Training Plan Month One
Identify and determine actions on statutory requirements
This is to assess competence in dealing with unauthorised buildings and enquiries about projects which may need approval.
Focuses on the office based aspects of building control where new applications are assessed initially against regulations and local policies.
1. Sources of information are monitored
2. Relevant situations are identified and clients are notified about legal requirements in accordance with legislation and policy requirements.
3. Records are kept in accordance with policy.
Sources of information may include.
a) Reports from other officers.
b) Monitoring Planning Applications.
c) Complaints from the public.
The trainee must be questioned and observed in relevant situations, and must be able to answer enquiries face to face, by telephone and by letter.
The trainee must be able to quote legislation and policy requirements.
1. Applications are received and checked for content and acknowledged promptly.
2. Appropriate fees are calculated.
3. Any insufficient or incomplete applications are identified and the clients are informed accordingly.
Range of projects
New buildings, alterations, works and fittings and change of use.
Types of information
Application forms, plans, drawings, calculations, technical information and charges.
The trainee must be able to demonstrate over a range of different situations, to be fully conversant with local policy requirements and legal practices, without the need for supervision.
The trainee must be able to guide the clients about a full range of different situations.