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Clearing the Site and Handing Over on Completion in the Workplace

Reference
M/505/0217
Level
Level 2
Credit Value
12
Guided Learning Hours
40
 
Aim
The aim of this unit is to illustrate the skills, knowledge and understanding required to confirm competence in clearing the site and handing over the site 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 clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 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 statements, risk assessments and manufacturers' information.
2 Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 2.1 - Describe their responsibilities regarding potential accidents and health hazards, whilst working:
    - in the workplace, below ground level, at height, in confined spaces, with tools and equipment, with materials and substances, with movement/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 clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 3.1 - Use health and safety control equipment and access equipment (if applicable) safely to carry out the activity in accordance with current legislation and organisational requirements when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 3.2 - Comply with information relating to specific risks to health when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 3.3 - Explain why and when health and safety control equipment, identified by the principles of protection, should be used, relating to clearing the site and handing over on completion, 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 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 hazards.
4 Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to clear the site and hand over on completion.
  • 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:
    - fittings and fixings
    - hand and/or portable powered 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.
5 Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
  • 5.2 - Minimise damage and maintain a clean 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 clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 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 clear the site and hand over on completion to the required specification.
  • 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when clearing the site and handing over on completion:
    - finishing, positioning, dismantling, clearing, cleaning, tidying and securing.
  • 7.2 - Complete the task and hand the site over, in accordance to given working instructions, ensuring the following:
    - excess materials are removed
    - the quality of the finished task matches the given specification
    - the client, customer or their representative is provided with relevant information and advice
    - the clients, customer or their representative accepts the condition of the completed task and site
    - records, reports and documentation are completed and registered.
  • 7.3 - Safely use materials, hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
  • 7.4 - Safely store the materials, tools and equipment used when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 7.5 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
    – identify required finish quality
    – remove and dispose of hazardous waste and non–hazardous waste
    – identify information that will be required by the client, customer or their representative
    – remove excess materials
    – clean and clear the task and surrounding area
    – secure site or work area
    – recognise and determine when specific skills and knowledge are require and report accordingly
    – make recommendations for specialist intervention
    – work on buildings of historical significance
    – complete records, reports and documentation, work sheets, guarantees, warranties, customer service information
    – register documentation
    – use hand tools, portable power tools and equipment
    – work at height
    – use access equipment.
  • 7.6 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to effectively communicate within a team when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
  • 7.7 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when clearing the site and handing over on completion.
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.