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Control measure

Specialist advice

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Specialist advice

Understand the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:   

  • The benefit of using specialist advice available, including from: 
    • Competent person  
    • Subject matter expert (SME)  
    • Subject matter adviser (SMA)  
    • Tactical adviser

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

ARCHIVED Request advice from a competent person, subject matter expert, subject matter adviser or tactical adviser

Demonstrate the following in an initial level (1) incident environment:   

  • Use appropriate and agreed methods to request specialist information, advice and assistance from relevant people and agencies to assist in the process of tactical planning and incident management

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Specialist advice

Understand the following in an intermediate level (2) incident environment:   

  • The benefit of using specialist advice available, including from: 
    • Competent person  
    • Subject matter expert (SME)  
    • Subject matter adviser (SMA)  
    • Tactical adviser

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

ARCHIVED Request the attendance of a competent person, subject matter expert, subject matter adviser or tactical adviser

Demonstrate the following in an intermediate level (2) incident environment:   

  • Use appropriate and agreed methods to request and gather specialist information, advice and assistance from relevant people and agencies to assist in the process of tactical planning and incident management