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Interior Systems introduction to the construction of door and window openings
Minimum 1/2 day of 3 learning hours
The purpose of this standard is to provide the candidate with practical knowledge and skills required to work on the construction of door and window openings
Training delivered against this standard would be relevant to the following occupational group(s):
There are no candidate pre-requisites as part of this standard. However a basic knowledge of interior systems terminology and techniques would be beneficial.
As a minimum, course instructors must be able to demonstrate that, in relation to this standard, they have:
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:
This standard is considered to contain 51% or more practical training.
This standard is considered to be set at an entry level.
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 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.
No Renewal/Refreshment Requirements - 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
Briefly explain instructions and technical literature, manufacturer’s instructions and safety requirements.
Work as part of a team under instruction.
Demonstrate safe and clean working practices within the work place.
Interpret the design specified.
Demonstrate the correct construction of openings for doors and windows within British Standards and NHBC tolerances and manufacturers’ specifications.
Demonstrate knowledge of requisite structural strength.
Construct openings for doors and windows to British standards and NHBC tolerances.
Briefly explain how to interpret the design specified.
Construct door and window details to British Standards, NHBC and manufacturers’ specifications according to the system being used.
Describe how to construct openings with requisite structural strength for the door or window to be installed.
Briefly explain British Standards and NHBC tolerances
Identify the correct method of detailing for a given opening requirement.
Describe the different types of detail available for openings in different drywall systems.
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) guidance:
Managing construction health risks
Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publication:
Health and safety in construction, HSG150, 2006.
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