||Organise activities to make the most efficient use of the available resources.
- 1.1 - Plan and implement work activities that efficiently use at least four of the following resources:
- plant, equipment or machinery
- materials and components
- work area and facilities
- waste management
- utility providers
- 1.2 - Explain different possible ways of organising work activities that can make the best use of resources.
- 1.3 - Give reasons why work activities need to be organised to make the best use of resources.
- 1.4 - Explain the effects on work programmes and schedules if resources are not effectively organised.
||Evaluate alternative methods, resources and systems to select the best solution to meet programmes and schedules.
- 2.1 - Assess and identify a variety of effective solutions for alternative work methods, resources and systems to meet a range of programmes, operations and schedules.
- 2.2 - Explain the different ways of evaluating alternative resources, methods and systems to meet work programmes, operations and schedules.
- 2.3 - Explain the different methods of evaluating information in order to select best solutions to meet work programmes, operations and schedules.
||Obtain clarification or advice from various sources where the resources needed are not available.
- 3.1 - Request and procure advice or clarification to determine required resources from at least three of the following:
- client, customer or their representative
- lift planner
- project team
- practice research
- technical publications
- trade literature
- other team members
- 3.2 - Explain methods of selecting potential sources for clarification and advice for a range of work programmes.
- 3.3 - Outline the types of information that could be gained from various information sources.
- 3.4 - Explain the different methods of and reasons for obtaining clarification and advice when the resources needed are not available.
||Analyse activities against project or operation data and the requirements of external factors.
- 4.1 - Examine a range of work activities using a production study, works study production analysis against three of the following external factors:
- other related programmes
- supply lead times
- special working conditions
- statutory limitations
- site conditions
- availability of resources
- 4.2 - Explain how to identify resources and related information against project or operational data requirements.
- 4.3 - Describe ways in which external factors can affect a programme, operation or schedule.
- 4.4 - Explain the different methods of analysing work activities against project data, resources, related information and external factors.
- 4.5 - Describe the effects external factors can have on programmes and schedules.
- 4.6 - Explain the different methods of analysing work activities against resources and related information.
||Update existing programmes and schedules of planned activities and suggest them to decision makers/persons responsible.
- 5.1 - Carry out updating on at least two of the following programmes or schedule content:
- bar charts
- critical analysis
- action lists
- method statements
- 5.2 - Inform decision makers/persons responsible of updates that should be made on works programmes and schedules.
- 5.3 - Explain different methods of updating existing programmes and schedules.
- 5.4 - Describe the possible effects on the project if programmes and schedules are not updated when factors change.
- 5.5 - Describe the ways and means of suggesting updates to existing programmes and schedules to decision makers.
||Implement systems to monitor and record works against programmes and schedules, and use the results to improve future production and planning.
- 6.1 - Monitor and record works being undertaken against given programmes and schedules following organisational procedures.
- 6.2 - Collect and analyse results of monitoring programmes against given programmes and schedules.
- 6.3 - Identify and record areas of future improvements to production and planning.
- 6.4 - Describe the different systems that could be available for monitoring work programmes and schedules.
- 6.5 - Describe different methods of implementing systems for monitoring and recording works against programmes and schedules.
- 6.6 - Give reasons why it is necessary to monitor and record the results of works against programmes and schedules.
- 6.7 - Explain the possible methods of reviewing recorded results of works against programmes and schedules to improve future production and planning.