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Tool hire product awareness training (THPAT) - cleaning and decorating


Overview
The purpose of this standard is to train candidates in the hire sector to operate, demonstrate the operation and select accessories for cleaning and decorating hire fleet assets.

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 train candidates in the hire sector to operate, demonstrate the operation and select accessories for cleaning and decorating hire fleet assets.

Scope:

  • paint sprayers / compressors
  • hot air gun / paint strippers
  • wallpaper strippers
  • pressure washers
  • de-humidifiers
  • gas heaters.

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 year 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 statement may be included as guidance within the standard where necessary.

The following delivery methods may be used in the delivery of this standard:

  • classroom
  • a blend of classroom and e-learning
  • practical set up in a designated demonstration area.

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

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

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

On request or 3 years from approval date

Learning outcomes

The candidate will be able to: Additional guidance to support learning outcome
Describe relevant regulations and legal obligations http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/books/l22.htm
Identify appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) http://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/indg174.pdf
Select accessories and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • paint sprayers/compressors.
Samples of equipment type along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions and HAE guidance leaflets:

0912 Spray equipment Compressed Air, 0913 Airless Spray, 2118 Spraying Equipment, 2207 Titan Spraying Equipment
Select accessories  and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • hot air gun/paint stripper.
Samples of equipment type along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions and HAE guidance leaflets:

2104 Flame Guns and Blow Lamps
Select accessories and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • wallpaper stripper.
Samples of equipment type along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions and HAE guidance leaflets:

0901 Wallpaper Stripper 110/230v, 0902 Wallpaper Stripper - LPG
Select accessories and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • pressure washer.
Samples of equipment type along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions and HAE guidance leaflets
Select accessories and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • dehumidifier 110v/240v/Dual V.
Changing voltage on dual voltage units procedure Samples of equipment type along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions and HAE guidance leaflets:

1313 Dehumidifier
Select accessories and options for the equipment demonstrated:
  • gas heaters.
Inspection and adjustment of gas cylinders / regulators.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/gas/lpg/about.htm

HAE guidance leaftlets:

1303 Forced Air Heater, 1304 Forced Air Heater – Paraffin, 1306 Radiant Heater - Propane, 1307 Cabinet Heater - Butane, 1310 Radiant Heater 110/230v, 1316 Patio Heater - LPG, 2008 Liquefied Petroleum Gas, 2665 Andrews Gas Heater

Operate equipment Samples of equipment and accessories along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions
Demonstrate and describe emergency shutdown procedures for a range of equipment
Samples of equipment and accessories along with relevant manufacturer’s instructions
Complete a demonstration record and prepare equipment for hire Manufacturer’s instructions checklist
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