This qualification is aimed at individuals wishing to prove they have the level and range of knowledge and skills required to carry out damage repair and resurfacing in the Construction working environment. Candidates must demonstrate the following work skills when repairing and resurfacing damaged area: mixing, preparing, inspecting, polishing and blending. Candidates must be able to prepare and apply filler/compound to repair area and finish off to correct profile to match existing surface, to given working instructions, relating to texture,
colour and hue and substrate and strength.
All work must be completed following Industry recognised Safe Working Practices and in accordance with relevant legislations.
This qualification is at Level 2, although some units may be at different levels and should be taken by those who are fully trained to deal with a range of tasks and situations.
Although it is not expected that all workers will complete the same tasks, there are 6 mandatory units with a total credit value of 31 credits Qualifications are now required to indicate the total qualification time (TQT), this is to show the typical time it will take someone to attain the required skills and knowledge to meet the qualification criteria, this qualification has a TQT of 310 hours.
Qualifications are also required to indicate the number of hours of teaching someone would normally need to receive in order to gain the skills and knowledge to achieve the qualification. These are referred to as Guided Learning Hours (GLH). The GLH for this qualification is 164.
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