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Control measure
Written reports

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Written reports

Understand

  • The importance of recording accurate, clear and unbiased information
  • What information should be recorded
  • How legislation shapes official report writing
  • Types of documents:
    • Informal contemporaneous notes
    • Formally structured data gathering documents
    • Contemporaneous note books
    • Sketch plans, diagrams and photographs
  • The importance of signing and dating all types of records

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Written reports

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Record relevant incident information in an appropriate format