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Control measure
Appropriate intervention: Fires in building with an open plan layout

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in building with an open plan layout

Understand:

  • The relevant information available from floor plans
  • The use and construction of open plan layout buildings
  • The fixed installations and safety systems used in open plan layout buildings
  • The considerations before deciding on the appropriate intervention for fires in open plan layout buildings
  • The procedures to be adopted for fighting fires in open plan layout buildings

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Appropriate intervention: Fires in building with an open plan layout

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify open plan areas within buildings involved in fire
  • Identify the fixed installations used in buildings with an open plan layout
  • Use appropriate procedures for dealing with fires in buildings with an open plan layout
  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to extinguish fires in buildings with an open plan layout