This unit standard is for people in the signmaking industry.
People credited with this unit standard are able to plan the installation, and install neon or illuminated signs.
Graphic Arts > Signmaking
Explanatory notes All work practices shall meet the requirements of relevant legislation, including Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992, Resource Management Act 1991, Electricity Regulations 1997, and the requirements of industry codes of practice and documented enterprise procedures in respect to health, safety, and environmental matters.
Outcomes and evidence requirements Outcome 1 Plan the installation.
Evidence requirements 1.1 Job specifications are determined and confirmed prior to commencement.
1.2 Planned job sequence meets agreed completion time and is coordinated with other personnel.
1.3 Materials and equipment required for installation are determined and arranged to meet job schedule.
1.4 Permit and clearance requirements are obtained prior to commencement.
1.5 Position of sign is confirmed by inspection of worksite prior to installation.
Outcome 2 Install neon or illuminated signs.
Evidence requirements 2.1 Visible faults and deterioration in wiring system are identified, and reported to supervisor prior to installation.
2.2 Wiring is connected to transformer in accordance with Electricity Regulations.
2.3 Lighting system is installed, tested and operational in compliance with electrical safety regulations, local by-laws, and electricity supply authority regulations.
2.4 Completed installation complies with job specifications.
2.5 Site clean-up is completed as specified in the contract.
Providers must be granted consent to assess against standards (accredited) by NZQA, before they can report credits from assessment against unit standards or deliver courses of study leading to that assessment.
Industry Training Organisations must be granted consent to assess against standards by NZQA before they can register credits from assessment against unit standards.
Providers and Industry Training Organisations, which have been granted consent and which are assessing against unit standards must engage with the moderation system that applies to those standards.
Requirements for consent to assess and an outline of the moderation system that applies to this standard are outlined in the Consent and Moderation Requirements (CMR). The CMR 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.