Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 1.1. - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, 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, method statements, risk assessments, manufacturers' information and current regulations governing buildings.
Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 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/storage of materials and 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 and operative.
- 2.3. - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
Maintain safe and healthy working practices when applying finishing plaster to background prepared surfaces.
- 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 applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 3.2. - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces in relation to the following:
- safe use of access equipment/working platforms
- 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 applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces, 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 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 apply finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 4.1. - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, tools and ancillary equipment.
- 4.2. - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
- clean water
- hand tools portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 4.3. - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
- 4.4. -
Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of required resources.
- 4.5. - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
- 4.6. - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method/procedure to apply finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 5.1. - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
- 5.2. -
Minimise damage and maintain a clean 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 applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 6.1. - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
- 6.2. - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain why deadlines should be kept in relation to:
- types of progress charts, timetables and estimated times
- organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
Comply with the given contract information to apply finishing plaster to prepared surfaces to the required specification.
- 7.1. - Demonstrate the following work skills when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces:
- checking, applying and finishing.
- 7.2. - Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 7.3. - Check surface, mix and apply finishing plasters to two of the following to given working instructions.
- pre-plastered surfaces
- finished concrete
- 7.4. - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
- mix plasters
- check surface preparation
- apply finishing plasters to vertical and horizontal surfaces (pre-plastered, plasterboard and finished concrete)
- recognise and determine when specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
- understand specific requirements for structures of special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance
- use hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment
- work at height
- use access equipment/working platforms.
- 7.5. - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.
- 7.6. -
Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when applying finishing plaster to prepared surfaces.