Candidates will experience the practical and theoretical application of command and control at Supervisor Level. They will have the use of operational fire teams to manage, assess and direct at a major aerodrome incident. This practical application will be complimented with VR exercises at our purpose built suite.
Learning to apply the necessary acquisition of knowledge and understanding, through delivery of a structured learning program (SLP). Individuals will demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge required to competently carry out the role of Airport Incident Commander at aircraft accidents / incidents.
At the end of the course candidates will have the opportunity to:
- Plan and manage a training programme as per CAP 699
- State the relevant legislation for RFFS provision at aerodromes
- Discuss the environmental issues associated with RFFS training and aerodrome accidents / incidents
- Apply dynamic risk assessment and the appropriate control measures associated with aircraft incidents during practical exercises and virtual reality simulations
- Describe the principles of analytical risk assessments
- State the role and responsibilities of the supervisor within the Incident Command System
- Demonstrate effective leadership and communication skills that support the Incident Command System
- Demonstrate the ability to manage crew safety and welfare
- Discuss post incident considerations including legal implications of the decision making, actions, recording and performance of the Incident Commander and his crew during a mock courtroom exercise
Candidates attending this course must be currently certified as competent in the role of RFFS Crew Commander.