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Contributing to the Identification of Work Teams in the Workplace

Level 5
Credit Value
Guided Learning Hours
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in contributing to the identification of work teams in the workplace within the relevant sector of industry.

Learning Outcomes Assessment Criteria
The Learner Will The Learner Can
1 Identify any significant factors which will affect the number, type and availability of people and services.
  • 1.1 - Examine and analyse project requirements and consider at least three of the following significant factors:
    - location
    - cost
    - time
    - skills, experience and knowledge required and available
    - training and development requirements
    - current legislation
  • 1.2 - Explain methods that can identify significant factors that can affect numbers, types and availability of people or services for typical projects.
2 Evaluate and record the quality and potential reliability of people or services, and circulate the results to decision-makers.
  • 2.1 - Undertake a selection, assessment and recording process on at least two of the following people or services to check that their work quality and reliability meets organisational requirements:
    - technical staff
    - sub-contractors
    - specialist services
    - operatives
  • 2.2 - Inform decision makers of the outcomes of quality and reliability checks made on relevant people or services.
  • 2.3 - Describe methods that can evaluate and record the quality and potential reliability of people or services.
  • 2.4 - Explain typical ways and techniques of circulating results from evaluations of quality and potential reliability to decision-makers.
3 Negotiate and agree proposals which are likely to produce effective teams.
  • 3.1 - Consult people or service providers selected as meeting programme requirements, and agree proposals for their effective participation with relevant projects.
  • 3.2 - Confirm team members on relevant projects with selected people or service providers.
  • 3.3 - Explain factors that allow proposals to be made for team membership from selected people or service providers.
  • 3.4 - Explain negotiation methods that can be used to get appropriate people or services for given teams.
4 Follow rules and formalities for obtaining people and services.
  • 4.1 - Identify and apply at least two of the following rules and formalities when identifying team members for relevant programmes of work:
    - contractual
    - current legislation
    - codes of practice
    - organisational procedures
    - certification of competence
  • 4.2 - Explain how to work within current rules and formalities governing the identification of work teams.
  • 4.3 - Give reasons on why they must work within current rules and formalities when identifying teams.
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.

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