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Supervising Historical Conservation/Restoration Activities in the Workplace

Reference
A/600/7560
Level
Level 3
Credit Value
12
Guided Learning Hours
30
Grading Type
Pass/Fail
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in supervising historical conservation/restoration activities in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Carry out supervision activities of historical conservation/restoration activities which will minimise disruption and maintain optimum performance.
  • 1.1 - Undertake supervision duties for at least two of the following historical conservation/restoration activities:- roofing
    - lead work
    - bricklaying and craft masonry
    - earth walling
    - stonemasonry
    - decoration
    - plastering
    - wall and floor tiling
    - carpentry and joinery
    - specialist heritage activities
  • 1.2 - Explain how programmed historical conservation/restoration activities should be supervised and carried out.
  • 1.3 - Explain how disruption to the works and general public can be minimised during historical conservation/restoration activities.
  • 1.4 - Describe different methods that can optimise work performances during historical conservation/restoration activities.
2 Observe current legislation and official guidance appropriate to the work environment.
  • 2.1 - Protect the workforce, the general public, visitors and the environment by applying information relating to at least three of the following:
    - methods of work
    - risk assessment
    - safe use and storage of tools
    - safe use and storage of materials
    - traffic management
    - emergency plans
  • 2.2 - List and describe the current legislation and official guidance that applies directly to historical conservation/restoration activities.
3 Identify and assess defects and problems, and recommend and implement corrective action which conforms to safe working methods and practices.
  • 3.1 - Observe and evaluate preparation and work activities against given requirements and methods of work to identify historical conservation/restoration defects and problems.
  • 3.2 - Apply corrective actions that follow safe working methods and practices to least three of the following historical conservation/restoration defects and problems:
    - limitations of design choices
    - construction errors
    - identification of further utilities
    - heritage concerns
    - environmental concerns
    - incorrect maintenance
    - identification of hazardous materials
    - breaches of security
  • 3.3 - Describe types of common historical conservation/ restoration defects and problems.
  • 3.4 - Explain methods that can be used to identify potential historical conservation/ restoration defects and problems.
  • 3.5 - Explain techniques and methods that allows recommendations to be made and corrective actions applied on identified historical conservation/ restoration defects and problems.
4 Keep accurate records of work progress checks, defects, problems, corrective action and quantities involved.
  • 4.1 - Implement recording systems following organisational procedures that identifies work progress checks, faults, problems and quantities involved.
  • 4.2 - Explain the methods that can be used to keep accurate records of work progress which can detail faults and problems, corrective actions and quantities of resources used.
  • 4.3 - Give reasons why accurate records should be kept.
5 Identify, assess and maintain the necessary resources for historical conservation/restoration activities.
  • 5.1 - Select and/or acquire and maintain at least four of the following resources for at least three of the following historical conservation/restoration activities:
    Resources:
    - people
    - plant, equipment or machinery
    - materials and components
    - sub-contractors
    - information
    - work and facilities
    - waste management
    - utility providers
    Historical conservation/restoration activities:
    - roofing
    - lead work
    - bricklaying and craft masonry
    - earth walling
    - stonemasonry
    - decoration
    - plastering
    - wall and floor tiling
    - carpentry and joinery
    - specialist heritage and historical conservation/ restoration activities.
  • 5.2 - Explain different ways that the necessary resources for historical conservation/restoration activities can be identified.
  • 5.3 - Explain how resources can be assessed for quality and how to maintain necessary resources for historical conservation/restoration activities.
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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