Competence in Construction - HSE

also reference to tailored guidance, aimed particularly at small businesses, ..... is a collaboration between the construction sector and the software .... And, “technical competence” - comprising technical accounting job knowledge and skills.
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Competence in Construction

Final report September 2014

Pye Tait Consulting Royal House, 110 Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1EP Tel: 01423-509433 Fax: 01423-509502 Email: [email protected] Web: www.pyetait.com

Cert No: 5120

Competence in Construction

Contents Executive Summary................................................................................................................................. 5 1.

Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 11

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Considerations on Competence .................................................................................................... 14

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The Wider Landscape of Competence .......................................................................................... 17 3.1 Competence is a Scalar Concept ................................................................................................. 18 3.2 Competence is not forever ......................................................................................................... 20 3.3 Competence is more than the individual.................................................................................... 21 3.4 Competence includes the prevention of occupational diseases ................................................ 21 3.5 Competence -where from and how measured? ......................................................................... 22 3.6 Competence is wider than health and safety ............................................................................. 23 3.7 Human Factors ............................................................................................................................ 24 3.8 Minimum Technical Competencies and other Standards ........................................................... 25 3.9 BIM and Competence ................................................................................................................. 26 3.9.1 What is BIM? ........................................................................................................................ 27 3.9.2 BIM standards and frameworks ........................................................................................... 27 3.9.3 BIM competence and skills .................................................................................................. 28 3.10 Competence in other contexts ................................................................................................. 29 3.10.1 Oil and Gas Industry ........................................................................................................... 29 3.10.2 Gas...................................................................................................................................... 29 3.10.3 Accountancy ....................................................................................................................... 30 3.10.4 Nuclear ............................................................................................................................... 31 3.10.5 Rail...................................................................................................................................... 32 3.10.6 Motor Industry ................................................................................................................... 33 3.10.7 Summary: ........................................................................................................................... 35

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Industry Perceptions ..................................................................................................................... 36 4.1 Online Survey .............................................................................................................................. 37 4.2 In-Depth Interviews ..........................................................................