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Qualification: Certificate of professional qualification: Dry Construction Builder

Certificate of professional qualification: Dry Construction Builder

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard: Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of notion:
1.1. construction machinery;
1.2. acoustic project;
1.3. fire safety project;
1.4. technical drawing;
1.5. regulatory construction documents;
1.6. concept of sustainable construction;
1.7. the regulatory enactments stipulating the working hours;
1.8. ergonomics.
2. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of undertsanding:
1.1. construction works;
2.2. project documentation, design project;
2.3. construction physics;
2.4. network schedule or calendar plan;
2.5. plastering functions;
2.6. technical features of construction materials;
2.7. technological processes and requirements;
2.8. quality requirements;
2.9. types of construction waste;
2.10. construction waste sorting procedure;
2.11. tolerance margins;
2.12. engineering communications;
2.13. work (output) standards;
2.14. history of architecture and design styles;
2.15. basics of communication;
2.16. professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.
3. The KNOWLEDGE at the level of use:
3.1. work organization at the construction site;
3.2. building structures (partition walls, external walls, suspended ceiling, design ceiling systems, cladding of walls and shafts, systems of simple, hollow and double floors);
3.3. dry building technologies and the materials to be used;
3.4. finishing work and the materials to be used;
3.5. measuring instruments;
3.6. dry buildings and plastering machines, workbenches and tools (incl. dry building tools, workbenches and machines, plastering and milling machines);
3.7. relocation of weights and cargo relocation machinery;
3.8. insulation works;
3.9. insulation materials, methods, and tools required for fixing;
3.10. decorative elements;
3.11. labour protection (requirements of the labour protection laws and regulations, safe working methods, personal and collective labour protective equipment, first aid);
3.12. electrical safety and fire safety, fire fighting equipment and its use;
3.13. information technologies;
3.14. basic principles of professional and general ethics;
3.15. environmental protection;
3.16. official language;
3.17. one foreign language at a professional communication level;
3.18. standards of the legal employment relations.



Skills:

1. To determine and demarcate the own working area.
2. To relocate construction materials for carrying out their own work.
3. To install and uninstall scaffolding.
4. To ensure electricity and water connection for direct work organization.
5. To read the technical and design project, as well as other technical documentation.
6. To calculate the required consumption of materials and labour-intensity.
7. To inform the manager of a structural unit or the dry building technician about the required resources and deadlines.
8. To assess the severity of danger of the situation and take the preventive measures.
9. To observe the requirements of the labour protection laws and regulations and to use personal and collective labour protection equipment.
10. To arrange a safe and ergonomically convenient workplace.
11. To use safe working methods.
12. To check and assess the work surface (visually, mechanically, with tools and special measuring instruments).
13. To choose and prepare materials for use in accordance with the work task.
14. To perform  cutting, milling, drilling and gluing work of the materials.
15. To create a structural frame.
16. To perform cladding of structures with construction materials.
17. To perform assembly of windows, door blocks, and crossarms.
18. To install insulation materials.
19. To perform plastering works according to the determined level of quality.
20. To grind and prime surfaces.
21. To perform puttying of surfaces and plasterboard seams in accordance with the surface quality requirements.
22. To perform surface correction in accordance with the design project requirements.
23. To use fixing methods and tools.
24. To make and assemble decorative design and acoustic elements (gypsum, polyurethane, etc. products).
25. To use dry building and plastering machines.
26. To assess the technical condition of machines and tools to be used in the dry building.
27. To perform technical maintenance of the machines and tools to be used in dry building.
28. To organize the own working time and observe the schedule of performance of the works.
29. To assess weather conditions and observe technical rules.
30. To work with cargo relocation equipment.
31. To assess usability of the leftover materials.
32. To identify hazardous waste.
33. To choose and use the appropriate measuring instruments (carpenter's level, measuring-tape, leveller, etc.).
34. To choose the technological process according to the construction progress.
35. To calculate the amount and value of the work performed.
36. To organize the own work without assistance, analyse the work process, assume responsibility for the result of the work.
37. To perform training of the new workers, learn and use new technologies, tools and materials.
38. To provide the first aid.
39. To observe the requirements of the environmental protection laws and regulations.
40. To observe the standards of the legal employment relations.
41. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
42. To have a good command of the official language.
43. To have a good command of one foreign language at the professional communication level.
44. To use professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.



Knowledge:

1. To determine and demarcate the own working area.
2. To relocate construction materials for carrying out their own work.
3. To install and uninstall scaffolding.
4. To ensure electricity and water connection for direct work organization.
5. To read the technical and design project, as well as other technical documentation.
6. To calculate the required consumption of materials and labour-intensity.
7. To inform the manager of a structural unit or the dry building technician about the required resources and deadlines.
8. To assess the severity of danger of the situation and take the preventive measures.
9. To observe the requirements of the labour protection laws and regulations and to use personal and collective labour protection equipment.
10. To arrange a safe and ergonomically convenient workplace.
11. To use safe working methods.
12. To check and assess the work surface (visually, mechanically, with tools and special measuring instruments).
13. To choose and prepare materials for use in accordance with the work task.
14. To perform  cutting, milling, drilling and gluing work of the materials.
15. To create a structural frame.
16. To perform cladding of structures with construction materials.
17. To perform assembly of windows, door blocks, and crossarms.
18. To install insulation materials.
19. To perform plastering works according to the determined level of quality.
20. To grind and prime surfaces.
21. To perform puttying of surfaces and plasterboard seams in accordance with the surface quality requirements.
22. To perform surface correction in accordance with the design project requirements.
23. To use fixing methods and tools.
24. To make and assemble decorative design and acoustic elements (gypsum, polyurethane, etc. products).
25. To use dry building and plastering machines.
26. To assess the technical condition of machines and tools to be used in the dry building.
27. To perform technical maintenance of the machines and tools to be used in dry building.
28. To organize the own working time and observe the schedule of performance of the works.
29. To assess weather conditions and observe technical rules.
30. To work with cargo relocation equipment.
31. To assess usability of the leftover materials.
32. To identify hazardous waste.
33. To choose and use the appropriate measuring instruments (carpenter's level, measuring-tape, leveller, etc.).
34. To choose the technological process according to the construction progress.
35. To calculate the amount and value of the work performed.
36. To organize the own work without assistance, analyse the work process, assume responsibility for the result of the work.
37. To perform training of the new workers, learn and use new technologies, tools and materials.
38. To provide the first aid.
39. To observe the requirements of the environmental protection laws and regulations.
40. To observe the standards of the legal employment relations.
41. To observe the basic principles of professional and general ethics.
42. To have a good command of the official language.
43. To have a good command of one foreign language at the professional communication level.
44. To use professional terminology in the official language and in one foreign language.

Reference Data

EQF Level:
Thematic area:
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Location:
NQF Level: 
3
Awarding body: 

- Mācību centrs "Buts"

Awarding body contact info: 

LĀČPLĒŠA IELA 125, RĪGA, LV-1003
Tālr.: 67221736
Fakss: 67221744
E-pasts: buts@buts.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Dry building assembler (7111 04)

Access requirements: 

From the age of 15, the transcript of records for partially acquired general basic education OR Certificate of general basic education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes) or
Formal (through non-formal education acquired competence recognition process, completing the qualifications professional examination)