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December 06, 2018

BA Foundation element - Operate and apply BA entry control systems

Minor change - Indentation amended on bullet points

Breathing apparatus entry control operative

Minor change - Missing element added hyperlink to existing content does not affect meaning


July 30, 2018

Breathing apparatus entry control operative

Link fixed


June 13, 2018

Breathing Apparatus

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Breathing apparatus entry control point supervisor

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites


June 01, 2018

Breathing apparatus entry control point supervisor

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites

Breathing apparatus wearer

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites

Breathing apparatus wearer – Hazardous materials

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites

Breathing apparatus entry control operative

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites

Breathing apparatus team leader

Pre-requisites changed to prerequisites

Breathing apparatus welfare officer

Pre-requisites changed to 'prerequisites'

Breathing apparatus sector commander

Pre-requisites changed to 'prerequisites'

Breathing apparatus incident commander/incident monitoring officer

Hyphen removed from 'pre-requisites'

Breathing apparatus trainer/instructor

Hyphen removed from 'pre-requisites'


May 24, 2018

Maintenance of breathing apparatus role-related competence

Changed content of this section to reflect the original document.

Breathing Apparatus


May 10, 2018

BA Foundation element - Supervise the implementation of BA procedures

Correction of error applied during upload to reflect approved content - Following feedback From B Powell project lead


February 19, 2018

Breathing apparatus trainer/instructor

Hyperlinks updated


January 26, 2018

BA Foundation element - Using reduced working time for BA teams wearing chemical protective clothing (CPC)

CPE changed to CPC to align with HazMat guidance

Breathing apparatus incident commander/incident monitoring officer

Changes made to appearance of Breathing Apparatus Training specification as agreed by programme team


January 25, 2018

BA Foundation element - Recognise the signs of physiological and psychological stress

Spacing errors amended

BA Foundation element - Comply with BA training/instruction safety standards

Spacing error amended

BA Foundation element - Manage BA operations involving hazardous materials

Errant space removed


January 24, 2018

BA Foundation element - Use breathing apparatus for respiratory protection

BA Foundation element - Use appropriate methods and systems of recording BA communications

Minor amendment to grammar

BA Foundation element - Use breathing apparatus to implement ventilation tactics during a fire and rescue response

Minor amendment to grammar

BA Foundation element - Use interoperability and intraoperability to incorporate other organisations

Minor amendment to grammar

BA Foundation element - Minimise the risk of heat related conditions

Minor amendment to grammar

BA Foundation element - Minimise the risk of heat related conditions

Minor amendment to grammar

BA Foundation element - Conduct post training event learning and development

Minor amendment to grammar


January 23, 2018

Breathing apparatus wearer

Amendments made as agreed by project team

Breathing apparatus wearer

Amendments made as agreed by project team

Breathing apparatus sector commander

Changes made to appearance to breathing apparatus training specification made as agreed by Programme team

Breathing apparatus wearer – Hazardous materials

Changes made to appearance of element as agreed by Programme team

Breathing apparatus wearer

Amendments made as agreed by project team

Breathing apparatus wearer

Amendments made as agreed by project team


January 22, 2018

Breathing Apparatus

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