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Control measure
Controlled burning

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Environment impacts of controlled burning

Understand:

  • The need to consider the short-term and long-term environmental impacts on:
    • Air
    • Land
    • Water quality
  • That some environmental impacts may not be immediately evident and may take years to recover from

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider the short-term and long-term environmental impacts of carrying out controlled burning

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Consider the short-term and long-term environmental impacts when determining if controlled burning should be part of the tactical plan