CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry
Minimum 1 day of 6 learning hours
The purpose of training delivered against this standard is to provide delegates with an introduction to defect prevention for flooring in commercial floorcovering installation.
The scope includes:
- Hazards, risks and controls associated with the installation of textile and impervious floor coverings
- Working with customers
- Subfloor types, to include:
- Subfloor moisture testing, to include:
- impact of moisture
- test methods
- recording and evaluating results
- Site conditions, to include:
- identifying potential problems
- identifying defect symptoms
- selecting suitable solution
- Technical support
Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational group(s):
- operative and craft
There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard. However a basic knowledge of flooring terminology and techniques would be beneficial.
As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that, in relation to this standard, they have:
- A train the trainer or instructional techniques course certificate
- Successfully completed training to this standard
- At least 2 years relevant industrial experience
- A verifiable CV.
Delivery may be in an on or off the job environment.
All materials and equipment must be of a suitable quality and quantity for candidates to achieve learning outcomes, and must comply with relevant legislation.
The class size and candidate/instructor ratio must allow training to be delivered in a safe manner and enable candidates to achieve the learning outcomes.
The following delivery methods may not be used in the delivery of this standard:
This standard is considered to contain 51 per cent or more practical training.
For the successful completion of training, the trainer will be required to make a declaration of the learner’s contribution during the course and that they are confident the learner has understood the content of the course.
Quality assurance against this standard will require initial approval of the training organisation and their content mapped to the standard.
CITB will also conduct an approval intervention, either desk-based or centre visit, to ensure the training organisation can meet the requirements of the Training Standard.
Approved training organisations (ATOs) will be required to present information on records of training and assessment upon request to CITB for desk-based analysis. They will also be visited annually by the CITB quality assurance team.
There are no mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment requirements for this standard.
Either on request or in 3 years from approval date.
|The candidate will be able to: ||Additional guidance to support learning outcome
|Identify the hazards, risks and controls associated with the installation of textile and impervious floor coverings
|Interpret relevant standards
|Work with clients to ensure their requirements are met
|Identify subfloor types
|Test subfloor moisture levels
|Assess site conditions and impact on installation operations
|Select suitable flooring system
|Interpret manufacturers documentation