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Contributing to the specified drilling programme in the workplace

Reference
J/601/7315
Level
Level 2
Credit Value
14
Guided Learning Hours
47
Grading Type
Pass/Fail
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in contributing to the specified drilling programme in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Interpret the given information and the work programme when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 1.1 - Interpret information and instructions accurately in relation to the work programme from drawings, instructions, method statements, specifications, schedules and manufacturer's information.
  • 1.2 - Refer to and agree any departures from information and instructions with the authorised person.
  • 1.3 - State the approved procedures and practices relevant to the operations, work activity and workplace environment, relating to:
    - organisational
    - regulatory
    - emergency
    - operational.
  • 1.4 - Describe different types of information and instructions in relation to the specified work activity including drawings, instructions, specifications, method statements, schedules and manufacturer's information.
  • 1.5 - Assess and communicate the impact that the pending work activity will have on the personnel and property in accordance with organisational procedures.
2 Prepare for the work when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 2.1 - Carry out preparation work using appropriate and agreed work methods, technical information and instructions when preparing for the specified drilling programme in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
  • 2.2 - Confirm resources appropriate to contributing to the specified drilling programme are available and ready for use in accordance with the work requirement and approved procedures and practices, in relation to:
    - materials, components and fixings
    - machinery, tools and equipment.
  • 2.3 - Describe the different types of materials, components, tools and equipment relevant to the work activity, in relation to:
    - drilling rigs
    - hand and/or powered tools, machinery and ancillary equipment.
3 Maintain safe working practices when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 3.1 - Use personal protective equipment (PPE) safely to carry out the work in accordance with approved procedures and practices and in compliance with current statutory requirements when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 3.2 - Describe their responsibilities under the current health and safety statutory regulations whilst working:
    - in the workplace, below ground level, at height, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement/storage of materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.
  • 3.3 - Demonstrate that safety is not compromised and further clarification is sought if any information is unclear.
  • 3.4 - Record and report any defects and deficiencies to the appropriate authorised person, in accordance with the organisational and operational procedures.
  • 3.5 - Identify potential hazards and/or adverse conditions that could affect the work and agree a suitable action with the appropriate person(s).
  • 3.6 - Outline potential hazards and/or adverse conditions that could impact on the work activity.
  • 3.7 - Refer any problems and/or conditions outside their level of responsibility arising from information, resources and methods of work to the appropriate authorised person.
4 4 Minimise the risk of damage to the work, surrounding area and environment when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 4.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage.
  • 4.2 - Minimise damage and maintain a clean work space.
  • 4.3 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
  • 4.4 - Dispose of waste in accordance with legislation.
  • 4.5 - State why the disposal of waste should be carried out safely in accordance with environmental responsibilities, organisational procedures, manufacturers' information, statutory regulations and official guidance.
5 Implement and maintain the specified work activity to the given requirements when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 5.1 - Prepare resources to the given requirements and work instructions, using appropriate communication methods and in accordance with the specified work programme, agreed standards and approved procedures and practices to form bored and/or driven holes, and/or specialist works.
  • 5.2 - Describe the standards, work methods and different communication methods relevant to preparing for and forming a hole in accordance with approved procedures and practices in relation to one or more of the following drilling methods:
    - cable percussive
    - rotary
    - rotary percussive
    - dynamic sampling
  • 5.3 - Safely use and store hand tools, machinery and ancillary equipment relevant to the work activity and in accordance with approved procedures and practices.
  • 5.4 - Work effectively as an individual and/or as part of a team when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 5.5 - State the needs of other occupations and how to communicate within a team when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 5.6 - Describe how to care for the tools, machinery and equipment used when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
  • 5.7 - Maintain records in accordance with operational and organisational requirements when contributing to the specified drilling programme.
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.
This unit must be assessed against a minimum of one of the following endorsements:
- Rotary
- Rotary percussive
- Cable percussive
- Dynamic sampling.