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Control measure

Communicate the availability of resources

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Communicate the availability of resources

Understand:

  • The need for accurate information about the availability of resources to be exchanged between the incident commander, operational personnel and fire control personnel
  • How to determine if a vehicle can remain at the incident ground while being available for deployment to other incidents
  • The factors to consider when deciding whether to release resources

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Regularly update the fire control room on the availability status of operational resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Regularly update the fire control room on the availability status of operational resources

Consider whether operational resources can be released from the incident

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Determine when operational resources can be released from the incident

Identify the availability of operational resources when considering redeployments

Fire control personnel: Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Maintain an overview of the availability of operational resources across the service
  • Use information on the availability or commitment of resources to determine allocation or reallocation of those resources