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Control measure
Consider employing tactical ventilation

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Employing tactical ventilation to assist firefighting activities

Understand the following:

  • The term ‘tactical ventilation’
  • When and why ventilation is used
  • Types of ventilation
  • Techniques used to achieve effective ventilation
  • Ventilation strategies
  • Wind driven fires and associated phenomena
  • Post fire considerations

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Consider employing tactical ventilation

Demonstrate the ability to:

  • Identify situations where ventilation is appropriate
  • Set up and operate appropriate systems of natural and forced ventilation