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Assessment of this unit must be carried out in accordance with the Proskills QCF Assessment Strategy and GQA Qualification Implementation Guidance.
Know how to confirm the correct specification for the work being undertaken.
Explain how to obtain the specification.
Explain how to confirm that the specification is correct.
Be able to obtain and confirm the specification for the work being undertaken.
Obtain and confirm the specification.
Be able to select the correct equipment to do the work.
Select the correct equipment to do the work, e.g.
• manual tools
• Power tools
• Mould equipment
Confirm that the equipment is available, free from defect and safe for use.
Be able to prepare the equipment correctly.
Prepare the equipment correctly, for example.
• clean off any glass or other debris
• remove items liable to cause damage
Know what type of problems can occur and how to overcome them.
Describe three problems that can occur in the preparation of equipment and explain how they might be overcome.