2057 Install a glass block wall using a non-mortar system

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Install a glass block wall using a non-mortar system

Level                              3

Credits                            2

Purpose       This is a specialist unit standard for people in the glazing industry.

              People credited with this unit standard are able to prepare to install glass
              blocks and install a glass block wall using a non-mortar system.


Subfield                            Glass and Glazing

Domain                              Flat Glass

Status                              Registered

Status date                         21 May 2010

Date version published              21 May 2010

Planned review date                 31 December 2014

Entry information                   Open.

Accreditation                       Evaluation of documentation and visit by NZQA and
                                    industry.

Standard setting body (SSB)         Joinery Industry Training Organisation

Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP) reference                     0073
This AMAP can be accessed at http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/framework/search/index.do.

Special notes

1   Definition
    Worksite requirements – refer to instructions to staff on policy and procedures which
    are documented in memo or manual format and are available in the workplace.
    These requirements include but are not limited to – company specifications and
    procedures, work instructions, manufacturer’s specifications, product quality
    specifications, legislative requirements.

2   All work to be done in accordance with the requirements of the Health and Safety in
    Employment Act 1992, Building Act 2004, New Zealand Standard (NZS) 4223.3:1999
    Code of practice for glazing in buildings – Human impact safety requirements, NZS
    3604:1999 Timber Framed Buildings, NZS 4203:1992 VOL 1 and 2 General
    structural design and design loadings for buildings, available at
    http://www.standards.co.nz.



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Elements and performance criteria
Element 1

Prepare to install glass blocks.

Performance criteria

1.1        Customer’s requirements are confirmed before work begins in accordance with
           worksite requirements.

           Range         includes but is not limited to – frame materials, glass blocks,
                         galvanised steel and/or aluminium reinforcement bars, plastic
                         clips, silicone sealant.

1.2        All necessary equipment, tools, and installation materials are checked and
           assembled before work begins in accordance with worksite requirements.

1.3        The non-load bearing status of the wall, the support of the wall by the main
           structure, and the length and height of the proposed wall are confirmed before
           work begins in accordance with worksite requirements.

           Range         includes but is not limited to – straight walls with horizontal
                         reinforcement, straight walls with vertical reinforcements, curved
                         walls, corner walls.

Element 2

Install a glass block wall using a non-mortar system.

Performance criteria

2.1        The frame is fitted to the structure and checked in accordance with worksite
           requirements.

           Range         may include but is not limited to – internal walls and partitions,
                         exterior walls.

2.2        Blocks are installed in accordance with job specifications and worksite
           requirements.

2.3        Wall is protected from applied loads and damage in accordance with worksite
           requirements.

           Range         includes but is not limited to – winds, thermal loads, vibrations,
                         dead loads, human impact.

2.4        Operations are completed without injury to personnel or damage to product and
           equipment in accordance with job specifications and worksite requirements.




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2.5       Finished product is cleaned and work area is left clear and cleaned in
          accordance with worksite requirements.

2.6       Customer is advised of any relevant maintenance requirements in accordance
          with worksite requirements.

Please note

Providers must be accredited by NZQA, or an inter-institutional body with delegated
authority for quality assurance, before they can report credits from assessment against
unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.

Industry Training Organisations must be accredited by NZQA before they can register
credits from assessment against unit standards.

Accredited providers and Industry Training Organisations assessing against unit standards
must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.

Accreditation requirements and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this
standard are outlined in the Accreditation and Moderation Action Plan (AMAP). The
AMAP also includes useful information about special requirements for organisations
wishing to develop education and training programmes, such as minimum qualifications for
tutors and assessors, and special resource requirements.

Comments on this unit standard

Please contact the Joinery Industry Training Organisation ceo@jito.org.nz if you wish to
suggest changes to the content of this unit standard.




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