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Installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works in the workplace

Reference
L/615/6037
Level
Level 2
Credit Value
22
Guided Learning Hours
73
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works 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 work and resources when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, specifications, schedules, method statements, 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 statement, risk assessments, electronic data, written and verbal instructions, permits, manufacturers' information, current regulations governing buildings, structures and official guidance associated with installation, construction, maintenance, dismantling and removal of temporary works.
2 Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 2.1 - 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 and storage of materials and by manual handling and mechanical lifting.
  • 2.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company and operative.
  • 2.3 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
3 Maintain safe and healthy working practices when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 3.1 - Use health and safety control equipment safely and comply with the methods of work to carry out the activity in accordance with current legislation and organisational requirements when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 3.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works in relation to the following:
    - safe use of access equipment
    - safe use, storage and handling of materials, tools and equipment
    - specific risks to health.
  • 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of prevention should be used, relating to installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works 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).
  • 3.4 - Describe how the relevant health and safety control equipment should be used in accordance with the given working instructions.
  • 3.5 - 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.
4 Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove temporary works.
  • 4.1 - Select resources associated with own work in relation to materials, components, fixings, tools and equipment.
  • 4.2 - Describe the characteristics, quality, uses, sustainability, limitations and defects associated with the resources in relation to:
    - protective measures
    - materials
    - supports
    - components, fittings and fixings
    - hand tools, portable power tools and equipment.
  • 4.3 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
  • 4.4 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of required resources.
  • 4.5 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
  • 4.6 - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area, volume and wastage associated with the method and procedure to install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove temporary works.
5 Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
  • 5.2 - Maintain a clean and tidy work space.
  • 5.3 - Dispose of waste in accordance with current legislation.
  • 5.4 - Describe how to protect work from damage and the purpose of protection in relation to general workplace activities, other occupations and adverse weather conditions.
  • 5.5 - 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.
6 Complete the work within the allocated time when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 6.1 - Demonstrate completion of the work within the allocated time.
  • 6.2 - Describe the purpose of the work programme and explain 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.
7 Comply with the given contract information to install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove temporary works to the required specification.
  • 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works :
    - measuring, marking out, aligning, altering, assembling, building, erecting, laying, levelling, plumb, installing, checking, monitoring, adjusting, reinforcing, fitting, fixing, positioning, securing, dismantling and removing.
  • 7.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
  • 7.3 - Install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove to given working instructions for four of the following as temporary works to allow or enable permanent construction
    - protective screens, hoardings and covers
    - access and egress routes
    - supports
    - supporting structures
    - removal equipment
    - diverting equipment
    - site facilities
    - stabilisation.
  • 7.4 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
    – identify agreed quality requirements
    – conform to agreed specification
    – identify the roles of the temporary works supervisor and the temporary work co-ordinator
    – recognise the characteristics, critical factors of temporary works and interface with existing structures and permanent work
    – identify temporary works control mechanisms
    – check resources for type, quantity and damage and report discrepancies
    – install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove protective screens, hoardings and covers in order to restrict access and maintain the integrity of the protected items
    – install, construct, maintain, dismantle and remove access and egress routes, new and alterations to existing routes including pedestrian routes, vehicle routes, bridges, decks, openings, stairs, ramps, passing and parking places
    – assemble, build, align, erect, install, construct, dismantle and remove load bearing supports
    – assemble, build, align, erect, install, construct, dismantle and remove supports that hold in position including formwork, falsework and excavation support systems
    – identify the criteria, characteristics and differences between proprietary and bespoke support systems
    – check and maintain supporting structures including scaffolding, formwork, falsework, props, excavation support and dewatering systems
    – check condition, support and protection of utilities
    – recognise the checking, inspection, examination and certification criteria for temporary works
    – install removal equipment including gantries, hoists, skips, chutes, conveyors, vacuums, pumps and pipework
    – maintain removal and diverting equipment, including alterations by reinforcement
    – recognise the criteria for disconnecting, protecting and reconnecting utilities
    – fit, fix, position, align, secure, dismantle and remove supports and carriage systems, underground and overhead, to divert utility carrying equipment including electric, communications, water (foul, surface and fresh), gas and air
    – work with, around and in close proximity to plant and machinery
    – recognise the criteria for directing and guiding the movement and operations of vehicles, plant and machinery
    – measure, mark out, transfer, set out and maintain lines, plumbs and levels
    – monitor wear and tear on temporary works and report
    – recognise and determine when additional specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
    – determine specific requirements for structures of special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance
    – use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment
    – work at height
    – use access equipment.
  • 7.5 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
  • 7.6 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when installing, constructing, maintaining, dismantling and removing temporary works.
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 FOUR of the following endorsements:
- Protective screens, hoardings and covers
- Access and egress routes
- Supports
- Supporting structures
- Removal equipment
- Diverting equipment
- Site facilities
- Stabilisation.