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View Unit : Maintain grounds of premises and facilities

Unit
Unit Reference Number
H/601/6513
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Maintain grounds of premises and facilities
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
25
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.4 Public Services, 5.2 Building and Construction, 7.3 Service Enterprises
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

this unit is subject to Asset Skills principles of assessment which can be found at:

http://www.assetskills.org/QualificationsAndStandards/Qualifications.asp

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Know how to carry out maintenance, and the appropriate conditions for doing so

1.1

State the required personal protective equipment and why it is important to wear it

1.2

State the tools and equipment available for use, and which are the most appropriate for the work

1.3

Explain why it is important to carry out maintenance only when the ground conditions and weather are suitable, and what these conditions are

2

Carry out maintenance according to given instructions

2.1

Choose the personal protective equipment, hand tools and equipment which are most suitable for the task

2.2

Carry out maintenance when the weather and ground conditions are suitable and at the appropriate times

2.3

Minimise damage and degradation to the area when maintaining grounds

3

Understand how to remove debris and litter from the area, and why this is important

3.1

Give examples of debris and litter that may need to be removed from grounds

3.2

State why it is important to correctly identify the nature of debris and litter, and the appropriate methods for disposing of these different types of refuse

3.3

State how and where unwanted debris and litter should be disposed of, and to whom queries regarding their safe disposal should be directed

3.4

State the requirements regarding the segregation of waste for disposal and recycling, why these must be adhered to, and the possible consequences of not doing so

3.5

List the collection points to which waste containers must be transferred

4

Remove any unwanted debris and litter as instructed

4.1

Identify the nature of any unwanted debris or litter

4.2

Using the appropriate methods, clear any unwanted debris from the area, and dispose in accordance with safe practice

4.3

Report any hazardous items or problems affecting the maintenance of the area to the relevant person,

4.4

Seek advice regarding the removal and disposal of hazardous items

4.5

Make sure completed work areas meet the requirements of the work specification

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.5.10.0L