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Establish the condition of property in construction contracting operations management

Reference
D/505/8250
Level
Level 6
Credit Value
14
Guided Learning Hours
40
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and
understanding required to confirm competence in establish the condition of property in construction contracting operations management within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Be able to recommend and agree a condition survey process
  • 1.1 - Collate available information and documents and identify 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 - Recommend a condition survey process which is justified by the evaluation, present it clearly and explain it to the client in a manner which promotes goodwill and trust
  • 1.7 - Assess the validity of the opinions of other people which are included in the recommendation
  • 1.8 - Agree and confirm the instructions and agreements for the condition survey before work starts
2 Understand how to recommend and agree a condition survey process
  • 2.1 - Explain how to collate available information and documents
  • 2.2 - Describe what to identify as the objectives and purpose of the condition survey
  • 2.3 - Evaluate how to select valid, accurate and relevant information for the condition survey process
  • 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 process which meet the requirements of relevant professional codes of practice
  • 2.7 - Explain how to evaluate relevant information and advice
  • 2.8 - Describe how to identify significant factors which may influence the condition survey
  • 2.9 - Propose how to recommend a condition survey process
  • 2.10 - Explain how to present and explain the condition survey process to the client
  • 2.11 - Examine how to assess the validity of the opinions of other people which are included in the recommendation
  • 2.12 - Evaluate how to agree the instructions and agreements for the condition survey before work starts
  • 2.13 - Explain how to confirm the instructions and agreements for the condition survey before work starts
3 Be able to investigate property for condition
  • 3.1 - Evaluate available information, identify the purpose of the inspection and obtain the equipment and resources and specialist advice 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 condition inspection and record them clearly, accurately and completely using agreed formats and conventions
  • 3.4 - Identify gaps in information and obtain additional information needed about the property and its use
  • 3.5 - Make further investigations when observations are inconsistent with existing information and expected findings, and accurately identify the cause of inconsistencies
  • 3.6 - Examine actual and potential causes of failure, deterioration and decay
  • 3.7 - Identify and record parts of the property which do not conform to statutory requirements and circulate the findings to people who have an interest
4 Understand how to investigate property for condition
  • 4.1 - Explain how to evaluate available information
  • 4.2 - Describe what to identify as the purpose of the inspection
  • 4.3 - Explain how to obtain the equipment and resources and specialist advice that will be needed
  • 4.4 - Explain how to check and confirm before starting the condition inspection, that people who will be affected have given their permission
  • 4.5 - Explain how to take and record accurate observations and measurements which are necessary for the condition inspection, using agreed formats and conventions
  • 4.6 - Describe what to identify as gaps in information
  • 4.7 - Explain how to obtain additional information needed about the property and its use
  • 4.8 - Explain how to make further investigations when observations are inconsistent with existing information and expected findings and identify the cause of inconsistencies
  • 4.9 - Examine how to examine actual and potential causes of failure, deterioration and decay
  • 4.10 - Describe what to identify as parts of the property that do not conform to statutory requirements
  • 4.11 - Explain how to record those parts of the property which do not conform to statutory requirements and circulate the findings 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 - Select evaluation methods and techniques which are appropriate to the type of property and which meet the requirements of professional standards and codes of practice
  • 5.3 - Select evidence for the assessment of condition which is accurate, complete and relevant to the requirements of the condition survey process
  • 5.4 - Analyse all relevant evidence and information using appropriate methods and techniques and make a realistic assessment of condition to identify causes of failure, deterioration and decay
  • 5.5 - Prepare a condition survey report which is accurate, complete, meets relevant codes of practice and standards, clearly specifies the level of condition, recommends any necessary remedial work, and is qualified by any relevant factors
  • 5.6 - Explain clearly where and why accurate inspection and measurement has not been possible
  • 5.7 - Answer the client's questions about the condition survey and give appropriate clarification
  • 5.8 - 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 - Evaluate how to select evaluation methods and techniques which are appropriate to the type of property and which meet the requirements of professional standards and codes of practice
  • 6.3 - Evaluate how to select evidence for the assessment of condition which is accurate, complete and relevant to the requirements of the condition survey process
  • 6.4 - Examine how to analyse all relevant evidence and information using appropriate methods and techniques and make a realistic assessment of condition to identify causes of failure, deterioration and decay
  • 6.5 - Explain how to prepare a condition survey report
  • 6.6 - Explain clearly where and why accurate inspection and measurement has not been possible
  • 6.7 - Explain how to answer the client's questions about the condition survey and give appropriate clarification
  • 6.8 - Explain how to maintain records which are clear, accurate and complete and conform to accepted professional and statutory requirements
Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit must be assessed in a work environment, in accordance with the ConstructionSkills‘ Consolidated Assessment Strategy for Construction and the Built Environment.
Assessors for this unit must have verifiable, current industry experience and a sufficient depth of relevant occupational expertise and knowledge, and must use a combination of assessment methods as defined in the Consolidated Assessment Strategy.