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Overview

Framework:
RQF
Level:
Level 1
Unit No:
A/505/1595
Credits:
3
Guided learning hours:
30 hours

Assessment Guidance

Portfolio of Evidence

Unit Learning Outcomes

1

Know about tools and equipment.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1
    Select appropriate tools and equipment to build a wall.

2

Be able to set out the work area.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1
    Select appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • 2.2
    Select required materials.
  • 2.3
    Set out the work area.

3

Be able to cut bricks and blocks.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1
    Identify appropriate tools for cutting bricks and blocks.
  • 3.2
    Cut bricks and blocks in a safe manner.

4

Be able to roll, spread and place a bed joint and perpendicular onto bricks and blocks.

Assessment Criteria

  • 4.1
    Identify appropriate hand tools.
  • 4.2
    Roll, spread and place perpendicular onto bricks and blocks.
  • 4.3
    Roll, spread and place bed joints onto bricks and blocks.

5

Be able to build small walls in bricks and blocks.

Assessment Criteria

  • 5.1
    Build a small wall in bricks.
  • 5.2
    Build a small wall in blocks.

6

Know about pointing and jointing.

Assessment Criteria

  • 6.1
    Identify the difference between pointing and jointing.
  • 6.2
    Identify the different types of joint finishes.

7

Be able to apply a joint finish.

Assessment Criteria

  • 7.1
    Apply a joint finish as instructed.

8

Be able to work safely and efficiently.

Assessment Criteria

  • 8.1
    Carry out bricklaying work in line with safe working practices.
  • 8.2
    Clean and store tools in line with craft practice.
  • 8.3
    Leave work area clean and free from debris.
  • 8.4
    Dispose of/recycle waste as appropriate.

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