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Prepare and run in-situ moulds

Reference
K/504/7915
Level
Level 3
Credit Value
14
Guided Learning Hours
98
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and skills to be deemed trained to:
-interpreting information
-select and prepare resources
-prepare and run in-situ moulds
-apply and finish mouldings


Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Know how to interpret information related to preparing and running in-situ moulds.
  • 1.1 - State the potential hazards associated with preparing and running in-situ moulds.
    - Including:
    - preventative measures.
  • 1.2 - Evaluate the different information sources used when preparing and running in-situ moulds.
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    Such as:
    - manufacturers' information, instructions, specifications, drawings.

  • 1.3 - Explain the purpose of relevant information sources in terms of complex mouldings.
  • 1.4 - Explain how working drawings aid the process of complex moulding.
  • 1.5 - Explain the requirements for conservation work from the information sources.
  • 1.6 - Explain the classical orders of architecture taken from drawings.
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    Classical orders including:
    - types of columns, capitals, entablature, arches.

  • 1.7 - Explain the methods used to report inaccuracies in the drawings and specifications.
  • 1.8 - Describe the appropriate methods of communicating with other team members.
2 Be able to interpret information related to preparing and running in-situ moulds.
  • 2.1 - Produce a risk assessment for preparing and running in-situ moulds.
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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 preparing and running in-situ moulds.
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    Such as:
    - manufacturers' information, instructions, specifications, drawings.

  • 2.3 - Check for conformity of the information from the given specification.
  • 2.4 - Extract information from manufacturers' technical information.
  • 2.5 - Produce specifications for in-situ moulded work.
  • 2.6 - Produce working drawings for running moulds.
  • 2.7 - Calculate appropriate quantities of materials and labour required for running in-situ moulds.
  • 2.8 - Report any discrepancies with the information sources to the relevant person.
3 Know how to prepare for running in-situ moulds.
  • 3.1 - Explain the personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements to prepare and run in-situ moulds.
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    Including:
    - collective protective measures.
    - personal protective equipment (PPE).
    - respiratory protective equipment (RPE).

  • 3.2 - 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.

  • 3.3 - List the suitable tools and equipment used for running in-situ moulds.
  • 3.4 - Describe the potential effects of using out of date plasters and cement.
  • 3.5 - Explain the reasons for ensuring the compatibility of backgrounds, backing and the finish plaster to be applied.
  • 3.6 - Describe the limitations and use of a range of materials used for in-situ work.
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    Materials including:
    - lime, sand and plaster for internal work, cement for external work.

  • 3.7 - Explain the purpose of bracketing.
  • 3.8 - Explain procedures for handling and storing materials in accordance with the given specification.
4 Be able to prepare for running in-situ moulds.
  • 4.1 - Select and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to prepare and run in-situ moulds.
  • 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 - Select materials for the work that comply with the given specification.
  • 4.4 - Select the appropriate tools and equipment to run in-situ moulds.
  • 4.5 - Comply with written and oral instructions to carry out the work.
  • 4.6 - Handle and store materials in accordance with the given specification.
5 Know how to apply and finish plastering materials to form mouldings.
  • 5.1 - Describe the sequence of mixing plastering materials for internal and external work.
  • 5.2 - Explain how to prepare internal and external backgrounds prior to running in-situ moulds.
  • 5.3 - Explain how to form internal and external moulded angles.
  • 5.4 - Explain how to form curved mouldings and raking sections.
  • 5.5 - Describe how to install bracketing.
  • 5.6 - Describe how to run down short breaks and returns.
  • 5.7 - Describe how to form internal and external mitres.
  • 5.8 - Explain how to apply and finish a range of plain and decorative in-situ moulded work both internally and externally.
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    Moulded work including:
    - cornices, dados, columns, panels, arches.

6 Be able to apply and finish plastering materials to form mouldings.
  • 6.1 - Ensure the work area is clean and free from debris.
  • 6.2 - Mix plastering materials in sequence to the required consistency.
  • 6.3 - Prepare materials for running in-situ mouldings.
  • 6.4 - Prepare internal and external backgrounds prior to running in-situ moulds in accordance with the given specification.
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    Including:
    - for coring out and running finish.

  • 6.5 - Construct and prepare running moulds for a range of plain and decorative in-situ moulded work in accordance with the given specification.
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    Moulded work including:
    - panels, skirtings, cornices, raking and curved mouldings, angles, dados, arches.

  • 6.6 - Run down short breaks and returns in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.7 - Form internal and external mitres in accordance with the given specification.
  • 6.8 - Apply and finish in-situ moulded work to form curved surfaces in accordance with the given specification.
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    Moulded work including:
    - cornices, dado, arches and panel mouldings.

    Backgrounds to include:
    - solid and applied.

    Including:
    - internal and external.

  • 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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