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Control measure

Firebreaks and fuel breaks

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Firebreaks and fuel breaks

Understand:

  • The purpose of a firebreak in a building and how to effectively create it
  • The purpose of a fuel break in a building and how to effectively create it

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Firebreaks and fuel breaks

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to create an effective firebreak in a building
  • Use appropriate techniques and equipment to create an effective fuel break in a building