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Use a BA sector

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Using a BA sector to manage all BA resources

Understand:

  • The purpose of establishing a BA sector
  • How the BA sector commander is identifiable on the incident ground
  • The required level of competence for nomination as a BA sector commander
  • How and to whom, the establishment of BA sector command should be communicated
  • The responsibilities of the BA sector commander
  • The lines of communication to be used by the BA sector commander
  • How the BA sector operates within the incident command structure
  • The support and resourcing functions applicable to a BA sector
  • The methods and systems of recording BA resource usage and requirements
  • The methods for acquiring appropriate BA resources

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use a BA sector to manage all BA resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate procedures and resources to establish a BA sector
  • Use appropriate methods to ensure the BA sector commander is identifiable on the incident ground
  • Communicate the establishment of a BA sector to all relevant personnel
  • Perform the responsibilities of the BA sector commander
  • Use appropriate lines of communication to request resources, report to, and inform relevant personnel
  • Use appropriate methods to ensure the BA sector operates within the incident command structure
  • Use appropriate support and resourcing functions applicable to a BA sector
  • Use appropriate methods and systems of recording BA resource usage and requirements
  • Use appropriate methods for acquiring BA resources