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Control measure

Provide resilient fire control room equipment

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Call handling equipment

Understand:

  • The type of equipment used in fire control rooms
  • What happens in the event of a failure of the call handling equipment in fire control rooms

Mobilising systems

Understand:

  • The main functions of a mobilising system in fire control rooms

Communications equipment

Understand:

  • The main functions of communications equipment in fire control rooms

Contingency arrangements

Understand:

  • That contingency arrangements in fire control rooms may include methods such as using:
    • Tablet
    • Standalone computers
    • Paper forms

Direct electronic incident transfer

Understand:

  • The systems that fire control rooms use to exchange information with:
    • Other fire control rooms
    • Control rooms of other agencies

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Have an understanding of the equipment used by their fire control room, including its functions and limitations

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Liaise effectively with the fire control room:
    • During normal conditions
    • When there are system issues