Installation of British Gypsum GypWall partitions


Overview
The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with practical knowledge and skills to install British Gypsum GypWall partitions.

Title 

Installation of British Gypsum GypWall partitions 

Duration 

Minimum 2 day of 6 learning hours per day. 

Purpose/ 
scope 

The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with practical knowledge and skills to install British Gypsum GypWall partitions. 

  • hazards, risk assessment and safe systems of work  
  • GypWall partition range 
  • working to drawings  
  • construction principles  
  • related products (e.g. Gyproc plasterboards, Rigitone and Gyptone boards 
  • required tooling 

Occupational relevance 

Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational group(s): 

  • operative and craft 
  • supervision 

Candidate 
pre-requisites 

There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard. However a basic knowledge of interior systems terminology and techniques would be beneficial. 

Instruction/ supervision 

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 
  • verifiable CV 

Delivery 

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/may not be used in the delivery of this standard: 

  • practical training in an on or off the job environment 
  • classroom.

This standard is considered to contain 51% or more practical training. 

This standard is considered to be set at an intermediate level. 

Assessment 

For the successful completion of training, candidates must complete an end of course practical assessment or knowledge test that measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria.   

Quality assurance 

Assured 

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. 

Renewal 

There are no mandatory renewal or recommended refreshment requirements for this standard. 

Approval date 

14/10/19 

Review cycle 

Either on request or in 3 years from approval date. 

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to: 

Additional guidance to support learning outcome  

Describe typical hazards and conduct risk assessments.  

 

List the key features of the GypWall partition range. 

 

Work to drawings. 

 

Construct partitions, form doorways, openings, T junctions and incorporate services whilst maintaining system performance.  

 

Explain the principle of deflection heads and how this is used on partitions. 

http://www.british-gypsum.com/literature/white-book 

Explain how stud widths are calculated in relation to partition heights. 

http://www.british-gypsum.com/literature/white-book  

Construct the ceiling system forming flat ceilings, return bulkheads, access hatches and panels using single and double layer boarding. 

 

Use related products (e.g.Gyproc plasterboards, Rigitone and Gyptone boards) 

 

Additional information about this standard 

http://www.british-gypsum.com/literature/white-book