||Confirm the work requirements against the information supplied when planning historical conservation/restoration activities.
- 1.1 - Identify and establish at least two of the following historical conservation/restoration activities against at least five of the following information sources:
– lead work
– bricklaying and craft masonry
– earth walling
– wall and floor tiling
– carpentry and joinery
– specialist heritage activities
– survey reports
– drawings, schedules and specifications
– statutory consents
– risk assessments and method statements
– records about the competence of people
– sub-contractor arrangements
– health, safety and environmental plan
– archaeological watching brief
– material suppliers
– historical conservation plans.
- 1.2 - Explain how work requirements for historical conservation/restoration work can be confirmed.
- 1.3 - Explain who needs to be consulted when confirming work requirements for historical conservation/restorations.
||Identify and review influencing factors and guidance material about the work environment.
- 2.1 - Consider at least three of the following influencing factors when planning historical conservation/restoration activities:
- organisational requirements
- contractual requirements
- statutory requirements
- resource allocation
- working requirements
- environmental considerations
- weather conditions
- 2.2 - Examine at least two of the following guidance materials when planning historical conservation/ restoration activities:
- owner's manuals
- log books
- maintenance schedules and manuals
- practice guides and specifications
- current legislation and official guidance
- 2.3 - Explain how influencing factors and guidance materials can be identified and what different methods can be used to review them.
- 2.4 - Give reasons why influencing factors should be reviewed against guidance materials.
||Prioritise activities by assessing and accounting for all the influencing factors.
- 3.1 - Prioritise historical conservation/restoration activities whilst considering influencing factors.
- 3.2 - Explain methods that can assess and account for influencing factors when planning historical conservation/restoration activities.
- 3.3 - Explain the factors that need to be taken into account when prioritising historical conservation/restoration activities.
- 3.4 - Give reasons why historical conservation/restoration activities should be prioritised.
||Amend priorities to take account of changing circumstances whilst maintaining consistency with the influencing factors.
- 4.1 - Review and update pre-determined historical conservation/restoration priorities by taking into account at least four of the following changing circumstances:
- susceptibility to damage
- safety requirements
- need to inhibit and respond to deterioration
- compromised operational effectiveness
- weather conditions
- use or change of use
- meeting current legislation
- security threats
- 4.2 - Explain methods that allow priorities to be amended when influencing factors have been taken into account.
- 4.3 - Explain how changing circumstances can be accounted for when planning historical conservation/restoration activities.
||Prepare plans or schedules and negotiate and agree them with decision-makers.
- 5.1 - Identify, analyse and produce plans or schedules for at least three of the following historical conservation/ restoration activities:
- lead work
- bricklaying and craft masonry
- earth walling
- wall and floor tiling
- carpentry and joinery
- specialist heritage activities
- 5.2 - Explain how plans and schedules can be prepared for historical conservation/restoration activities.
- 5.3 - Explain methods and techniques of negotiating and agreeing plans and schedules with decision makers.