understand the correct personal and vehicle protective equipment to be used within the automotive environment
explain the importance of wearing the types of PPE required for a range automotive repair activities
identify vehicle protective equipment for a range of repair activities
describe vehicle and personal safety considerations when working at the roadside
understand effective housekeeping practices in the automotive environment
describe why the automotive environment should be properly cleaned and maintained.
describe requirements and systems which may be put in place to ensure a clean automotive environment.
describe how to minimise waste when using utilities and consumables
state the procedures and precautions necessary when cleaning and maintaining an automotive environment.
Describe the selection and use of cleaning equipment when dealing with general cleaning, spillages and leaks in the automotive environment.
describe procedures for correct disposal of waste materials from an automotive environment
describe procedures for starting and ending the working day which ensure effective housekeeping practices are followed
understand key health and safety requirements relevant to the automotive environment
list the main legislation relating to automotive environment health and safety.
describe the general legal duties of employers and employees required by current health and safety legislation
describe key, current health and safety requirements relating to the automotive environment.
describe why workplace policies and procedures relating to health and safety are important
understand about hazards and potential risks relevant to the automotive environment
identify key hazards and risks in an automotive environment
describe policies and procedures for reporting hazards, risks, health and safety matters in the automotive environment.
state precautions and procedures which need to be taken when working with vehicles, associated materials, tools and equipment.
identify fire extinguishers in common use and which types of fire they should be used on
identify key warning signs and their characteristics that are found in the vehicle repair environment.
state the meaning of common product warning labels used in an automotive environment.
understand personal responsibilities
explain the importance of personal conduct in maintaining the health and safety of the individual and others
explain the importance of personal presentation in maintaining health safety and welfare