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Control measure
Arrangements to deal with firefighter emergencies

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Level 1

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Arrangements to deal with firefighter emergencies

Understand:

  • The pre-planning arrangements for firefighter emergencies
  • The processes and procedures used for firefighter emergencies
  • The factors to consider during decision making for firefighter emergencies

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Establish emergency arrangements appropriate to the size and complexity of the incident

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop and communicate appropriate emergency arrangements (contingencies)

Maintain effective command and control in an emergency situation and review incident priorities, tactics and resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and communicate prioritised tasks, tactics and resources to relevant personnel to maintain command and control during emergency situations

In a firefighter emergency preserve the scene to inform future internal and external investigations

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and communicate to relevant personnel the need for scene preservation to assist investigation following a firefighter emergency

Level 2

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Arrangements to deal with firefighter emergencies

Understand:

  • The pre-planning arrangements in consideration of firefighter emergencies
  • The processes and procedures used for firefighter emergencies
  • The factors to consider during decision making for firefighter emergencies
  • The considerations following firefighter emergencies

Practical application

Tactical action Learning outcome

Establish emergency arrangements appropriate to the size and complexity of the incident

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Develop and communicate appropriate emergency arrangements (contingencies)

Maintain effective command and control in an emergency situation and review incident priorities, tactics and resources

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and communicate prioritised tasks, tactics and resources to relevant personnel to maintain command and control during emergency situations

In a firefighter emergency preserve the scene to inform future internal and external investigations

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify and communicate to relevant personnel the need for scene preservation to assist investigation following a firefighter emergency