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Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace

Reference
J/506/4642
Level
Level 2
Credit Value
16
Guided Learning Hours
53
Grading Type
Pass/Fail
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in Preparing and operating forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge materials in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Interpret the given information relating to the preparation and use of forward tipping dumpers to carry out transporting and discharging operations.
  • 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, schedules, 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 the operation of forward tipping dumpers.
2 Organise with others the sequence and operation in which transporting and discharging operations using forward tipping dumpers are to be carried out.
  • 2.1 - Organise the work according to given information or instructions.
  • 2.2 - Describe how to communicate ideas between team members.
  • 2.3 - Organise and communicate with team members and other associated occupations.
  • 2.4 - Describe how to organise resources prior to and during transporting and discharging operations.
3 Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when carrying out transporting and discharging operations using forward tipping dumpers.
  • 3.1 - 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.
  • 3.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company and operative.
  • 3.3 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
4 Maintain safe and healthy working practices when preparing for and carrying out transporting and discharging operations using forward tipping dumpers.
  • 4.1 - Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply with the methods of work to carry out the activity in accordance with legislation and organisational requirements during transporting and discharging operations.
  • 4.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when carrying out transporting and discharging operations using forward tipping dumpers in relation to two or more of the following:
    - safe use and storage of plant or machinery
    - safe use and storage of tools and equipment
    - specific risks to health.
  • 4.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of protection, should be used, relating to forward tipping dumper use, and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and general work environment, in relation to:
    - collective protective measures
    - personal protective equipment (PPE)
    - respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
    - local exhaust ventilation (LEV).
  • 4.4 - Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment should be used in accordance with the given working instructions.
  • 4.5 - 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.
5 Request and select the required quantity and quality of resources to prepare for and carry out transporting and discharging operations using forward tipping dumpers.
  • 5.1 - Request and select resources associated with forward tipping dumpers in relation to consumables, materials, tools, ancillary equipment and/or accessories.
  • 5.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources, and how they should be used correctly, relating to:
    - consumables, lubricants and fuels
    - attachments and load coverings
    - hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.
  • 5.3 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
  • 5.4 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of required resources.
  • 5.5 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
  • 5.6 - Describe how to identify weight, quantity, pressure, length and area associated with the method/procedures to carry out transporting and discharging operations.
6 Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when preparing to and transporting and discharging materials.
  • 6.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
  • 6.2 - Prevent damage and maintain a clean work space.
  • 6.3 - Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.
  • 6.4 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
  • 6.5 - 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.
7 Complete the work within the allocated time when preparing to and transporting and discharging materials using forward tipping dumpers.
  • 7.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
  • 7.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and describe 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.
8 Comply with the given contract information to receive, transport and discharge materials using forward tipping dumpers to the required specification.
  • 8.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when preparing for and transporting and discharging materials using forward tipping dumpers:
    - checking, adjusting, communicating, manoeuvring, positioning, receiving, depositing, transporting, discharging and cleaning.
  • 8.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, ancillary equipment and/or accessories.
  • 8.3 - Prepare to, position, set up and operate forward tipping dumpers to receive, transport and discharge loads to given working instructions.
  • 8.4 - Shut down and secure forward tipping dumpers.
  • 8.5 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish authority needed to rectify, to:
    – identify the characteristics of the forward tipping dumpers used for transporting and discharging work
    – carry out function checks to receive, transport and discharge loads
    – identify characteristics, type and volume of loads to receive and transport
    – prepare, set up and adjust for operational requirements
    – carry out pre-operational checks for obstructions, stability, safety and security of the work and surrounding area
    – recognise and determine when specific skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly.
  • 8.6 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish authority needed to rectify, to:
    - identify the area for discharging
    - check to avoid damage to structures and utilities service apparatus
    - receive, transport and discharge materials safely and securely
    - be on the public highway
    - shut down and secure the forward tipping dumper
    - use hand tools, ancillary equipment and accessories.
  • 8.7 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team when preparing to and carrying out transporting and discharging operations.
  • 8.8 - Describe how to maintain the plant and machinery, hand tools and ancillary equipment used for transporting and discharging operations.
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. Please refer to the hyperlink for clarity - https://www.citb.co.uk/qualifications-standards/qualification-framework/
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.
This unit must be assessed against one of the following endorsements:
- Forward tipping dumper wheeled
- Forward tipping dumper tracked.

Qualifications offering this unit

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