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Manage breathing apparatus operations

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Foundation element Learning outcome

Using appropriate procedures and risk management skills to manage breathing apparatus operations

Understand:

  • The responsibilities of an incident commander in relation to breathing apparatus entry control
  • The capabilities and limitations of breathing apparatus entry control systems and procedures
  • How risk is managed through the systems of breathing apparatus control
  • The responsibilities of the incident commander in relation to BA welfare

Practical application

Foundation element Learning outcome

Use appropriate procedures and risk management skills to manage breathing apparatus operations

Demonstrate the ability to:         

  • Perform the responsibilities of an incident commander in relation to breathing apparatus entry control
  • Use appropriate breathing apparatus entry control systems and procedures and operate within their capabilities and limitations
  • Use breathing apparatus entry control systems to manage risk
  • Perform the responsibilities of the incident commander in relation to BA welfare