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Lesson 1:  Identify, use and maintain a range of hand and power tools, machines and equipment

  • Tools, machines and equipment are identified and correctly used in accordance with the requirements of the specific task.

  •  Tools and equipment are maintained and stored to meet the functional requirements of the specific tasks. 

  • Power tool cables are checked for wear and tear (cables and switches) and power tools are used in accordance with safe-handling procedures. 

  • Machines and equipment are appropriately set up to comply with manufacturers specifications. 

Lesson 2:  Use a range of levelling devices to determine and transfer horizontal and vertical levels

  • The datum levels are determined utilising existing benchmarks

  • Levelling devices are correctly used for the transferring of levels.

  • Levels are accurately determined and transferred in accordance with construction specification

  • The levelling instrument is calibrated in accordance with maintenance procedures

Lesson 3: Select materials and use appropriate application methods. 

  • Appropriate materials are selected and applied for the requirements of a specific task. 

  • Material wastage is minimised to reduce cost. 

  • Housekeeping and safety standards are adhered to for the protection of work under construction

  • The application methods utilised are reviewed to determine the impact on the environment.