L1 Certificate In The Principles Of Window And Door Installation (Qcf) Unit 3

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J/505/3141 Mandatory Unit: Knowledge of tools and equipment used in the installation of Windows and Doors


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  • 1. 

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  • 2. 

    Tools should be left out at all times, so that they can be found easily

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that tools should be left out at all times to make them easily accessible. However, this is not true. Leaving tools out can lead to clutter and potential hazards. It is important to properly organize and store tools in designated areas to ensure they can be easily found when needed while also maintaining a safe and tidy workspace.

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  • 3. 

    Tools should be checked every time you use them?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to check tools every time you use them to ensure they are in proper working condition and safe to use. Regular checks can help identify any defects or issues that may affect the performance or safety of the tools. By checking the tools before each use, you can prevent accidents, ensure efficient work, and prolong the lifespan of the tools.

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  • 4. 

    Why is it important to check and maintain tools

    • A.

      Because it's a nice job to carry out

    • B.

      Because they will be safer and more efficient to use

    • C.

      Because they look better when they are clean

    • D.

      Because your supervisor tells you to do it

    Correct Answer
    B. Because they will be safer and more efficient to use
    Explanation
    It is important to check and maintain tools because they will be safer and more efficient to use. Regularly inspecting and maintaining tools ensures that they are in good working condition, reducing the risk of accidents or injuries. Additionally, well-maintained tools are more efficient, as they perform better and are less likely to break or malfunction. This ultimately improves productivity and saves time and money in the long run.

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  • 5. 

    Tools can be stored anywhere as they are very robust?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Tools may be durable and able to withstand various conditions, but it is not accurate to say that they can be stored anywhere. Proper storage is important to maintain the functionality and longevity of tools. Factors such as temperature, humidity, and exposure to elements can affect the performance and lifespan of tools. Therefore, it is recommended to store tools in appropriate storage spaces or containers to ensure their protection and longevity.

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  • 6. 

    Tools with missing safety guards are OK to use as long as you take extra care?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Using tools with missing safety guards is not okay, even if you take extra care. Safety guards are designed to protect the user from potential hazards and prevent accidents. Without safety guards, the risk of injury or accidents significantly increases. It is important to always prioritize safety and use tools that are properly equipped with safety guards to ensure the well-being of the user.

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  • 7. 

    The best time to recharge a battery powered tool is?

    • A.

      When you arrive at a new installation

    • B.

      When you remember to do so

    • C.

      Immediately after each use

    • D.

      When it begins to slow down

    Correct Answer
    C. Immediately after each use
    Explanation
    The best time to recharge a battery powered tool is immediately after each use because this ensures that the tool is always ready for the next use. By recharging the battery right after using the tool, you can avoid any inconvenience or delays caused by a low battery. This practice also helps to prolong the overall lifespan of the battery, as it prevents the battery from being completely drained or overcharged.

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  • 8. 

    Damaged PPE should be changed immediately?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Damaged personal protective equipment (PPE) should be changed immediately because it may not provide the necessary protection against hazards. PPE is designed to protect the wearer from potential risks, and any damage can compromise its effectiveness. Continuing to use damaged PPE can put the individual at risk of injury or illness. Therefore, it is important to replace damaged PPE promptly to ensure the safety and well-being of the wearer.

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  • 9. 

    If you find a tool in need of sharpening, you should?

    • A.

      Keep using it

    • B.

      Use it until you have chance to sharpen it

    • C.

      Sharpen it before you use it

    • D.

      Press harder to overcome the lack of sharpness

    Correct Answer
    C. Sharpen it before you use it
    Explanation
    When you find a tool in need of sharpening, it is best to sharpen it before using it. Using a dull tool can lead to inefficiency and potential accidents. Sharpening the tool ensures that it will perform its intended function effectively and safely.

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  • 10. 

    If any of your powered tools have damaged power leads / cables, you should?

    • A.

      Replace the power lead cable before further use.

    • B.

      Apply plenty of electrical tape over the damaged area

    • C.

      Wear gloves

    • D.

      Use it as little as possible

    Correct Answer
    A. Replace the power lead cable before further use.
    Explanation
    If any of your powered tools have damaged power leads/cables, it is important to replace the power lead cable before further use. This is because damaged power leads can pose a safety hazard, such as the risk of electric shock or short circuit. By replacing the damaged cable, you ensure that the tool is safe to use and minimize the risk of accidents or electrical damage. Applying electrical tape or using the tool as little as possible may not provide a reliable or long-term solution to the problem. Wearing gloves can offer some protection, but it is still necessary to address the damaged power lead.

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  • 11. 

    Using damaged equipment is acceptable as long as you take extra care?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Using damaged equipment is not acceptable, even if you take extra care. Damaged equipment can pose a safety risk and may not function properly, leading to potential accidents or errors. It is important to always use equipment that is in good working condition to ensure the safety of yourself and others.

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  • 12. 

    Why are cordless tools generally considered safer than mains powered

    • A.

      Portable

    • B.

      Smaller

    • C.

      Cheaper

    • D.

      Look better

    Correct Answer
    A. Portable
    Explanation
    Cordless tools are generally considered safer than mains powered tools because they are portable. With cordless tools, there is no need to worry about tripping over cords or accidentally cutting through them. This eliminates the risk of electrical shock or injury. Additionally, being portable allows for greater flexibility and ease of use, as they can be used in various locations without the need for a power outlet.

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  • 13. 

    Where would you best store tools when not in use?

    • A.

      In the back of the van

    • B.

      In a suitable, lockable tool chest

    • C.

      Wrap them in cloths

    • D.

      On the floor

    Correct Answer
    B. In a suitable, lockable tool chest
    Explanation
    Storing tools in a suitable, lockable tool chest is the best option because it provides a secure and organized space for the tools. This helps to prevent theft and damage to the tools, as well as keeping them easily accessible when needed. Storing tools in the back of a van or on the floor can lead to them getting lost, damaged, or stolen, while wrapping them in cloths does not provide adequate protection or organization.

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  • 14. 

    Identify the THREE types of PPE most commonly required with power, and or, hand tools

    • A.

      Safety Glasses

    • B.

      Hard Hat

    • C.

      Ear Defenders

    • D.

      Gloves

    • E.

      Shin Guards

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Safety Glasses
    C. Ear Defenders
    D. Gloves
    Explanation
    The three types of PPE most commonly required with power and hand tools are safety glasses, ear defenders, and gloves. Safety glasses protect the eyes from flying debris or particles while operating tools. Ear defenders protect the ears from loud noises that can cause hearing damage. Gloves provide hand protection against cuts, abrasions, or other injuries that may occur while using tools.

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  • 15. 

    What should you do if using an electric drill for a length of time?

    • A.

      Allow it to cool down every now and again

    • B.

      Make a weekly maintenance check

    • C.

      Oil it regularly

    Correct Answer
    A. Allow it to cool down every now and again
    Explanation
    When using an electric drill for a length of time, it is important to allow it to cool down every now and again. This is because prolonged use can cause the drill to overheat, which can lead to damage or malfunction. Allowing the drill to cool down periodically helps to prevent overheating and ensures that it continues to function properly.

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  • 16. 

    The vents of an electric drill should be cleaned by blowing compressed air into them

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The vents of an electric drill should be cleaned by blowing compressed air into them because over time, dust and debris can accumulate in the vents, which can restrict airflow and cause the drill to overheat. Blowing compressed air into the vents helps to remove the accumulated dust and debris, ensuring proper ventilation and preventing overheating.

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  • 17. 

    You should avoid wearing loose clothing when working with power tools?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Loose clothing can pose a significant risk when working with power tools. It can easily get caught in moving parts, leading to serious injuries or accidents. Wearing tight-fitting clothes or using appropriate protective gear can minimize the chances of accidents and ensure safety while operating power tools.

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