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Control measure

Monitor effectiveness of compartmentation

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Monitor effectiveness of compartmentation

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Monitor the effectiveness of fire compartmentation
  • Check all compartment boundaries for potential firespread
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of fire breaching compartmentation
  • Assess how a breach in fire compartmentation may cause fire spread or development
  • Use thermal imaging to detect firespread breaching compartmentation
  • Access specialist advice about the structural integrity of a building

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Monitor effectiveness of compartmentation

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Monitor the effectiveness of fire compartmentation
  • Check all compartment boundaries for potential firespread
  • Identify the signs and symptoms of fire breaching compartmentation
  • Assess how a breach in fire compartmentation may cause fire spread or development
  • Use thermal imaging to detect firespread breaching compartmentation
  • Access specialist advice about the structural integrity of a building