Plan activites to tradtional and heritage buildings and structures

URN: COSVR720
Business Sectors (Suites): Construction Site Management,Construction Site Supervision
Developed by: Construction Skills
Approved on: 30 Sept 2020

Overview

This standard is about planning activities to traditional and heritage buildings and structures by prioritising and programming work activities for the repair, maintenance, conservation, alteration, adaptation, energy efficiency retrofit, installation or replacement of building services for traditional (pre 1919) and heritage buildings and structures and adopting safe, healthy and environmentally responsible work practices in accordance with current organisational requirements which are equal to or exceed current statutory and legislative requirements

This standard is for people working in the occupational area of construction site supervision which is defined as the supervision of multiple construction trades and disciplines and can be used by operatives, supervisors and managers


Performance criteria

You must be able to:

P1    confirm and record the project requirements for at least two of the
         following activities for traditional and heritage buildings
         against at least five of the following information sources:
        Activities
        1.1     repair
        1.2     maintenance
        1.3     conservation
        1.4     alteration
        1.5     adaption
        1.6     energy efficiency retrofit
        1.7     installation or replacement of building services
*        Information sources*
        1.8    survey reports, drawings, schedules, specifications and
                 programmes
        1.9    sub-contractor arrangements
        1.10  records of industry certification, registration cards,
                 competency schemes, qualifications and training of
                 people
        1.11  risk assessments and method statements, health, safety and
                 environmental plans
        1.12  asbestos surveys
        1.13  statutory consents
        1.14  manufacturers' technical information and product data sheets
        1.15  hot works permit
        1.16  legislation and official guidance relating to built conservation
                 management plans
        1.17  heritage impact statements
        1.18  written scheme of investigation for archaeology (WSI)
        1.19  specialist investigations

P2    identify, review and record the impacts on the planning of work
        activities from at least three of the following factors:
        2.1    current organisational requirements
        2.2    contractual requirements
        2.3    statutory requirements
        2.4    resource allocation
        2.5    working requirements
        2.6    working in and around occupied or tenanted buildings
        2.7    environmental considerations
        2.8    weather conditions
        2.9    sustainability
        2.10  sequencing of trades
        2.11  temporary works

P3    identify, review and record the impacts on the planning of work
        activities from at least three of the following heritage issues:
        3.1    fire safety
        3.2    hot works
        3.3    archaeology
        3.4    legislation and official guidance relating to built heritage
        3.5    wildlife and ecology
        3.6    condition of existing buildings and structures
        3.7    specialist investigations
        3.8    performance of traditional materials and construction
                 methods
        3.9    protection of heritage features

P4    identify, review and record information sourced from at least two of
        the following guidance materials:
        4.1    owner's manuals
        4.2    log books
        4.3    maintenance schedules and manuals
        4.4    practice guides and specifications
        4.5    current legislation and official guidance
        4.6    health and safety file

P5    prioritise and plan activities by assessing and accounting for a
        range of heritage issues and record the outcomes

P6    review priorities, make recommendations and record the decisions
        made to take account of at least four of the following changing
        circumstances:
        6.1    susceptibility to damage
        6.2    safety requirements
        6.3    condition of existing buildings and structures
        6.4    compromised operational effectiveness
        6.5    environmental conditions
        6.6    use or change of use
        6.7    meeting current legislation
        6.8    resources
        6.9    security threats
        6.10  discovery of architectural or archaeological features during
                 the works
        6.11  wildlife and ecology
        6.12  temporary works

P7    prepare and record the plans or programmes for traditional and
        heritage buildings and negotiate and agree them with
        stakeholders for at least two of the following activities:
        7.1    repair
        7.2    maintenance
        7.3    conservation
        7.4    alteration
        7.5    adaption
        7.6    energy efficiency retrofit
        7.7    installation or replacement of building services


Knowledge and Understanding

You need to know and understand:

Performance Criteria 1
Confirm and record project requirements
K1    how to confirm and record project requirements for traditional and
        heritage buildings for the following activities:
        K1.1    repair
        K1.2    maintenance
        K1.3    conservation
        K1.4    alteration
        K1.5    adaption
        K1.6    energy efficiency retrofit
        K1.7    installation or replacement of building services

K2    how to identify and use a range of information sources for
        traditional and heritage building project requirements
        including but not limited to:
        K2.1    survey reports, drawings, schedules, specifications and
                   programmes
        K2.2    sub-contractor arrangements 
        K2.3    records of industry certification, registration cards,
                   competency schemes, qualifications and training
                   of people
        K2.4    risk assessments and method statements, health, safety
                   and environmental plans 
        K2.5    asbestos surveys
        K2.6    statutory consents
        K2.7    manufacturers technical information and product data
                   sheets
        K2.8    hot works permit
        K2.9    legislation and official guidance relating to built heritage
                   (Listed Building Consent, Planning Permission,
                    Scheduled Monument Consent, Conservation
                    Area Consent, Ecclesiastical Exemption)
        K2.10   conservation management plans
        K2.11   heritage impact statements
        K2.12   written scheme of investigation for archaeology (WSI)

        K2.13   specialist surveys and investigations to understand the
                     existing buildings and structures and inform proposed
                     works including but not limited to: 
                     (a) heritage issues and significance
                     (b) construction materials and methods
                     (c) condition and behaviour
                     (d) the range of diagnostic investigations

K3    who to consult to confirm project requirements for traditional and
        heritage buildings

K4    why you need to use information from a range of sources for
        traditional and heritage building project requirements

Performance Criteria 2
Identify, review and record the impacts on the planning of work activities from a range of factors
K5    how to identify, review and record the impacts of a range of factors
        on the planning of work activities including but not limited to:
        K5.1    current organisational requirements
        K5.2    contractual requirements
        K5.3    statutory requirements
        K5.4    resource allocation
        K5.5    working requirements
        K5.6    working in and around occupied and tenanted buildings
        K5.7    environmental considerations
        K5.8    weather conditions
        K5.9    sustainability
        K5.10  sequencing of trades
        K5.11  temporary works

K6    why you need to identify, review and record the impacts on the
        planning of work activities from a range of factors

P*erformance Criteria 3*
Identify, review and record the impacts of heritage issues on the planning of work activities
K7   how to identify, review and record the impacts of heritage issues on
        the planning of work activities, including but not limited to: 
        K7.1    sustainability
        K7.2    fire safety
        K7.3    hot works
        K7.4    archaeology
        K7.5    wildlife and ecology
        K7.6    condition of existing buildings and structures
        K7.7    performance of traditional materials and construction
                     methods
        K7.8    sequencing of trades
        K7.9    protection of heritage features
        K7.10  temporary works
        K7.11  conservation management plans
        K7.12  heritage impact statements
        K7.13  legislation and official guidance relating to built heritage
        K7.14  specialist surveys and investigations to understand the
                    existing buildings and structures and inform proposed
                    works including but not limited to:
                    (a) heritage issues and significance
                    (b) construction materials and methods
                    (c) condition and behaviour
                    (d) the range of diagnostic investigations

K8       why you need to identify, review and record the impacts of
           heritage issues on the planning of work activities

K9       how to apply the key terms and concepts including but not
           limited to:
           K9.1    heritage values
           K9.2    significance
           K9.3    principles of conservation 
           K9.4    sustainable development and management

K10    the difference in performance characteristics between traditional
          and modern materials and construction methods

K11    how to identify when specialist skills and knowledge are required
          and report accordingly

Performance Criteria 4
Identify, review and record information sourced from guidance materials
K12   how to identify, review and record information sourced from the
         following guidance materials:
         K12.1 owner's manuals
         K12.2 log books
         K12.3 maintenance schedules and manuals
         K12.4 practice guides and specifications
         K12.5 current legislation and official guidance
         K12.6 health and safety file

K13   why you need to identify, review and record influencing factors
         against information sourced from guidance materials

Performance Criteria 5
Prioritise activities
K14    how to assess and account for a range of heritage issues in order
          to prioritise and plan activities and record outcomes

K15    why you need to prioritise and plan activities for traditional and
          heritage buildings and structures

**

Performance Criteria 6**
Review priorities, make recommendations and record the decisions
K16    how to review priorities, make recommendations and record the
          decisions made to take account of the following changing
          circumstances:
          K16.1    susceptibility to damage
          K16.2    safety requirements
          K16.3    condition of existing buildings and structures
          K16.4    compromised operational effectiveness
          K16.5    environmental conditions
          K16.6    use or change of use
          K16.7    meeting current legislation
          K16.8    resources
          K16.9    security threats
          K16.10  discovery of architectural or archaeological features
                      during the works
          K16.11  wildlife and ecology
          K16.12  temporary works

K17   why you need to review priorities, make recommendations and
         record the decisions made to take account of changing
         circumstances
*
Perf
ormance* Criteria 7**
Prepare and record plans or programmes
K18   how to prepare and record plans or programmes for traditional
         and heritage buildings for the following activities:
         K18.1    repair
         K18.2    maintenance
         K18.3    conservation
         K18.4    alteration
         K18.5    adaption
         K18.6    energy efficiency retrofit
         K18.7    installation or replacement of building services

K19   how to negotiate and agree plans and programmes for traditional
         and heritage buildings with stakeholders


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Version Number

2

Indicative Review Date

30 Sept 2025

Validity

Current

Status

Original

Originating Organisation

CITB

Original URN

VR720

Relevant Occupations

Building Trades, Construction Supervisor

SOC Code

5330

Keywords

Plan; Implementing; Historical; Conservation; Restoration; Lead; Archaeology; Heritage; Traditional; Repair; Maintenance; Retrofit