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Control measure
Additional resources

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome
Additional resources 

Understand the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:   

  • The type, number and availability of local fire and rescue service resources   
  • Capabilities of all available fire and rescue service resources  
  • How to use incident information to assess resource requirements  
  • Further considerations when requesting additional resources

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

ARCHIVED - Request sufficient resources to implement initial actions, the incident plan and support contingency plan 

Demonstrate the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:   

  • Identify tasks which require additional resources  
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with the deployment of resources at incidents 
  • Request sufficient additional resources  
  • Identify inefficient use of resources 

ARCHIVED - Review current and potential resource requirements regularly

Demonstrate the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:   

  • Review tasks which may require additional or a reduction of resources  
  • Review hazards and risks associated with the deployment of resources at incidents 
  • Request sufficient additional resources  
  • Identify inefficient use of resources

ARCHIVED - Consider the use of a rendezvous point (RVP), marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA)

Demonstrate the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:  

  • Identify the need for a rendezvous point (RVP),  marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA)  
  • Establish a rendezvous point (RVP), marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA) at a convenient location, appropriate to the size and scale of the incident

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Additional resources 

Understand the following in an intermediate level (2) incident environment:   

  • The type, number and availability of local fire and rescue service resources available to the fire and rescue service
  • Capabilities of all available fire and rescue service resources  
  • How to use incident information to assess resource requirements  
  • Further considerations when requesting additional resources

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

ARCHIVED - Request sufficient resources to implement intermediate actions, the incident plan and support the contingency plan

Demonstrate the following in an intermediate level (2) incident environment:   

  • Identify tasks which require additional resources  
  • Identify hazards and risks associated with the deployment of resources at incidents  
  • Request sufficient additional resources  
  • Identify inefficient use of resources

ARCHIVED - Review current and potential resource requirements regularly

Demonstrate the following in an initial level (2) incident environment:   

  • Review tasks which may require additional or a reduction of resources  
  • Review hazards and risks associated with the deployment of resources at incidents 
  • Requesting sufficient additional resources  
  • Identify inefficient use of resources

ARCHIVED - Consider the use of a rendezvous point (RVP), marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA)

Demonstrate the following in an intermediate level (2) incident environment:  

  • Identify the need for a rendezvous point (RVP), marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA)  
  • Establish a rendezvous point (RVP), marshalling area or strategic holding area (SHA) at a convenient location appropriate to the size and scale of the incident