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Control measure

Command Skills

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assertive, effective and safe command skills at operational incidents

Understand:

  • How to identify and prioritise problems and develop a plan to resolve the incident
  • How to communicate this plan to others
  • How to co-ordinate and control activity in line with their plan
  • How to display the leadership needed to resolve the incident and operate effectively under the pressures of an incident
  • Appropriate behaviours
  • Essential skills
  • The operational policies and standard procedures
  • Responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare of others

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Apply assertive, effective and safe command skills at all operational incidents

Understand:

  • How to identify and prioritise problems and develop a plan to resolve the incident
  • How to communicate this plan to others
  • How to co-ordinate and control activity in line with their plan
  • How to display the leadership needed to resolve the incident and operate effectively under the pressures of an incident
  • Appropriate behaviours
  • Essential skills
  • The operational policies and standard procedures
  • Responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare of others

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Assertive, effective and safe command skills at operational incidents

Understand:

  • How to identify and prioritise problems and develop a plan to resolve the incident
  • How to communicate this plan to others
  • How to co-ordinate and control activity in line with their plan
  • How to display the leadership needed to resolve the incident and operate effectively under the pressures of an incident
  • Appropriate behaviours
  • Essential skills
  • The operational policies and standard procedures
  • Responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare of others

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Apply assertive, effective and safe command skills at all operational incidents

Understand:

  • How to identify and prioritise problems and develop a plan to resolve the incident
  • How to communicate this plan to others
  • How to co-ordinate and control activity in line with their plan
  • How to display the leadership needed to resolve the incident and operate effectively under the pressures of an incident
  • Appropriate behaviours
  • Essential skills
  • The operational policies and standard procedures
  • Responsibilities for the health, safety and welfare of others