This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to drain and dewater civil construction sites. This includes establishing sedimentation controls, constructing sumps, installing surface or submersible pumps, and draining surface water using surface drains.It applies to those working in operational roles. They generally work under supervision to undertake a prescribed range of functions involving known routines and procedures and take some responsibility for the quality of work outcomes.
Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce & extend knowledge and skill competence within set & controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes & performance criteria requirements, incl the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.
Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:
*drain and dewater civil construction sites on at least two occasions, including:
During the above, the candidate must:
*locate and apply required legislation, documentation, policies and procedures
*identify, report and record hazards and risks
*work with others to drain and dewater civil construction sites that meet required outcomes, including:
*using communication techniques and equipment to convey information to others, including signage to advise others of work activity and exclusion zones
*communicating with others to receive and clarify work instructions
*completing written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures.
Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge:
*legislation required to drain and dewater civil construction sites
*policies, procedures and documentation required to drain and dewater civil construction sites, including those relating to:
The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):