Interpret the given information relating to the work and resources when repairing rainwater systems.
- 1.1 - Interpret and extract relevant information from drawings, scales, 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, scales, specifications, schedules, method statements, risk assessments, manufacturers' information, official guidance and current regulations governing buildings.
Know how to comply with relevant legislation and official guidance when repairing rainwater systems.
- 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, by manual handling and mechanical lifting
–near telephone lines and overhead power supplies.
- 2.2 - Describe the organisational security procedures for tools, equipment and personal belongings in relation to site, workplace, company, operative and vehicles.
- 2.3 - Explain what the accident reporting procedures are and who is responsible for making reports.
Maintain safe and healthy working practices when repairing rainwater systems.
- 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 repairing rainwater systems.
- 3.2 - Demonstrate compliance with given information and relevant legislation when repairing rainwater systems 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 repairing rainwater systems, and the types, purpose and limitations of each type, the work situation and general work environment, in relation to:
-collective protective measures
-local exhaust ventilation (LEV)
-personal protective equipment (PPE)
respiratory protective equipment (RPE).
- 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.
Select the required quantity and quality of resources for the methods of work to repair rainwater systems.
- 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:
–polymer liners, sarking, cappings, corner inserts, boundary dividers, sealants, fixings
–rainwater systems components
–fittings and fixings
–hand tools, power tools and equipment.
- 4.3 - Describe how to confirm that the resources and materials conform to the specification.
- 4.4 - Describe how the resources should be used correctly and how problems associated with the resources are reported.
- 4.5 - Explain why the organisational procedures have been developed and how they are used for the selection of the required resources.
- 4.6 - Describe any potential hazards associated with the resources and methods of work.
- 4.7 - Describe how to calculate quantity, length, area and wastage associated with the method and procedure to repair rainwater systems.
Minimise the risk of damage to the work and surrounding area when repairing rainwater systems.
- 5.1 - Protect the work and its surrounding area from damage in accordance with safe working practices and organisational procedures.
- 5.2 - Maintain a clear 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.
Complete the work within the allocated time when repairing rainwater systems.
- 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 productivity targets and time scales
– organisational procedures for reporting circumstances which will affect the work programme.
Comply with the given contract information to repair rainwater systems to the required specification.
- 7.1 - Demonstrate the following work skills when repairing rainwater systems:
– measuring, marking out, cutting, profiling, fitting sealing and securing.
- 7.2 - Use and maintain hand tools, portable power tools and ancillary equipment.
- 7.3 - Repair at least one of the following rainwater systems to given working instructions:
-concrete gutters with polymer liners
-metal gutters or downpipes
-plastic gutters or downpipes.
- 7.4 - Describe how to apply safe and healthy work practices, follow procedures, report problems and establish the authority needed to rectify them, to:
–re-line concrete with polymer liners and corner inserts
–repair metal gutters
–repair plastic gutters
–seal downpipe outlets
–replace rainwater components
–assess expansion and contraction across products
–assess compatibility across manufacturer’s products
–recognise and determine when specialist skills and knowledge are required and report accordingly
–determine specific requirements for structures of special interest, traditional build (pre 1919) and historical significance
–identify and follow the installation quality requirements
–work with, around and in close proximity to plant and machinery
–direct and guide the operations and movement of plant and machinery
–use hand tools, power tools and equipment
–work at height
–use access equipment.
- 7.5 - Describe the needs of other occupations and how to communicate effectively within a team when repairing rainwater systems.
- 7.6 - Describe how to maintain the tools and equipment used when repairing rainwater systems.