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Take responsibility for the BA team

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Using responsibilities to lead a team when wearing breathing apparatus

Understand:

  • The all incident responsibilities of the BA team leader
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader whilst performing search and rescue procedures
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding air management of BA team members
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader when withdrawing BA wearers from a risk area
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding communication with relevant operatives and team members
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader when telemetry is in use
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding the welfare of BA wearers
  • The responsibilities of the BA team leader when emergency procedures are in use

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use responsibilities to lead a team when wearing breathing apparatus

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Perform all incident responsibilities of the BA team leader
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader whilst carrying out search and rescue procedures
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding air management of BA team members
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader when withdrawing BA wearers from a risk area
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding communication with relevant operatives and team members
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader when telemetry is in use
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader regarding the welfare of BA wearers
  • Perform responsibilities of the BA team leader when emergency procedures are in use