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Control measure
External fire protection

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

External fire protection

Understand:

  • The methods for providing external protection for firefighting means in buildings
  • The need for communication between internal and external firefighting crews whilst dealing with fires in buildings

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

External fire protection

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify potential external fire spread in buildings
  • Use appropriate firefighting tactics and equipment to minimise external fire spread in buildings
  • Identify and use a buildings external fixed firefighting installations
  • Use effective communications as an internal and external firefighting crew
  • Consider the potential effects of wind on fire development in buildings