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Apply plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces

Reference
F/504/7953
Level
Level 3
Credit Value
38
Guided Learning Hours
266
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to:
-interpret information and select and prepare the required resources
-apply plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Know how to interpret information related to applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 1.1 - State the potential hazards associated with applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
    - Including:
    - preventative measures.
  • 1.2 - Evaluate the different information sources used when applying plaster to produce complex internal surfaces.
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    Including:
    - manufacturers' information, given specifications, drawings.

  • 1.3 - Explain the purpose of relevant information sources when applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 1.4 - Explain the importance of working drawings when applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 1.5 - Describe the appropriate methods of communicating with other team members.
  • 1.6 - Describe the appropriate methods for reporting inaccuracies with information.
2 Be able to interpret information related to applying render to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 2.1 - Produce a risk assessment for applying render materials to produce internal surfaces.
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    Including:
    - method of work.
    - manufacturers' technical information.
    - statutory regulations.
    - official guidance.

  • 2.2 - Use a range of sources to interpret and extract relevant information relating to applying plaster to produce complex internal surfaces.
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    Including:
    - manufacturers' information, given specifications, drawings.

  • 2.3 - Check for conformity of the information from the given specification.
  • 2.4 - Produce a method statement for carrying out plasterwork in accordance with the given specification.
  • 2.5 - Use information sources to produce drawings in relation to producing complex internal surfaces.
  • 2.6 - Calculate appropriate quantities of materials required for producing complex internal surfaces.
3 Know how to prepare for applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 3.1 - Describe the methods used to select materials used in conservation work.
  • 3.2 - Explain the personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements for applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
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    Including:
    - collective protective measures.
    - personal protective equipment (PPE).
    - respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

  • 3.3 - Explain how to protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with the given specification.
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    Including:
    - against damage from general workplace activities, other occupations and environmental conditions.

  • 3.4 - Describe the limitations and uses of plasters used to produce complex internal surfaces.
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    Could include:
    - water treatments, silicone.

  • 3.5 - Describe the potential effects of using out of date plasters.
  • 3.6 - Describe the purpose for ensuring the compatibility of backgrounds and plasters applied to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 3.7 - Describe the different types, advantages and purpose of metal lathing.
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    Including:
    - expanded metal lathing (EML).

  • 3.8 - Describe the different types, uses and purpose of trims used to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 3.9 - Explain what is meant by the term pattern staining in relation to producing complex internals surfaces and how to remedy it.
  • 3.10 - Explain procedures for handling and storing materials and plasters in accordance with the given specification.
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    Including:
    - reasons for storing in date order.

4 Be able to prepare for applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 4.1 - Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when applying plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 4.2 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with the given specification.
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    Including:
    - maintaining a clean work space, disposal of waste.

  • 4.3 - Ensure work areas are clean and free from debris.
  • 4.4 - Select the appropriate hand and power tools and ancillary equipment to carry out the work in accordance with the given specification.
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    Tools including:
    - plasterers' hand tools and mixing equipment.

    Equipment including:
    - levelling equipment, mixing equipment.

  • 4.5 - Check that the selected materials comply with the given specification.
  • 4.6 - Comply with written and oral instructions and method statements when selecting and preparing resources.
5 Know how to apply plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 5.1 - Explain how background surfaces are prepared prior to applying plaster to form complex internal surfaces.
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    Including:
    - Remedial works e.g. damp-proofing.

  • 5.2 - Explain the sequence for mixing plaster materials used to form complex internal surfaces.
  • 5.3 - Explain how to apply and finish one-coat, two-coat and three-coat plaster work to a range of solid and applied complex surface backgrounds.
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    Could include:
    - inclined surfaces, fluted and entasised columns, curved ceilings, curved walls, coffered and beamed ceilings, niches barrels and lunettes, walls.

    Finishes including:
    - terrazzo, mosaic, polished plasterers' finishes.

  • 5.4 - Explain the suitable methods of forming complex internal and external angles.
  • 5.5 - Explain the setting, curing and hardening times for plasters used to form complex internal surfaces.
6 Be able to apply plaster materials to produce complex internal surfaces.
  • 6.1 - Inspect and prepare background surfaces prior to applying plaster to form complex internal surfaces. To include two of the following: columns, piers, curved surfaces, concave surfaces and convex surfaces.
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    Backgrounds to include: at least two from the following:
    - columns.
    - piers.
    - curved surfaces.
    - convex surfaces.

  • 6.2 - Mix a range of selected plastering materials to produce complex internal surfaces in accordance with the given specification.
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    Materials including:
    - fibered and haired mixes, proprietary, sanded and lightweight plasters.

  • 6.3 - Select and install sheet plasterboard materials in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.4 - Apply and finish one-coat, two-coat and three-coat plaster work to a range of solid and applied complex surface backgrounds in accordance with the given specification. To include two of the following: columns, piers, curved surfaces, concave surfaces and convex surfaces.
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    Backgrounds to include: at least two from the following columns, piers, curved surfaces and convex surfaces.

  • 6.5 - Install expanded metal lath (EML) in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.6 - Install beads and trims in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.7 - Form internal and external angles, reveals and expansion joints in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.8 - Form entasised columns and pilasters in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.9 - Work at height from scaffold systems safely and in accordance with current legislation.
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    Including:
    - The Work at Height Regulations 2005.

Assessment guidance and/or requirements
This unit will be achieved in accordance with the additional guidance requirements as set out by the Awarding Organisation.

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