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Control measure

Controlled burning

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Controlled burning

Understand:

  • Why a controlled burn may limit the impact on the environment
  • When a controlled burn can be considered
  • The need to seek specialist advice and from whom
  • The effects of using positive pressure ventilation to accelerate a controlled burn
  • The techniques used to introduce an accelerated control burn
  • The techniques that can be used in conjunction with a controlled burn

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Controlled burning

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use equipment to accelerate burning in line with service procedures
  • Protect surroundings during a controlled burn