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Control measure
Select appropriate firefighting equipment


Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Use the appropriate equipment to effectively and efficiently extinguish fire

Understand the following:

  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Hose
  • Branches and nozzles
  • Monitors

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Select the correct firefighting equipment

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Select appropriate firefighting media for various situations and classifications of fire
  • Assess the status of other firefighting activities to justify current actions and ensure safe working practices