Civil Defence Operation Training Courses

Fire Rescue First Response delivers 23 Unit Standards under the Domain Civil Defence Operation

Civil Defence Operation – Level 2

20473

Rescue casualties at ground level using Civil Defence general rescue techniques

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of the role and functions of Civil Defence general rescue at ground level

N

Identify safety equipment, safety precautions and hazards in general rescue

N

Plan and carry out searches to locate casualties within a specified area

N

Move casualties to safe locations

22298

Protect personal safety and the safety of others at flood incidents

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of environmental considerations relating to floods

N

Demonstrate safety techniques when working in floodwaters

23692

Demonstrate knowledge of driving legislation and CDEM organisation’s standard operational procedures for driving

People credited with this unit standard are able to describe:

N

Legislation affecting CDEM emergency response driving

N

CDEM organisation’s SOPs for driving a civil defence emergency vehicle in an emergency situation

528

Demonstrate survival techniques for a Civil Defence emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Recognise a Civil Defence emergency

N

Prepare for survival during a Civil Defence emergency

7317

Demonstrate knowledge of the civil defence emergency management (CDEM) general rescue function

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe the CDEM general rescue function

N

Describe the rescue functions and responsibilities of other rescue teams in an emergency

7332

Control the movement of people and vehicles at a specified location during a civil defence emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Explain the legal authority for establishing a cordon

N

Cordon an area to restrict public and vehicle access

N

Establish a checkpoint to manage the flow of people and vehicles into and out of a cordoned area

N

Direct and monitor the movement of people and vehicles through a checkpoint

N

Remove a cordon to allow resumption of normal public access

7334

Demonstrate knowledge of the functions and operations of Civil Defence Emergency Management

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe the structure and function of CDEM in New Zealand

N

Describe the structure and functions of a CDEM organisation

N

Describe the types of situations that would constitute a significant Civil Defence threat

7335

Demonstrate knowledge of the role and powers of a controller in a declared emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe the provisions of the legislation and regulations that enable and constrain the powers of a controller

N

Relate the powers of the controller to the powers of others

Civil Defence Operation – Level 3

20853

Demonstrate knowledge of the establishment and maintenance of a CDEM communications system

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of the establishment and maintenance of a CDEM communications system

 

20854

Operate a Civil Defence Emergency Management communications system

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Operate a CDEM communications system

22297

Provide initial response at flood incidents

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of flood incident management in the New Zealand context

N

Operate portable pumps in proximity to flooding

N

Demonstrate installation of one type of flood control method

23693

Navigate in urban and rural areas during a CDEM emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Plan a safe route to a CDEM emergency in urban and rural areas

N

Navigate to planned CDEM emergency destination

N

Complete post-navigational activities in a CDEM emergency

 

23694

Undertake storm damage operations in a CDEM emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Prepare for storm damage operations in a CDEM emergency

N

Reduce the effects of storm damage in a CDEM emergency

N

Recover and restore storm damage equipment used in a CDEM emergency

23695

Provide companion animal welfare during a CDEM emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of ethical behaviour in relation to care and handling of companion animals

N

Establish an animal reception area

N

Receive companion animals at the welfare centre

N

Perform safe handling of companion animals

N

Care for companion animals on a daily basis during a CDEM emergency

N

Release companion animals from CDEM emergency custody

23696

Demonstrate knowledge of and provide support at a CDEM emergency operations centre (EOC)

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe the functions and structure of a CDEM EOC

N

Describe the roles and responsibilities of staff in a CDEM EOC

N

Describe the CDEM EOC activation and deactivation procedures for an emergency

N

Act as a support staff member at a CDEM EOC

7321

Process information during an emergency

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Identify sources of information to be used during an emergency

N

Gather information during an emergency

N

Interpret the significance of CDEM information

N

Produce a situation report

N

Disseminate CDEM information

Civil Defence Operation – Level 4

23690

Conduct CDEM operational briefings and debriefings, and issue operational orders

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe CDEM operational orders, briefings, and debriefings

N

Conduct a CDEM operational briefing

N

Issue CDEM operational orders

N

Conduct a CDEM operational debriefing

23691

Drive civil defence emergency vehicles in operational situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Prepare a civil defence emergency vehicle for operational response

N

Describe and apply safe driving techniques in accordance with legislative requirements and organisational SOPs

N

Position civil defence emergency vehicle at an emergency site

N

Complete CDEM post-incident tasks

24500

Demonstrate knowledge of, and use, CDEM rescue equipment and techniques, and rescue casualties at height

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of rope and tape used in general rescue

N

Demonstrate knots used in general rescue

N

Use ladders to rescue casualties in the rescue environment

N

Use lowering techniques in the rescue environment

Civil Defence Operation – Level 5

7331

Manage the provision of resources to meet Civil Defence emergency demands

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Identify resources likely to be required for the specific threat

N

Establish resource needs of affected communities

N

Manage supply of resources

N

Manage distribution of resources

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