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Co-ordinating and Organising Work Operations in the Workplace

Level 3
Credit Value
Guided Learning Hours
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in Co-ordinating and Organising Work Operations in the Workplace within the relevant sector of industry.

Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Provide adequate information about the work, as required, to all people affected.
  • 1.1 - Communicate arrangements for the work, to the relevant people, in relation to:
    - start date
    - how long it will take
    - expected completion date.
  • 1.2 - Explain different methods of informing the people affected of the work arrangements.
  • 1.3 - List the types of people, internal and external to the project, who could be affected by work relevant to typical projects.
  • 1.4 - Describe the consequences of providing inadequate information to those affected by the work
2 Agree a programme and methods of work with the people who will carry out the work.
  • 2.1 - Discuss and confirm work programmes and methods of work relevant to project requirements with people involved in carrying out the work.
  • 2.2 - Explain different methods and techniques of agreeing programmes and methods of work with those who will be carrying out the work.
3 Organise the work being done with other operations as required for the overall work being carried out.
  • 3.1 - Arrange and agree work programmes with other occupations relevant to project requirements.
  • 3.2 - Explain the methods of organising and co-ordinating work with other work activities/operations.
4 Obtain sufficient resources of the appropriate type to meet the project requirements and timescales.
  • 4.1 - Identify and source adequate, suitable resources to meet project requirements.
  • 4.2 - Describe ways of identifying and obtaining required resources for the project.
  • 4.3 - Explain methods of planning for resources, in relation to:
    - people
    - tools
    - plant and ancillary equipment
    - materials and components
    - information.
5 Organise and control the work and resources in order to keep the workplace safe and tidy.
  • 5.1 - Implement systems to control resources, maintain site tidiness and dispose of waste in accordance statutory requirements.
  • 5.2 - Explain different ways of controlling the workplace and resources to create and maintain safe conditions and a tidy workplace.
  • 5.3 - Explain how a safe and tidy workplace creates a favourable image of the organisation, its products and services, and the project.
6 Identify, record and pass on information on any special considerations to people who could be affected.
  • 6.1 - Identify any special considerations that have to be allowed for, which can affect the project or people, in relation to:
    - occupiers
    - environment
    - vehicular access
    - hazards
    - trespass
    - near neighbours
    - public access
    - workplace conditions
    - health, safety and welfare
    - statutory regulations and limitations
    - Codes of Practice.
  • 6.2 - Use appropriate methods to record any special considerations identified.
  • 6.3 - Supply information on any identified special considerations to those who would be affected.
  • 6.4 - Explain different ways of identifying what are special considerations.
  • 6.5 - Describe the methods of recording special considerations.
  • 6.6 - Explain ways information on special considerations can be passed on to the people affected.
7 Organise the work area layout for operational purposes and communicate to the people involved with the work.
  • 7.1 - Organise the operational work area layout for operational purposes for four of the following:
    - storage
    - layout of working area
    - environmental considerations
    - plant and/or equipment
    - temporary services
    - access and egress
    - security
    - continued use by occupiers
    - welfare facilities.
  • 7.2 - Inform relevant workforce of the work area layout for operational purposes.
  • 7.3 - Explain the methods and techniques used for passing on information about the work area layout to people working in the workplace.
  • 7.4 - Explain different ways of organising/arranging the work area layout for operational purposes.
8 Organise the storage and use of materials and components so that materials handling and movement is efficient and wastage is minimised.
  • 8.1 - Plan and arrange storage for materials relevant to the occupational work environment in accordance with statutory and organisational requirements.
  • 8.2 - Plan and arrange material handling and movement to allow minimum movement and waste.
  • 8.3 - Explain the factors, methods and considerations needed to organise the efficient storage and use of materials and components.
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.
Workplace evidence of skills cannot be simulated.

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