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Control measure
Gain access/entry

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gain access/entry

Understand:

  • The legislative powers for gaining access
  • The various methods used to gain access
  • The hazards associated with accessing buildings involved in fire
  • Precautionary measures prior to making access/entry
  • Building security arrangements to be implemented following fires in buildings

Refer to Fires and firefighting training specification – Consider making a forcible entry

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Gain access/entry

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate rationale for gaining/forcing access/entry
  • Assess all possible means of gaining access/entry
  • Gain access/entry to buildings using the appropriate methods
  • Gain access/entry to vehicles using the appropriate methods

Refer to Fires and firefighting training specification – Consider making a forcible entry