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Hire of cartridge and IC fixing tools


Standard details
The purpose of this standard is to give candidates an understanding of policies and procedures relating to the safe hire of cartridge and IC fixing tools.

CITB has developed this standard in discussion with industry

Duration

Minimum 1 day of 6 learning hours.

Purpose/Scope

The purpose of this standard is to give candidates an understanding of policies and procedures relating to the safe hire of cartridge and IC fixing tools. These versatile tools have particular properties that require very thorough examinations and testing. This standard is designed to support training in all aspects of preparation, testing and hiring of this equipment.

Scope: 

  • the range of cartridge and IC fixing tools
  • equipment returns
  • equipment preparation
  • equipment testing
  • equipment hire

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.

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 be used in the delivery of this standard:

  • classroom.

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

Assessment

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

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/refresher

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

Approval date

November 2018.

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 the range of cartridge and IC fixing tools  
Follow equipment return processes  
Prepare equipment for hire  
Test equipment before hire  
Hire equipment following correct procedures  
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