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Control measure
Assess the impact of fire or firefighting on structural materials

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assess the impact of fire or firefighting on structural materials

Understand:

  • The types of structural materials used in construction
  • The potential impact of fire and firefighting activities on structural materials
  • The considerations and optional tactics for dealing with fire involving the various structural materials

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assess the impact of fire or firefighting on structural materials

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify structural materials used in buildings
  • Identify when specialist advice regarding fire affecting structural materials is required and request their attendance
  • The purpose of protected zones within a building