Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, digital information, schedules, method statements, risk assessments and manufacturers' information.
- 1.2 - Comply with information and/or instructions derived from risk assessments and method statements.
- 1.3 - Describe the organisational procedures developed to report and rectify inappropriate information and unsuitable resources and how they are implemented.
- 1.4 - Describe different types of information, their source and how they are interpreted in relation to:
–drawings, specifications, schedules, digital information and 3D modelling, methods statements, risk assessments, manufacturers' technical information, official guidance and current regulations governing buildings relating to the assembly of cold form steel frames.
Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents, health hazards and the environment whilst working:
–in the workplace, below ground level, in confined spaces, at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement and storage of materials by manual handling and mechanical lifting.
- 2.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company, operative and vehicles.
- 2.3 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
Maintain safe and healthy working practices when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 3.1 - Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply with the methods of work to carry out the activity in accordance with current legislation and organisational requirements when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 3.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when assembling cold formed steel frames in relation to the following:
–safe use of access equipment
–safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and equipment
–specific risks to health.
- 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of prevention, should be used, relating to the assembling of cold formed steel frames, and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and general work environment in relation to:
–collective protective measures
–local exhaust ventilation (LEV)
–personal protective equipment (PPE)
–respiratory protective equipment (RPE).
- 3.4 - Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment should be used in accordance with given working instructions.
- 3.5 - Describe how emergencies should be responded to in accordance with organisational authorisation and personal skills when involved with fires, spillages, injuries and other task-related activities.
Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to assemble cold formed steel frames.
- 4.1 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, fixings, tools, equipment and consumables.
- 4.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
–steel components for walls, floors, support structures and roofs, insulation materials, fixings, fittings, sheet materials
–hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.
- 4.3 - Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials conform to the specification.
- 4.4 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
- 4.5 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of the required resources.
- 4.6 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
- 4.7 - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method and procedure to assemble cold formed steel frames.
Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
- 5.2 - Maintain a clear and tidy work space.
- 5.3 - Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.
- 5.4 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
- 5.5 - Explain why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational procedures, manufacturers’ information, statutory regulations and official guidance.
Complete the work within the allocated time when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 6.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the estimated, allocated time.
- 6.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
–types of productivity targets and time scales
–how times are estimated
–organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
Comply with the given contract information to prepare and assemble cold formed steel frames to the required specification.
- 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing and assembling cold formed steel frames:
–measuring, marking out, aligning, cutting, fitting, finishing, positioning and securing.
- 7.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 7.3 - Prepare and assemble cold formed steel for at least one of the following to given working instructions:
- 7.4 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
–provide information for Building Information Modelling (BIM)
–prepare and assemble load and non-load bearing wall frames, floor frames, support structures and roofs to the given specification
–set up a workstation prior to assembly
–recognise and determine when specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
–identify and follow the installation quality requirements
–work with, around and in close proximity to plant and machinery
–direct and guide the operations and movement of plant and machinery
–use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment
–work at height
–use access equipment
–economise the use of water, report leaks and turn taps off.
- 7.5 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to communicate effectively within a team when assembling cold formed steel frames.
- 7.6 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used for assembling cold formed steel frames.