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Control measure

Personal resilience

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Causes of stress

Understand:

  • The different causes of stress

Recognising the effects of stress

Understand:

  • How to recognise the effects associated with stress

Impact of stress

Understand:

  • The outcomes of stress

Managing stress

Understand:

  • How to build resilience to stress

Coping strategies during an incident

Understand:

  • How to cope with stress at an operational incident

Coping with fatigue

Understand:

  • How to recognise the effects of fatigue and how this can be managed

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Recognise the negative effects that stress and fatigue can have on themselves and others

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the onset and cause of stress and fatigue

Consider relief and welfare arrangements to reduce the effects of stress and fatigue on themselves and others

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop appropriate arrangements to limit the effects of stress and fatigue

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Causes of stress

Understand:

  • The different causes of stress

Recognising the effects of stress

Understand:

  • How to recognise the effects associated with stress

Impact of stress

Understand:

  • The outcomes stress may lead to

Managing stress

Understand:

  • How to build resilience to stress

Coping strategies during an incident

Understand:

  • How to cope with stress at an operational incident

Coping with fatigue

Understand:

  • How to recognise the effects of fatigue and how this can be managed

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Recognise the negative effects that stress and fatigue can have on themselves and others

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify the onset and cause of stress and fatigue

Consider relief and welfare arrangements to reduce the effects of stress and fatigue on themselves and others

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop appropriate arrangements to limit the effects of stress and fatigue