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Contribute to the control of resources
Unit Code: AK23CY001
Credit Value: 4
Unit ID: CCZ250
Last registration date: 31/12/2014
QCF Reference Number: H/502/4097
Lower age restriction: 14
This unit forms part of one or more QCF qualifications.
|Purpose and Aim:
For people to contribute to the control of resources.
|The learner will
||The learner can
|1. ||Be able to contribute to the control of resources.|
|1.1 ||Compare the resources available to them with the resources they need for their work.
Follow the correct procedures to obtain additional resources needed for their work.
Deal with any problems in obtaining resources following agreed procedures and keeping relevant people informed.
Check the quality, quantity and suitability of resources before they are needed for use.
Make sure that equipment and materials are correctly stored and maintained.
Encourage their colleagues to make efficient use of resources and minimise waste.
Monitor the use of resources in their area of responsibility.
Make sure that resources are used effectively, efficiently and in line with organisational and legal requirements.
Keep records about resources up-to-date, accurate and in the specified place.
Recommend ways of making better use of resources following organisational requirements.|
|2. ||Understand how to contribute to the control of resources.|
|2.1 ||Identify the equipment, colleagues and supplies that are used in their area of responsibility.
Describe normal consumption levels for resources in their area of responsibility.
Explain how to work out what resources are needed for planned work.
Explain how to identify what resources are available for planned work.
Explain how to make sure the resources already available are suitable for planned work.
Explain how to identify what additional resources are needed for planned work.
Identify the approximate costs of the resources used in their area of responsibility.
Explain how resource costs affect their organisation’s financial targets.
Explain the importance of working within agreed spending limits.
Describe the procedures to follow when it is necessary to go beyond agreed spending limits.
Explain why it is important to follow the correct procedures when it is necessary to go beyond agreed spending limits.
Describe their organisation’s policies for ordering resources.
Identify who is responsible for ordering resources.
Identify their organisation’s regular suppliers.
Describe the procedures to follow to obtain required resources.
Describe the procedures to store the resources in their area of responsibility.
Explain how to ensure resources are stored correctly.
Describe the appropriate lifting and handling methods and techniques for resources in their area.
Describe the health and safety requirements for the resources they are responsible for.
Explain the environmental impact of the resources they are responsible for.
Describe their organisation’s policies for:|
• using resources
• controlling waste
Explain how to count, check and monitor the use of resources.
Explain how to keep waste to a minimum.
Explain how to encourage colleagues to make efficient use of resources to benefit their organisation and the environment.
Explain how to make recommendations to improve the use of resources to decision makers in their organisation.
Identify the records they need to keep on the use of resources.
Explain the advantages of using computerised stock control systems.|
Further assessment guidance is available here.
There is no specific assessment information to be used with this unit.
If not specifically stated in the assessment information, a plural statement in any assessment criterion means a minimum of two.
The following key themes can be integrated into this unit
Consumption & Waste
Choices & Decisions
This unit assesses occupational competence. Evidence for this unit must come from the learner’s consistent achievement in the workplace or a Realistic Working Environment (RWE).