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Please Note:Please note that the below discussion is for your reference, you cannot copy paste the same thing as that would be breach of plagiarism policy. Section A: Skills Activity Answer the activity in as much detail as possible, considering your organizational requirements. You may carry out a range of tasks to demonstrate their skills, such as; arranging meetings, consulting liaising with a range of people (e.g. subcontractors, staff, clients and local or regulatory authorities) on issues, reading plans and other documents and writing reports. Breakdown the question as follows: Explain different types of meeting and how you arrange it. Answer: In this question, please explain different types of meeting such as formal, informal, planning forward, decision making etc. Also, consider yourself as a higher authority of the company as you have the responsibility to arrange the meeting depending upon the Agenda (The topic of discussion). Furthermore, arranging of meeting: you can explain via different mediums such, as different communication methods like via emails, texts, memos, face-to-face etc. Calling relevant personnel as per expertise. (Depending on the Agenda of the meeting, the expertise would be called) Answer: As discussed above, depending on the Agenda of the meeting the relevant people would be called. Give an example of your own choice such as meeting could be with different people depending on their expertise like sales, accounts, marketing, trade etc. What could be the issues when interpreting the documents? Answer: Issues could be like the documents are not as per the acts and legislations given by State or Federal Government, the language Is not clear (means using sophisticate words etc and message has not been passed). Explain the above-mentioned points in detail. You should be able to demonstrate they can communicate: • Clearly and directly using questioning to identify and confirm requirements, share information, listen and understand • By using and interpreting non-verbal communication Answer: Explain the definition of non-verbal communication, give an example such as vice tone, work ethics etc. • Using language and concepts appropriate to cultural differences Answer: In your company/organization there should be policies and procedures for discrimination, which also includes cultural differences, and if these sorts of things happens in your company then what are the policies to deal with those situation. • By writing o site communications Answer: Site communication can be arranged and maintained by the site-supervisors and project managers. Depending on what type of work we are talking into consideration for e.g. WHS then WHS representative would act in the scenarios. o other relevant information Answer This has to taken by the Project Managers and please gives the definition of this. 2. Establish, implement and maintain a safe working environment including: • On-site first aid facilities • Plant and equipment usage policy and practices • Hazard management procedures • Policy and procedures for safe handling of materials • Construction safety procedures • Safety induction procedures • Safety reporting processes and documentation Answer: Please provide the definition of above-mentioned points. 3. Manage the costs of the project by checking costs for accuracy, ensuring that progress payments are made on time, and they are based on work successfully completed. Answer: In building and construction industry the stages are divided as: The Base StageThe Frame StageThe Lock-Up StageThe Fixing StageThe Final Stage Progress Payments: Please provide the definition of the progress payments and give a example like a tradesperson will be paid X amount of money after each ad every stage or like 10/20% of the total amount of the agreed cost after every stage or after every 2 stage or 3 stages depends on what has been decided. Q4: Manage personnel and resources effectively to achieve contract or project objectives. You should: • Identify a contract or project objective Answer: Please explain about the project objective (Your own Choice) for e.g. construction of residential property and in the objective please explain the following: The total cost (budget)People InvolvedTimeframeIndirect StakeholdersLegislative requirementsEtc. • Describe how you have managed it Answer: Every Company has there own policies and procedures and different people associated with the company. So depending on the task and the project the work has been assigned as per the individual capacity, authority and expertise. Q5. Negotiate one of the following issues: • Annual leave • Personal/care’s leave and compassionate leave • Public holidays • Parental leave • Mandated breaks • Maximum allowed shift hours. Answer: You have to choose 1 from the above and explain Q6: Use your numeracy skills to apply calculations in your work, such as calculating labors and material costs. Answer: TASKPERSON ASSOCIATEDEstimated PriceActual PriceOutcomePainting JobPainter$10,000$12,000$2,000Different types of MaterialsHigher Authority$100,000$140,000$40,000 Q7: Resolve a problem relating to construction methodologies or practices. Answer: In this question please explain the following: Quality MatricsPerformance RequirementsDeemed-to-SatisfyBCANCCABCB The construction problem can be resolved, if the company is following the above mentioned points. Section B: Knowledge Activity (Q & A) 1. Describe environmental management procedures that you have set up to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements. Answer: Every suburban area has their own local councils and the rules may vary from suburb to suburb depending on the geographic demographic locations. However, each and ever council has their own set of rules regarding sustainability (Environment). Depending the scale of construction whether it’s low-rise, medium-rise or high-rise construction. The rules have to be followed and the permission has to be taken from the council. So submit your plan and permits to the councils and once you get the permission you start constructing. Also, please explain in the question regarding the environmental acts followed in your State i.e. in “Victoria” 2. Describe the hazard management process – what steps are involved? Answer: Every Company has there own policies and procedures and it is mandate that you should have a risk management plan or a contingency plan. So in this question, please explain about the risk management plan involved and what would be steps if some hazard happens during construction of the project. You could learn these things from” lessons learned” 3. List three different types of building contracts and briefly state what they are used for. Answer: The different types of contracts would be as follows: Lump Sum ContractsProgress Payments ContractsUnit Price ContractsEtc Explain the above-mentioned contracts in 2-3 lines each 4. Name OHS three obligations under federal, state or territory legislation and regulations. Answer: In this question you have to explain about different types of legislations regarding health and safety in your State for e.g. occupational health and Safety Act 2004. 5. Describe the quality management processes and procedures as they apply to the building and construction industry. Answer: QMP: Quality Management Processes: Please provide the definition of the QMP 6. List five types of construction work where a high-risk work license is needed. Answer: Different types of construction work where the high –risk license is required as follows: When working on the heights in High-Rise BuildingsWhen dealing with mechanical equipmentsExcavationRoofingWhen dealing with different types of chemicalsElectrical worksEtc 7. Research and describe one of your state or territory’s building and construction codes, standards or regulations regarding a specific area. Answer: In this question it is given that you can choose your specific area could be WHS/OHS, Construction etc. so just give the legislation associated with those tasks. 8. Describe what is involved in the following principles of risk management: ➢ Identify the hazard ➢ Assess risk ➢ Consult and report ➢ Control hazard ➢ Review Answer: Please provide the definition of the above-mentioned points 9. Identify two workplace safety requirements of your chosen / work site. Answer: Explain about the safety requirement that is required in the construction industry. Section C: Performance Activity Effectively and efficiently procure resources including: • Human resources • Materials Answer: In the mentioned question, please explain about the HR process in your organization including the selection, induction process. Also, what type of material that could be used in the construction of different types and explain about those construction materials such as: ConcreteSteelTimberGlassAluminumEtc 2. Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with suppliers and subcontractors – for example by: • Arranging meeting • Consulting and liaising on issues • Recording information on documents, such as: o equipment hire document o risk assessment document o schedules o responsibility document o reports Answer: Similar question which we have done in Section A From Q 1 to Q3. You can use the same information, which you have given in that particular question. 3. Complete documentation to organizational standards. You may complete at least one of the following documents: • Report (e.g. incident, risk, site conditions, etc.) • Schedule • Responsibility document • Hazard identification checklist • Emergency evacuation plan • Job Safety Analysis (JSA) • Safe Work Method Statement (SWMS) Answer: You can choose 1 of the document that is mentioned above: Job Safety Analysis (JSA) S.No.TaskRiskPerson InvolvedSafety MeasuresOutcome1.Spray PaintsInhaling issuesPainterPPECould avoid any future health issues. 4. Deal with variations to contract drawings and specifications, including: • Identifying who you need to contact for minor variations and major variations For minor and major changes the higher authority has to be informed regarding those changes for e.g. changing in specifications such as for minor (Changing a bench top thickness) and major as additional construction so depending on the scale of the changes the relevant person gets contacted • Contacting them using an appropriate method The communication method may vary but it always advisable to have something in written such via email, text messages, memos etc. Hence, both the parties have evidence regarding certain changes. • Informing statutory authorities and parties where relevant The regulatory local councils have to be informed regarding the certain changes and require the permission from the authorities for the changes. 5. Implement effective processes for maintaining site safety and managing risks, including: • Establishing site communication processes and opportunities to raise issues Site Communication process’s can be done by various methods such as: Site MeetingsFeedbacksVia seminarsEtc Hence, the message or the agenda that has to be discussed regarding the health and safety could be discussed in detail and the relevant steps could be taken place if requires. • Implementing safety policies and procedures Depending on the state and federal legislations the safety policies may vary. Please explain about safety erasures in “VICTORIA” • Following legislation, codes of practice and standards for construction safety Please explain about the following: BCANCCABCBOHS ACT 2004 • Analyzing and reviewing safety reports Answer: Safety reports give a clear picture for the day-to-day practice on the construction sites that has to be maintained at all times.

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