Domain - Fire and Rescue Services - Generic Fire Fighting

Domain - Fire and Rescue Services - Generic Fire Fighting

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Level 2

Use ladders in fire and rescue situations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26992 and unit standard 26993.

10614 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of ladders; and use medium and/or long extension ladders in fire and rescue situations.

Standard-setting body:

Fire and Rescue Services Industry Training Organisation The Skills Organisation

Use knots and lines in fire and rescue situations
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26994 and unit standard 26995.

10616 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge and use of knots and lines, and use knots and lines in fire and rescue situations.

Standard-setting body:

Fire and Rescue Services Industry Training Organisation The Skills Organisation

Use access ladders in emergency situations

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26993 replaced unit standard 10614.

26992 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of access ladders; and . use access ladders in an emergency situation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use general purpose knots and lines in an emergency situation

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Version 2

26994 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of general purpose knots and lines used by the fire and emergency agency; and . use general purpose knots and lines in an emergency situation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Establish and deliver water supplies for fire and emergency operations

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Version 5

3270 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard applies to the establishment of water supplies from its source (both pressure fed and static), to and from pumps up to the point of delivery. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . identify water supplies for fire and emergency operations; . select and connect hoses, waterway equipment, and construct a portable dam to deliver water supplies; and . restore site and recommission equipment after use.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of command and control structure of an emergency service provider

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Version 5

3278 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . the command and control structures of the candidate''s own fire and emergency agency''s employer or host organisation; and . the responsibilities and command and control of the candidate''s own fire and emergency agency''s employer or host organisation when working with other emergency services.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 3

Explain the role of the fire and rescue service provider in community emergency incident preparedness
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 4

14553 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to explain lifeline and continuity requirements for a community, and analyse the role of the fire and rescue service provider in community emergency incident preparedness.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out defensive control of structure and vehicle fires

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Version 4

14555 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . control structure and vehicle fires; and . mop up structure and vehicle fires.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate knowledge of personnel emergencies on the incident ground

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Version 4

14557 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: . personnel emergencies on the incident ground; and . follow-up procedures.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Demonstrate hydraulic knowledge for firefighting

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Version 3

20385 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic principles and relationships; and . calculate areas, volumes, and flow rates for regular and irregular geometrical shapes of water tanks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Operate portable pumps for firefighting

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20387 replaced unit standard 3268, unit standard 10612, and unit standard 10620.

20386 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of basic hydraulic phenomena, properties and characteristics; . demonstrate knowledge of portable pumps used in firefighting; . establish a portable pump; . operate a portable pump; and . restore site, recommission a portable pump for firefighting and complete documentation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Work safely with the aircraft during an emergency incident

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Version 3

20388 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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This unit standard is for fire and emergency personnel working with aircraft at emergency incidents and being transported by aircraft to remote locations. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate: . knowledge of hazards and safe practices when working with the aircraft during an emergency incident; . safe procedures for the loading and unloading of personnel and equipment from the aircraft during an emergency incident, and . knowledge of survival procedures in the event of an aircraft emergency landing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Protect and preserve a fire scene

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20393 replaced unit standard 3276, unit standard 3282, and unit standard 3306.

20392 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of fire scene preservation; . identify and report evidence for the purpose of supporting fire investigation; and . secure a fire-affected scene.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use rescue ladders in fire and rescue situations

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26992 replaced unit standard 10614.

26993 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of rescue ladders; and . select and use rescue ladders in a fire and rescue situation.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Use rescue knots and lines in fire and rescue situations

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26994 replaced unit standard 10616.

26995 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of rescue knots and lines; and . use rescue knots and lines in fire and rescue situations.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Wear and operate breathing apparatus in general emergencies

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Version 5

3272 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for fire and emergency personnel in situations requiring the use of self-contained breathing apparatus (BA) primarily for general emergencies. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of BA and its effects on the physiology of the human body; . recommission, test, and wear the BA in simulated conditions; . manage the BA for safe use and survivability; and . shut down and recommission the BA.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out station duties
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 5

3274 Unit Standard 2 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: carry out general station duties; maintain emergency call-out readiness; carry out public relations duties; and carry out recording and reporting duties.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Carry out tests on fire and rescue equipment
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3275 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of standard tests on equipment, and conduct standard tests on equipment.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 4

Rescue casualties using rescue techniques
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 4

10618 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: locate casualties within a specified area; demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices for working at heights; rescue casualties at heights; rescue casualties from unsafe environments; and move casualties to a safe environment.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Identify and utilise installed fire systems
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 5

14560 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe installed fire systems; identify and locate installed fire systems; and utilise installed fire systems to support fire-fighting activities.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Operate self-propelled pumps, at a pump site, for fire and emergency operations

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Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 20386 replaced unit standard 3268, unit standard 10612, and unit standard 10620.

20387 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, for fire and emergency operations: . demonstrate knowledge of self-propelled pumps used; . establish a self-propelled pump; . operate a self-propelled pump; and . restore site and recommission a self-propelled pump.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Fill fire service breathing apparatus cylinders

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Version 2

24614 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of the types of fire service breathing apparatus (BA) cylinders; . demonstrate knowledge of a fire service BA cylinder filling station; and . use a BA cylinder filling station.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Drive fire and emergency vehicles in emergency situations

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Version 6

3267 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . demonstrate knowledge of traffic legislation, traffic regulations, and the fire and emergency agency''s requirements for driving emergency vehicles; . prepare fire and emergency vehicle for emergency response; . prepare to drive to emergency incidents; and . drive to, and position emergency vehicle at, emergency incidents.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 5

Manage a volunteer fire and rescue group
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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Version 4

10613 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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This unit standard is for rural fire force controllers. People credited with this unit standard are able to: implement an organisational plan; carry out administrative duties; supervise the activities of fire and rescue personnel; carry out public relations and liaison duties; and meet strategic operational planning requirements.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Direct external defensive fire control operations

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Version 4

14554 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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This unit standard is for people (including team leaders in rural volunteer fire forces) who are required to direct externally applied structure or vehicle fire suppression operations where breathing apparatus is not available. People credited with this unit standard are able to: . analyse an incident requiring external defensive fire control; . direct external defensive fire control procedures; and . carry out handover procedures to an incoming fire and emergency agency.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Manage station level duties
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3279 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: implement organisational policy at station level; carry out administrative duties; monitor the station level activities of fire and rescue personnel; and carry out public relations and liaison duties.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Assess and address risk with respect to fire

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Version 5

3281 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: . identify and assess fire risks and hazards; and . devise strategies for the mitigation of fire risks and hazards.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 39 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Lead a petrochemical emergency response team
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3321 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people (either paid or volunteer) who may have to respond to petrochemical emergencies as a member of an emergency response team at a petrochemical worksite, or as a member of a fire and rescue service. People credited with this unit standard are able to: assess petrochemical emergency; select and apply petrochemical emergency strategies and tactics; lead petrochemical emergency control operations; and ensure that recovery actions can proceed for petrochemical emergency operations.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Level 6

Manage fire officer duties
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3280 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: manage the station level activities of fire and rescue personnel; carry out administrative duties; meet strategic planning requirements; and carry out public relations and liaison duties.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Coordinate petrochemical emergency operations
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3322 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: plan and implement strategy and tactics to control petrochemical emergencies; manage and control resources; command Team Leaders; monitor overall progress of the incident; and maintain resources and control measures.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Select methods of fighting petrochemical tank fires
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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3323 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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This unit standard is for people directing fire and rescue operations involving fires in petrochemical storage tanks. People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse fire situations; select strategies and tactics; and action post fire suppression and recovery.

Standard-setting body:

The Skills Organisation

Data as at 27 November 2021