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Module 1

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Introduction
  • Responding services organisation
  • Measuring performance
  • Measuring knowledge
  • Operation and task information
  • Dealing with emergencies
  • Receiving the call
  • Operation and task information
  • When should size up begin
  • Details required
  • Primary and secondary information
  • Responding – abiding by road traffic rules
  • Visual and audible warning devices
  • NFPA 1500
  • Apparatus occupants safety

 

Module 2

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Maps and grid reference
  • Compass
  • Magnetic north
  • Taking a bearing
  • Map features
  • Northings and eastings
  • Map scale
  • Geodetic datum
  • Types of maps
  • Marginal information
  • Romer scales

 

Module 3

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Parallels of latitude
  • Relief mapping
  • How are maps useful to people?
  • Shape of ground
  • Hachures
  • Hill shading
  • Contours
  • Methods of representing heights and locations
  • Spot elevation
  • Gradients
  • Clinometer
  • Calculation of slope
  • Relief
  • Line of sight
  • Draw a section
  • Map folding

 

Module 4

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Using navigational aids
  • Degrees or mils
  • Bearings
  • Back bearing
  • Types of compasses
  • Interference by large metallic objects
  • Compasses in smartphones
  • Global P0sitioning System
  • Position finding

 
Module 5

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Navigating across country
  • Predicted walking time
  • Methods of judging distance
  • Unit of measure
  • Appearance method
  • Navigation terms and techniques
  • Choosing the best route
  • Navigation Data Sheet
  • Map setting 

 
Module 6

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Incident management and navigation
  • AIIMS the Intelligence Section and Mapping
  • Mapping unit
  • Geographical information system
  • Mapping standards
  • Symbology standards
  • Maps for the incident action plan
  • Situation maps
  • Public information maps
  • Factors that affect incident development
  • Recording information on plans
  • Triple zero emergency call system
  • Advanced Mobile Location technology
  • Systems
  • Human factors
  • Radio communication skills
  • Tips to effective communication

 
Module 7

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Rendezvous points and plans
  • Fences and gates
  • Airside safety
  • Driving and arriving, pre-planning plans and procedures
  • Designated isolation areas
  • Fuel storage and distribution
  • Staging areas
  • Camps/bases

 
Module 8

 

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Standard operating procedures and training
  • Training needs analysis
  • Training and competency
  • A competent person
  • Information and training
  • Record keeping
  • Information management standard
  • The standard
  • Reasons for reporting
  • Managing welfare
  • Quality assurance
  • Emergency responders
  • Integrity
  • Flexibility
  • Adaptibility
  • Dedication
  • Team player