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Use effective BA communications

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Communicating whilst using BA

Understand:

  • The methods used to establish and maintain communication links with the BAECO
  • The information which should be communicated between BA team members
  • The information and updates which should be communicated to the BA entry control operative
  • The communications structure and process for BA related incidents
  • The relevant communications equipment used by BA crews to communicate with relevant people throughout the operation
  • The procedure to be adopted in the event of loss of communications
  • The process for appointing a BA communications operative
  • The responsibilities of the BA communications operative
  • The circumstances where BA line communications would be considered

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Communicate whilst using BA

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Carry out consistent tests to establish and maintain communication links with the BAECO
  • Communicate relevant information to other BA team members
  • Use an appropriate communication structure and process whilst wearing BA
  • Use appropriate procedures to be adopted in the event of loss of communications
  • Use appropriate procedures for BA line communications