Interior systems introduction to setting out of basic metal stud partitions and wall linings, including reading off plans and verbal communication


Overview
The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with practical knowledge and skills required as an introduction to setting out of basic metal stud partitions and wall linings, including reading off plans and verbal communication.

Title 

Introduction to setting out of basic metal stud partitions and wall linings, including reading off plans 

Duration 

Minimum 1/2 day of 3 learning hours  

Purpose/ 
scope 

The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with practical knowledge and skills required as an introduction to setting out of basic metal stud partitions and wall linings, including reading off plans and verbal communication. 

Scope: 

  • Information and sources 
  • team working  
  • interpreting the design 
  • safe working practices 
  • basic calculations 
  • setting out tools 
  • traditional setting out methods 
  • British standard codes of practice for design and installation of plasterboard systems 
  • resources used for metal stud partitions. 

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 
  • a 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. 

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

This standard is considered to be set at an entry 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 

No Renewal/Refreshment Requirements - 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  

Briefly explain information and sources of relevant information. 

 

Carrying out basic calculations. 

 

Work as part of a team under instruction. 

 

Demonstrate safe and clean working practices within the work place. 

 

Interpret the design specified. 

 

Use a spirit level and chalk lines for setting out. 

 

Set out of partition systems using traditional methods. 

 

Briefly explain the tolerances for setting out and construction of partitions. 

 

Briefly describe the British standard codes of practice for design and installation of plasterboard systems. 

 

List and describe a range of resources used for metal stud partitions and their differences. 

 

Additional information about this standard 

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance: 

Managing construction health risks 

Safety topics 

Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publication: 

Health and safety in construction, HSG150, 2006.