurately and

summarise it to enable decisions on construction,

installation and work methods to be made

1.2 Obtain more information from alternative sources in

cases where the available project data is insufficient

1.3 Identify with site personnel any special

considerations, record them and pass them onto

people who may be affected

1.4 Assess the selected work methods against relevant

technical and project criteria and identify the one

which best meets the criteria

1.5 Analyse the method which has been selected for its

activity content and quantify it accurately

1.6 Prepare a method statement which is accurate, clear,

concise and acceptable to all the people involved

2 Understand how to assess

and identify work

methods

2.1 Explain how to summarise project data

2.2 Examine how to assess the available project data

2.3 Propose how to recommend the selected work

methods

2.4 Explain how to prepare a method statement

2.5 Explain how to obtain more information from

alternative sources in cases where the available

project data is insufficient

2.6 Examine how to assess the selected methods against

relevant technical and project criteria and identify

the method which best meets the criteria

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.7 Examine how to analyse and quantify the method

which has been selected for its activity content

3 Be able to develop project

programming and

resourcing

3.1 Identify major activities, calculating the resources

needed from the information available and prepare a

draft work programme

3.2 Develop schedules to procure resources

3.3 Obtain clarification and advice where the resources

needed are not available

3.4 Calculate how long each activity will take, identify

activities which influence each other and sequence

them logically and realistically so that they make the

best use of the resources available

3.5 Analyse the sequential programming of activities

against technical and project requirements and the

necessary resources

3.6 Produce detailed programmes and schedules of

planned activities which are consistent with the

complexity of the project

3.7 Identify alterations to the works programme which

will meet changed circumstances or offer cost and

time benefits, calculate the savings accurately and

justify them to decision makers

3.8 Implement a system for monitoring the works

programme and use the results to improve future

production and planning

4 Understand how to

develop project

programming and

resourcing

4.1 Describe what to identify as major activities

4.2 Explain how to calculate the resources needed from

the information available

4.3 Explain how to prepare a draft work programme

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.4 Explain how to obtain clarification and advice where

the resources needed are not available

4.5 Explain how to calculate how long each activity will

take and sequence activities

4.6 Describe what to identify as activities which

influence each other

4.7 Examine how to analyse the sequential programming

of activities against technical and project

requirements

4.8 Explain how to produce detailed programmes and

schedules of planned activities

4.9 Describe what to identify as the alterations to the

work programme which will meet changed

circumstances or offer cost and time benefits

4.10 Explain how to calculate the savings resulting from

alterations to the work programme

4.11 Evaluate how to justify to decision makers the

savings resulting from alterations to the work

programme

4.12 Explain how to implement a system for monitoring

the works programme

4.13 Explain how to use the results of monitoring to

improve future production and planning

5 Be able to monitor project

progress against agreed

programmes

5.1 Implement systems to monitor and record the

progress of the contract against the agreed

programmes, and collect information regularly and

summarise it accurately

5.2 Identify and quantify any variations and deviations

from planned progress which have occurred, or

which may occur, and which could disrupt the

programme

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5.3 Investigate the circumstances of any variations

thoroughly and report to line manager

5.4 Suggest options which are most likely to minimise

increases in cost and time and help the contract

progress, and pass these on to line manager

5.5 Revise programme to accommodate new

circumstances

6 Understand how to

monitor project progress

against agreed

programmes

6.1 Explain how to implement systems to monitor and

record the progress of the contract against the

agreed programmes, and collect and summarise

information

6.2 Describe what to identify as any variations and

deviations from planned progress which have

occurred, or which may occur, and which could

disrupt the programme

6.3 Examine how to quantify any variations and

deviations from planned progress which could

disrupt the programme

6.4 Examine how to investigate the circumstances of any

variations

6.5 Explain how to report variations and circumstances

to line manager

6.6 Propose how to suggest options which are most

likely to minimise increases in cost and time and help

the contract progress and pass them to line manager

6.7 Explain how to revise programme to accommodate

new circumstances

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Unit D/505/9995

Monitor, maintain and improve supplies of materials in

construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to identify and

monitor requirements

for suppliers

1.1 Analyse operational plans, user feedback and

quantities, and assess what materials supplies will be

required and develop systems for monitoring and

progress

1.2 Develop an accurate purchasing plan by analysing

design information, project information and projected

supply requirements

1.3 Identify what opportunities there are for standardising

or identify equivalent alternative materials supplies to

economise on usage, cost and environmental impact

1.4 Check from the purchasing plan and users, what

materials supplies are needed and prepare orders

which meet the supply requirements

1.5 Develop and introduce systems for monitoring and

evaluating the purchasing plan which will identify

significant circumstances in supply requirements

1.6 Identify any circumstances which are likely to result in

over or under supply and modify the purchasing plan to

minimise disruption to the project programme after

consultation with line manager

2 Understand how to

identify and monitor

requirements for

suppliers

2.1 Examine how to analyse operational plans, user

feedback and quantities

2.2 Examine how to assess what materials supplies will be

required

2.3 Propose how to develop systems for monitoring their

progress

2.4 Propose how to develop an accurate purchasing plan

by analysing design information, project information

and projected supply requirements

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.5 Describe how to identify what opportunities there are

for standardising or identify equivalent alternative

materials supplies to economise on usage, cost and

environmental impact

2.6 Explain how to check from the purchasing plan and

users, what materials supplies are needed

2.7 Explain how to prepare orders which meet the supply

requirements

2.8 Propose how to develop and introduce systems for

monitoring and evaluating the purchasing plan which

will identify significant circumstances in supply

requirements

2.9 Describe what to identify as any circumstances which

are likely to result in over or under supply

2.10 Explain how to modify the purchasing plan to minimise

disruption to the project programme after consultation

with line manager

3 Be able to maintain and

record supplies of

materials

3.1 Review records of deliveries, calculating the current

delivery and stock position and pass the information on

to line managers

3.2 Check suppliers’ progress for any variations from the

agreed delivery position, investigate any variations

found and discuss them with suppliers

3.3 Provide line managers with an accurate assessment of

any problems with suppliers and suggest possible

action to restore the required delivery position

3.4 Identify opportunities for improving the use of stock

and stock turnover and recommend improvements to

line managers

3.5 Provide suppliers with prompt and accurate

information on project changes which may affect

supply requirements

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3.6 Obtain authorisation from line managers and arrange

for alternative sources of supply, which meet supply

requirements and minimise disruption to the

operational plan, in instances where supplies are not

available from contracted suppliers

4 Understand how to

maintain and record

supplies of materials

4.1 Examine how to review records of deliveries and

calculate the current delivery and stock position

4.2 Explain how to pass the information on to line

managers about delivery records, calculations of the

current delivery and stock position

4.3 Explain how to check suppliers’ progress for any

variations from the agreed delivery position

4.4 Examine how to investigate any variations found

4.5 Explain how to discuss any variation in delivery position

with suppliers

4.6 Explain how to provide line managers with an accurate

assessment of any problems with suppliers

4.7 Propose how to suggest possible action to restore the

required delivery position

4.8 Describe what to identify as opportunities for

improving the use of stock and stock turnover and

recommend improvements to line manager

4.9 Explain how to provide suppliers with prompt and

accurate information on project changes which may

affect supply requirements

4.10 Explain how to obtain authorisation from line managers

and arrange for alternative sources of supply, which

meet supply requirements and minimise disruption to

the operational plan, in instances where supplies are

not available from contracted suppliers

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5 Be able to contribute to

improvements in

supplier performance

5.1 Monitor regularly the performance of suppliers against

the supply requirements which have been agreed

5.2 Record any problems with supply requirements, and

pass the information on to interested parties and

discuss it with them

5.3 Identify changes which will improve supplier

performance, discuss and agree changes with the

interested parties and implement agreed actions to

improve performance

5.4 Liaise with suppliers and provide them with

information which will help them to meet supply

requirements

5.5 Conduct meetings with suppliers in a manner which

maintains their goodwill and trust

6 Understand how to

contribute to

improvements in

supplier performance

6.1 Examine how to monitor regularly the performance of

suppliers against the supply requirements which have

been agreed

6.2 Explain how to record any problems with supply

requirements and pass the information on to

interested parties

6.3 Explain how to discuss with interested parties any

problems with supply requirements

6.4 Describe what to identify as changes which will

improve supplier performance

6.5 Explain how to discuss changes with the interested

parties

6.6 Evaluate how to agree changes with the interested

parties and implement agreed actions to improve

performance

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will:

Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

6.7 Explain how to liaise with suppliers and provide them

with information which will help them to meet supply

requirements

6.8 Explain how to conduct meetings with suppliers in a

manner which maintains their goodwill and trust

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Unit J/505/9991

Recommend and monitor supplies of plant and equipment in

construction

Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to identify and

recommend plant and

equipment

1.1 Obtain information about project requirements for

plant and equipment

1.2 Confirm the selection criteria for plant and equipment

1.3 Identify and recommend options for acquiring plant

and equipment which meet user requirements

1.4 Identify potential suppliers of plant and equipment

that meet the selection criteria

1.5 Estimate the costs of plant and equipment and

present the information so that comparisons can be

made

1.6 Implement orders for plant and equipment which

meets project requirements

2 Understand how to

identify and recommend

plant and equipment

2.1 Explain how to obtain information about project

requirements for plant and equipment

2.2 Explain how to confirm the selection criteria for plant

and equipment<br><br>

2.3 Describe what to identify as options for acquiring plant

and equipment which meet user

requirements<br><br>

2.4 Propose how to recommend options for acquiring

plant and equipment which meet user requirements

2.5 Describe what to identify as potential suppliers of

plant and equipment that meet the selection criteria

2.6 Examine how to estimate the costs of plant and

equipment and present the information so that

comparisons can be made

2.7 Explain how to implement orders for plant and

equipment which meets project requirements

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Learning Outcome – The

learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

3 Be able to monitor the

performance of plant

and equipment supplied

3.1 Monitor regularly the performance and costs of plant

and equipment supplied against the selection criteria

3.2 Record any problems with plant and equipment

supplied, pass the information on to interested parties

and discuss it with them

3.3 Identify changes which will improve the interested

parties’ use of plant and equipment supplied, discuss

and agree changes with the supplier and maintain

agreed actions to improve performance

3.4 Liaise with suppliers of plant and equipment and

provide them with information which will help them to

better meet the selection criteria

3.5 Conduct meetings with suppliers of plant and

equipment in a manner which maintains their goodwill

and trust

4 Understand how to

monitor the

performance of plant

and equipment supplied

4.1 Examine how to monitor the performance and costs of

plant and equipment

4.2 Explain how to record any problems with plant and

equipment supplied

4.3 Explain how to pass on information about any

problems to interested parties and discuss any

problems with them

4.4 Describe what to identify as changes which will

improve the use of plant and equipment supplied

4.5 Explain how to discuss changes with suppliers

4.6 Evaluate how to agree changes with the suppliers

4.7 Explain how to maintain agreed actions to improve

performance

4.8 Explain how to liaise with suppliers of plant and

equipment

4.9 Explain how to provide suppliers with information

which will help them to better meet the selection

criteria

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learner will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

4.10 Explain how to conduct meetings with suppliers in a

manner which maintains their goodwill and trust

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Unit H/505/9996

Prepare and monitor costs and accounts in construction

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to monitor contract

quantities and costs

1.1 Implement appropriate contract quantities and

cost monitoring systems which are able to

provide early warning of problems

1.2 Collect quantities and cost data regularly,

recording it correctly and present it to decision

makers in a format which will help people to

make decisions

1.3 Calculate the correct work values and quantities

and cost data from estimates of work quantity

and payment rates

1.4 Investigate any variations thoroughly and

identify to decision makers appropriate

commercial corrective action which could

restore costs and expenditure to budget

1.5 Costing commercial opportunities for cost

savings identified by decision makers

1.6 Ensure your records are complete, accurate and

available to authorised people only

2 Understand how to monitor

contract quantities and costs

2.1 Explain how to implement appropriate contract

quantities and cost monitoring systems which

are able to provide early warning of problems

2.2 Explain how to collect and record quantities and

cost data regularly

2.3 Explain how to present quantities and cost data

to decision makers in a format which will help

people to make decisions

2.4 Explain how to calculate the correct work values

and quantities and cost data from estimates of

work quantity and payment rates

2.5 Examine how to investigate any variations

thoroughly and identify to decision makers

appropriate commercial corrective action which

could restore costs and expenditure to budget

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2.6 Examine how to cost commercial opportunities

for cost savings identified by decision makers

2.7 Explain how to ensure your records against

budgets are complete, accurate and available to

authorised people only

3 Be able to prepare interim

valuations and final account

3.1 Value work in progress, and confirm the

calculations with valuer’s who are acting for the

people involved in the contract

3.2 Price and reference the quantities used in

valuations and accounts so that they meet

contract provisions

3.3 Value variations and items which do not have an

agreed contract rate by identifying and

recommending fair rates

3.4 Prepare and submit accurate interim valuations

and final accounts which contain relevant

background information and identify areas of

potential disagreement

3.5 Record documents, back-up information and

calculations accurately, reference them clearly

and store them so that they can be easily

referred to for audit and reference

4 Understand how to prepare

interim valuations and final

account

4.1 Examine how to value work in progress

4.2 Examine how to price reference the quantities

used in valuations and accounts so that they

meet contract provisions

4.3 Examine how to value variations and items

which do not have an agreed contract rate by

identifying and recommending fair rates

4.4 Explain how to prepare and submit interim

valuations and final accounts and identify areas

of potential disagreement

4.5 Explain how to record, reference and store

documents, back-up information and

calculations accurately, referencing them clearly

and storing them

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

5 Be able to identify and record

income and expenditure

5.1 Confirm how payments for contracts will be

made

5.2 Implement project costing methods and

accounts for recording and verifying income and

expenditure

5.3 Calculate and record information about income

and expenditure due under the contract

5.4 Collate and store records and receipts which

support income and expenditure

6 Understand how to identify and

record income and expenditure

6.1 Explain how to confirm how payments for

contracts will be made

6.2 Explain how to implement project costing

methods and accounts for recording and

verifying income and expenditure

6.3 Explain how to calculate information about

income and expenditure due under the contract

6.4 Explain how to record information about income

and expenditure due under the contract

6.5 Explain how to collate and store records and

receipts which support income and expenditure

7 Be able to prepare information

for additional costs for

reimbursement for loss and

expense

7.1 Obtain and collate information relating to

identified additional costs involving all

contractual parties

7.2 Calculate additional costs accurately from

relevant and verified information sources

7.3 Analyse the opposing grounds for the additional

costs, structuring them clearly and present them

to managers

7.4 Record documents, back-up information and

calculations accurately, reference them clearly

and store them so that they can be easily

referred to for audit and reference

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

8 Understand how to prepare

information for additional costs

for reimbursement for loss and

expense

8.1 Explain how to obtain and collate information in

relation to identified additional costs involving

all contractual parties

8.2 Explain how to calculate additional costs

accurately from relevant and verified

information sources

8.3 Examine how to analyse the opposing grounds

for the claims

8.4 Explain how to record, reference and store

documents, back-up information and

calculations accurately, referencing them clearly

and store them

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Unit H/504/7427

Prepare proposals and obtain feedback for the provision of

products and services in construction

Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

1 Be able to prepare information

for additional costs for

reimbursement for loss and

expense

1.1 Take into account and assess all information

gained in establishing the design parameters

for the provision of products and services

1.2 Select and analyse relevant and valid data and

confirming its status using appropriate

methods and selection criteria

1.3 Identify and develop design options to meet

agreed design parameters

1.4 Evaluate and select the most appropriate

methods and techniques of presentation for

communicating the design proposals

1.5 Present the recommendations, proposals and

design options using the selected methods and

techniques

1.6 Identify valid alternative options where the

design options do not meet all customer

requirements

1.7 Estimate and confirm projected product and

service costs and related financial data

1.8 Obtain clear statements of agreement and

position from interested parties

1.9 Produce a clear and unambiguous document

summarising the parameters within an agreed

timescale, and present it to interested parties

2 Understand how to prepare

information for additional costs

for reimbursement for loss and

expense

2.1 Explain how to take into account and assess all

the information gained in establishing the

design parameters

2.2 Evaluate how to select data which is relevant

and valid

2.3 Examine how to analyse data and confirm its

status using appropriate methods and selection

criteria

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Learning Outcome – The learner

will: Assessment Criterion – The learner can:

2.4 Describe what to identify as design options to

meet agreed design parameters

2.5 Propose how to develop design options to

meet agreed design parameters

2.6 Evaluate and select the most appropriate

methods and techniques of presentation for

communicating the design proposals

2.7 Explain how to present the recommendations,

proposals and design options using the

selected methods and techniques

2.8 Describe what to identify as valid alternative

options where the design options do not meet

all customer requirements

2.9 Examine how to estimate and confirm

projected product and service costs and related

financial data

2.10 Explain how to obtain clear statements of

agreement and position for interested parties

2.11 Explain how to produce a document

summarising the design parameters within an

agreed timescale

2.12 Explain how to present the document to

interested parties

3 Be able to review and finalise

proposals for the provision of

products and services

3.1 Present initial proposals to and discuss them

with the customer, and raise and record

significant points

3.2 Discuss and clarify significant constraints,

opportunities and areas of uncertainty within

the proposals with interested parties

3.3 Make appropriate modifications to the initial

proposals to reflect the outcome of discussions

with interested parties

3.4 Negotiate a clear and mutually acceptable

agreement with interested parties with

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sufficient detail to allow work to proceed to the

next stage

3.5 Discuss provisions for subsequent changes fully

with interested parties, explain their

implications, and record agreed discussions

4 Understand how to review and

finalise proposals for the

provision of products and

services

4.1 Explain how to present initial proposals to the

customer

4.2 Explain how to discuss proposals with the

customer

4.3 Explain how to raise and record significant

points with the customer

4.4 Explain how to discuss significant constraints,

opportunities and areas of uncertainty within

the proposals with interested parties

4.5 Explain how to clarify significant constraints,

opportunities and areas of uncertainty within

the proposals with interested parties

4.6 Explain how to make appropriate modifications

to the initial proposals to reflect the outcome

of discussions with interested parties

4.7 Propose how to negotiate a clear and mutually

acceptable agreement with interested parties

with sufficient detail to allow work to proceed

to the next stage

4.8 Explain how to discuss provisions for

subsequent changes fully with interested

parties

4.9 Explain how to explain the implications for

subsequent changes fully with interested

parties

4.10 Explain how to record agreed discussions

5 Be able to obtain and evaluate

feedback information

5.1 Identify and agree valid and reliable methods

and sources for obtaining feedback on

completed projects

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5.2 Promote the value of obtaining and using

feedback data and encourage and enlist the

cooperation of interested parties in obtaining

feedback

5.3 Identify areas of interest and agree them with

interested parties

5.4 Identify, obtain and investigate available

feedback data from relevant sources and

assess it for its implications and potential

future use

5.5 Review the feedback data matching it against

the original requirements and objectives and

summarise any shortcomings

5.6 Identify and recommend to interested parties

potential improvements arising from feedback

5.7 Record and classify improvements, incorporate

them into procedures and data bases, and

promote them for future use

6 Understand how to obtain and

evaluate feedback information

6.1 Describe what to identify valid and reliable

methods and sources for obtaining feedback on

completed projects

6.2 Evaluate how to agree valid and reliable

methods and sources for obtaining feedback on

completed projects

6.3 Propose how to promote the value of obtaining

and using feedback data and encouraging and

enlisting the cooperation of interested parties

in obtaining feedback

6.4 Describe how to identify areas of interest and

agree them with interested parties

6.5 Evaluate how to agree areas of interest with

interested parties

6.6 Describe how to identify, obtain and

investigate available feedback data from

relevant sources

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6.7 Examine how to review the feedback data

matching it against the original requirements

and objectives and summarising any

shortcomings

6.8 Propose how to match feedback data against

the original requirements and objectives and

summarise any shortcomings

6.9 Explain how to record and classify

improvements incorporating them into

procedures and data bases and promoting

them for future use

 

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