||Implement systems to monitor and record progress of work against agreed programmes.
- 1.1 - Monitor and record the progress of work by implementing at least three of the following systems:
- visual inspections
- resource records
- site inspection reports
- contractor's reports
- certified payments
- written, graphical and electronic recording of actual work against programmed work
- site meetings
- organisational reports
- management reports
- comparison with project requirements
- 1.2 - Describe the ways and methods of implementing systems that monitor and record progress of works against agreed programmes.
- 1.3 - Explain why systems to monitor and record work progress are needed.
||Identify any deviations from planned progress which has or may occur, that could disrupt programmes and schedules.
- 2.1 - Establish at least three of the following types of deviations in comparison to relevant work programmes and schedules:
- resource shortages
- design problems and constraints
- industrial disputes
- lack of essential construction information
- construction errors
- weather conditions
- site constraints
- legal disputes or issues
- social disputes or issues
- health, safety and environmental issues
- 2.2 - Explain different ways of identifying deviations from planned work progress.
- 2.3 - Describe how to identify deviations that may occur and could disrupt work programmes and schedules.
||Investigate circumstances of any deviations thoroughly, and agree and implement appropriate corrective actions.
- 3.1 - Identify the detail of circumstances leading to deviations in work programmes and/or schedules.
- 3.2 - Implement at least one of the following corrective actions following agreement with relevant people:
- restore progress in accordance with agreed programmes
- agree new completion dates
- initiate contract claims
- secure additional resources
- alter planned work
- 3.3 - Describe possible methods of investigating deviations from planned work progress.
- 3.4 - Explain how and why appropriate corrective actions need to be agreed.
- 3.5 - Explain how to implement appropriate corrective actions for deviations from planned progress.
||Recommend options most likely to minimise increases in cost and time to help work progress, and pass onto the people responsible.
- 4.1 - Identify a variety of work options which may minimise increases in cost and time.
- 4.2 - Propose identified work options to at least two of the following people responsible:
- clients, customers or their representative
- internal management
- 4.3 - Explain possible options, and how to identify them, most likely to minimise increases in cost and time, and help work progress for typical projects.
- 4.4 - Explain different methods and factors of recommending identified options to people responsible.
||Inform people responsible regularly about progress, changes to operational programmes and resource needs, and suggest decisions and actions that need to be taken.
- 5.1 - Identify and communicate information on progress, changes to programmes, schedules and resource needs to the people responsible.
- 5.2 - Make recommendations on decisions and actions that should be taken to the people responsible in order to maintain planned work progress.
- 5.3 - Give reasons for, and explain how to keep responsible people regularly informed about work progress, changes to the operational programme and resource needs.
- 5.4 - Describe the methods of and reasons for recommending decisions and actions that need to be taken to the people responsible to maintain planned progress.
||Identify improvements from feedback received and recommend to the people responsible.
- 6.1 - Identify, from received feedback, possible improvements that could be made to work progress.
- 6.2 - Suggest improvements to the people responsible based on received feedback.
- 6.3 - Explain different methods and purposes of collecting, collating and analysing feedback on work progress against agreed programmes.
- 6.4 - Describe how to identify possible improvements from the feedback received.
- 6.5 - Explain different ways of recommending identified improvements to the people responsible.