CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II – TESDA COURSE MODULE

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TESDA TRAINING REGULATIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II

The Construction Painting NC II Qualification consists of competencies that a person must achieve that will enable him / her to prepare tools, painting materials and equipment; prepare surfaces (wood, concrete, drywall and metal) for painting and assembling access equipment; and perform painting work.

This Qualification is packaged from the competency map of Construction – Civil Works sub-sector

A student who has achieved this TESDA Course in CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II is competent to be:

  • Construction Painter

CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II – TRAINING AND REGULATION MODULE

Course Title: CONSTRUCTION PAINTING
Level: NC II
Nominal Training Duration :

(Basic Competency) 18 Hours
(Common Competency) 24 Hours
(Core Competency) 136 Hours

Total Duration: 178 Hours

This course is designed to equip individual with operational skills in construction painting, such as preparing tools, painting materials and equipment, preparing surface for painting, performing painting work, and performing re-touching work.

TRAINEE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Trainees or students should possess the following requirements:

  • At least senior high school level or graduate;
  • relevant industry experience (construction painting works) minimum of 2 years in all of the following:
  • Able to communicate orally and in writing; and
  • Can perform basic mathematical computation

COMPETENCIES REQUIRED IN CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II

This units of competency comprising this qualification include Basic, Common, Elective and Core Competencies.

To obtain this TESDA course in CONSTRUCTION PAINTING NC II, all units prescribed for this qualification must be achieved.

These units of competency comprising this qualification include the following:

UNIT CODE CORE COMPETENCIES (136 Hours)
CON713357 Prepare tools, painting materials and equipment
CON713358 Prepare surface for painting
CON713359 Perform painting works
CON713360 Perform re-touching works
UNIT CODE COMMON COMPETENCIES (24 Hours)
CON931201 Prepare construction materials and tools
CON311201 Observe procedures, specifications and manuals of instruction
CON311203 Perform mensuration’s and calculations
CON311204 Maintain tools and equipment
UNIT CODE BASIC COMPETENCIES (18 Hours)
500311105 Participate in workplace communication
500311106 Work in a team environment
500311107 Practice career professionalism
500311108 Practice occupational health and safety procedures

CORE COMPETENCIES

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PREPARE TOOLS, PAINTING MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT
UNIT CODE : CON713357

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes in identifying, preparing paint and associated materials such as base coat (primer), putty, finish coat, tools and other painting equipment.

  1. Identify painting materials, tools and equipment according to surface
    • Scope of work is secured and interpreted from appropriate personnel and/or working drawings
    • Appropriate PPE is identified in line with job requirements and OSHA specifications.
    • Painting materials/consumables, tools and equipment are selected according to surface consistent with job requirements, plans and/or paint schedules, and Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS)
    • Protective covering on floors and fixtures are installed
    • Access equipment are assembled consistent with detailed plans and manufacturer’s specifications following safety precautions
  2. Prepare paints and requirements
    • Paints are prepared consistent with job requirements and in line with standard operating procedures.
    • Appropriate PPE is used in line with job requirements.
    • Unexpected situations are responded to in line with company rules and regulations
    • Safety precautions are observed during preparation of paint materials.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PREPARE SURFACE FOR PAINTING
UNIT CODE : CON713358

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to prepare surface area for painting.

  1. Inspect surface
    • Surfaces are Inspected in line with job requirements and standard operating procedures.
    • Foreign matters are checked according to job requirements.
    • Appropriate PPE is used according to job requirements
    • Inspection report is submitted to appropriate personnel according to job requirements
  2. Prepare new or bare surface
    • Surface preparation is performed in accordance with job specifications and manufacturer ‘s recommendations
    • Proper tool usage is observed in line with job requirements.
    • Unexpected situations are responded to according to company rules and regulations
    • Appropriate PPE is used according to job requirements.
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept in safe state and in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS)
  3. Prepare previously coated/ covered surfaces
    • Conditions and nature of existing surface are tested in accordance with relevant standards
    • Potential hazards are identified and correct procedures are used to reduce risks in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and job specifications
    • Substrate preparation is performed in accordance with job specifications and manufacturer recommendations
    • Proper tool usage is observed in line with job requirements.
    • Unexpected situations are responded to according to company rules and regulations
    • Appropriate PPE is used according to job requirements.
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept in safe state and in accordance with OSHS

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PERFORM PAINTING WORKS
UNIT CODE : CON713359

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes in the application of paints based on the required performance standard.

  1. Apply paint materials
    • Paint materials are applied in sequence and in accordance with job requirements and manufacturer’s recommendations
    • Proper tool usage is observed and in line with manufacturer’s specifications
    • Appropriate PPE is used according to job requirements
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept safe in line with OSHS
  2. Complete work
    • Final checks are made to ensure that work conforms with instructions and requirements
    • Paint faults are rectified, if applicable
    • Completion report is prepared and submitted to appropriate personnel
  3. Perform post painting works
    • Access equipment are dismantled and stored in conformity with procedures and manufacturer’s specifications
    • Waste materials are managed as per manufacturer’s specifications and government regulations
    • Safety is observed in line with industry requirements
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept in safe state in line with OSHS

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PERFORM RE-TOUCHING WORKS
UNIT CODE : CON713360

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes in identifying, preparing and doing re-touching works.

  1. Identify defects and corrective measures
    • Causes of defects are detected through observation of the existing paint and familiarity with the environment.
    • Corrective measures are recommended based on the nature and type of defects.
    • Report is prepared and completed as to required specifications.
  2. Prepare for retouching works
    • Existing paints are prepared according to job requirements/owner’s specifications.
    • Materials, tools and equipment are prepared according to job requirements.
    • Appropriate PPE are selected and used according to OSHS.
  3. Retouch surface
    • Paint materials are applied in line with job requirements
    • Proper tool usage is observed in line with manufacturer’s specifications.
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept in safe state in line with OSHS.
    • Unexpected situations are dealt with in line with company rules and regulations.
  4. Do Perform post painting works
    • Access equipment are dismantled and stored in conformity with procedures and manufacturer’s specifications
    • Waste materials are managed as per manufacturer’s specifications and government regulations
    • Safety is observed in line with industry requirements
    • Worksite is cleaned and kept in safe state in line with OSHS.

COMMON COMPETENCIES

UNIT OF COMPETENCY: PREPARE CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND TOOLS
UNIT CODE : CON931201

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes on identifying, requesting and receiving construction materials and tools based on the required performance standards.

  1. Identify materials and tools
    • Materials are listed as per job requirements
    • Quantity and description of materials conform with the job requirements
    • Tools and accessories are identified according to job requirements
  2. Requisition equipment, materials and tools
    • Materials and tools needed are requested according to the list prepared
    • Request is done as per company standard operating procedures (SOP)
    • Substitute materials and tools are provided without sacrificing cost and quality of work
  3. Receive and inspect materials
    • Materials and tools issued are inspected as per quantity and specification
    • Tools, accessories and materials are checked for damages according to enterprise procedures
    • Materials and tools are set aside to appropriate location nearest to the workplace

UNIT OF COMPETENCY: OBSERVE PROCEDURES, SPECIFICATIONS AND MANUALS OF INSTRUCTIONS
UNIT CODE : CON311201

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes on identifying, interpreting, applying services to specifications and manuals and storing manuals.

  1. Identify and access specification/manuals
    • Appropriate manuals are identified and accessed as per job requirements
    • Version and date of manual are checked to ensure that correct specification and procedures are identified
  2. Interpret manuals
    • Relevant sections, chapters of specifications/manuals are located in relation to the work to be conducted
    • Information and procedure in the manual are interpreted in accordance with industry practices
  3. Apply information in manual
    • Manual is interpreted according to job requirements
    • Work steps are correctly identified in accordance with manufacturer’s specification
    • Manual data are applied according to the given task
    • All correct sequencing and adjustments are interpreted in accordance with information contained on the manual or specifications
  4. Store manuals
    • Manual or specification is stored appropriately to prevent damage, ready access and updating of information when required in accordance with company requirements

UNIT OF COMPETENCY: PERFORM MENSURATIONS AND CALCULATIONS
UNIT CODE : CON311203

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes on identifying and measuring objects based on the required performance standards.

  1. Select measuring instruments
    • Object or component to be measured is identified, classified and interpreted according to the appropriate regular geometric shape
    • Measuring tools are selected/identified as per object to be measured or job requirements
    • Correct specifications are obtained from relevant sources
    • Appropriate measuring instruments are selected according to job requirements
    • Alternative measuring tools are used without sacrificing cost and quality of work
  2. Carry out measurements and calculations
    • Accurate measurements are obtained according to job requirements
    • Alternative measuring tools are used without sacrificing cost and quality of work
    • Calculation needed to complete work tasks are performed using the four basic process of addition (+), subtraction (-), multiplication (x) and division (/) including but not limited to: trigonometric functions, algebraic computations
    • Calculations involving fractions, percentages and mixed numbers are used to complete workplace tasks
    • Numerical computation is self-checked and corrected for accuracy
    • Instruments are read to the limit of accuracy of the tool
    • Systems of measurement identified and converted according to job requirements/ISO
    • Workpieces are measured according to job requirements

UNIT OF COMPETENCY: MAINTAIN TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT
UNIT CODE : CON311204

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes on checking condition, performing preventive maintenance and storing of tools and equipment based on the required performance standards.

  1. Check condition of tools and equipment
    • Materials, tools and equipment are identified according to classification and job requirements
    • Non-functional tools and equipment are segregated and labeled according to classification
    • Safety of tools and equipment are observed in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
    • Condition of PPE are checked in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  2. Perform basic preventive maintenance
    • Appropriate lubricants are identified according to types of equipment
    • Tools and equipment are lubricated according to preventive maintenance schedule or manufacturer’s specifications
    • Measuring instruments are checked and calibrated in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
    • Tools are cleaned and lubricated according to standard procedures
    • Defective instruments, equipment and accessories are inspected and replaced according to manufacturer’s specifications
    • Tools are inspected, repaired and replaced after use
    • Work place is cleaned and kept in safe state in line with OHSA regulations
  3. Store tools and equipment
    • Inventory of tools, instruments and equipment are conducted and recorded as per company practices
    • Tools and equipment are stored safely in appropriate locations in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications or company procedures

BASIC COMPETENCIES

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PARTICIPATE IN WORKPLACE COMMUNICATION
UNIT CODE : 500311105

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to gather, interpret and convey information in response to workplace requirements.

  1. Obtain and convey workplace information
    • Specific and relevant information is accessed from appropriate sources
    • Effective questioning, active listening and speaking skills are used together and convey information
    • Appropriate medium is used to transfer information and ideas
    • Appropriate non- verbal communication is used
    • Appropriate lines of communication with supervisors and colleagues are identified and followed
    • Defined workplace procedures for the location and storage of information are used
    • Personal interaction is carried out clearly and concisely
  2. Participate in workplace meetings and discussions
    • Team meetings are at ended on time
    • Own opinions are clear expressed and those of others are listened to without interruption
    • Meeting inputs are consistent with the meeting purpose and established protocols
    • Workplace interactions are conducted in a courteous manner
    • Questions about simple routine workplace procedures and matters concerning working conditions of employment are asked and responded to.
    • Meetings outcomes are interpreted and implemented
  3. Complete relevant work related documents
    • Range of forms relating to conditions of employment are completed accurately and legibly
    • Workplace data is recorded on standard workplace forms and documents
    • Basic mathematical processes are used for routine calculations
    • Errors in recording information on forms/documents are identified and properly acted upon
    • Reporting requirements to supervisor are completed according to organizational guidelines

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : WORK IN TEAM ENVIRONMENT
UNIT CODE : 500311106

This unit covers the skills, knowledge and attitudes to identify role and responsibility as a member of a team.

  1. Describe team role and scope
    • The role and objective of the team is identified from available sources of information
    • Team parameters, reporting relationships and responsibilities are identified from team discussions and appropriate external sources.
  2. Identify own role and responsibility within team
    • Individual role and responsibilities within the team environment are identified.
    • Roles and responsibility of other team members are identified and recognized.
    • Reporting relationships within team and external to team are identified.
  3. Work as a team member
    • Effective and appropriate forms of communications used and interactions undertaken with team members who contribute to known team activities and objectives.
    • Effective and appropriate contributions made to complement team activities and objectives, based on individual skills and competencies and workplace context.
    • Observed protocols in reporting using standard operating procedures.
    • Contribute to the development of team work plans based on an understanding of team’s role and objectives and individual competencies of the members.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PRACTICE CAREER PROFESSIONALISM
UNIT CODE : 500311107

This unit covers the knowledge, skills and attitudes in promoting career growth and advancement.

  1. Integrate personal objectives with organizational goals
    • Personal growth and work plans are pursued towards improving the qualifications set for the profession
    • Intra- and interpersonal relationships is are maintained in the course of managing oneself based on performance evaluation
    • Commitment to the organization and its goal is demonstrated in the performance of duties
  2. Set and meet work priorities
    • Competing demands are prioritized to achieve personal, team and organizational goals and objectives.
    • Resources are utilized efficiently and effectively to manage work priorities and commitments
    • Practices along economic use and maintenance of equipment and facilities are followed as per established procedures
  3. Maintain professional growth and development
    • Trainings and career opportunities are identified and availed of based on job requirements
    • Recognitions are sought/received and demonstrated as proof of career advancement
    • Licenses and/or certifications relevant to job and career are obtained and renewed

UNIT OF COMPETENCY : PRACTICE  OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY PROCEDURES
UNIT CODE : 500311108

This unit covers the outcomes required to comply with regulatory and organizational requirements for occupational health and safety.

  1. Identify hazards and risks
    • Safety regulations and workplace safety and hazard control practices and procedures are clarified and explained based on organization procedures
    • Hazards/risks in the workplace and their corresponding indicators are identified to minimize or eliminate risk to co-workers, workplace and environment in accordance with organization procedures
    • Contingency measures during workplace accidents, fire and other emergencies are recognized and established in accordance with organization procedures
  2. Evaluate hazards and risks
    • Terms of maximum tolerable limits which when exceeded will result in harm or damage are identified based on threshold limit values (TLV)
    • Effects of the hazards are determined
    • OHS issues and/or concerns and identified safety hazards are reported to designated personnel in accordance with workplace requirements and relevant workplace OHS legislation
  3. Control hazards and risks
    • Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) procedures for controlling hazards/risks in workplace are consistently
      followed
    • Procedures for dealing with workplace accidents, fire and emergencies are followed in accordance with organization OHS policies
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE) is correctly used in accordance with organization OHS procedures and practices
    • Appropriate assistance is provided in the event of a workplace emergency in accordance with established organization protocol
  4. Maintain OHS awareness
    • Emergency-related drills and trainings are participated in as per established organization guidelines and procedures
    • OHS personal records are completed and updated in accordance with workplace requirements

DEFINITION OF TERMS

    • Alkalinity – Refers to the measurement of the concentration of base or amount of free base present.
    • Certification – Refers to the process of verifying and validating competencies of a person through assessment.
    • Competency – Is the application of knowledge, skills and attitudes to perform work activities to the standard expected in the workplace.
    • Element – Refers to the building blocks of a unit of competency. It describes in outcome terms the functions that a person who works in a particular area of work is able to perform.
    • Evidence Guide – It is a guide for assessment that provides information on critical aspects of competency, underpinning knowledge, underpinning skills, resource implications, context of assessment and assessment method.
    • Level – Refers to the category following the level of difficulty and complexity of skills and knowledge required to do the job.
    • Neutralizer – Refers to the substance that makes or reacts with a substrate (object to be coated) to render it neutral.
    • Paint – Refers in general to all types of protective coatings, and in particular to a mixture containing a pigment binder and vehicle, which can be spread to a thin film on interior or exterior surfaces.
    • Philippine TVET Qualification Framework – Refers to a comprehensive, nationally consistent framework for qualifications in the TVET sector. It also provides the parameter for the integration of learning and assessment in the middle skills development.
    • Primer – Refers to the first or primary coating.
    • Qualification – Refers to the national certificate issued by the TESDA or its accredited industry organizations in recognition that a person has achieved competencies relevant to a trade or industry.
    • Range of Variable – It describes the circumstances or context in which the work is to be performed.
    • Solvent – Refers to mineral spirits
    • Solvent-based paint – Refers to a coating that uses mineral spirits as thinner/ reducer
    • Unit of Competency – Refers to a discrete aspect of work, which would normally be performed by only one person.
    • Unit of Competency – Refers to a discrete aspect of work, which would normally be performed by only one person.
    • Water-based paint – Refers to a coating that uses water as its solvent.
    • Punchlisting – Refers to the items that requires rectification
    • Dry-wall – A board made of several plies of fiberboard, paper, or felt bonded to a hardened gypsum plaster core and used especially as wallboard
    • Re-touch – To rework in order to improve
    • Surface Preparation – The action or process of making the surface ready for painting

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