Tactical Response and Advice Training Day

Principles of Water and Flood Incident management and the management of resources for incidents requiring National assets and assistance – for threat driven responses.

One Day Event: available on 24 & 25 March 2016.

This event qualifies for 7 Hours of Continuing Professional Development

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Aims:

To train delegates in the Principles of Water and Flood Incident management and the management of resources for incidents requiring National assets and assistance for threat driven responses and for them to be able to apply these principles at operational and tactical levels at water and flood incidents to assist in their management and the management of resources for incidents requiring local and National assets and assistance.

Outstanding international speakers:

We have invited a small team of international speakers led by Mr Jeff Dulin - Assistant Director, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Washington, USA & Ret’d Deputy Fire Chief Charlotte Fire Department, NC, USA., and to attend with Deputy Chief John Esposito from New York Fire Department who are pre-eminent colleagues in their fields to hold this unique training day on the UK’s South Coast, dates: 24 and 25 March 2016.

Target group:

This Module is for personnel who may be required to or wish to understand how to provide operational and tactical advice in relation to major or wide-spread Flood or Water Rescue Incidents.

Our target audience:

  • Incident Managers responsible for commanding or advising at a major flood or water incidents – to include national level advisers, including co-ordination and liaison with Multi Agency partners.
  • For personnel in all agencies involved who may be required to provide operational and strategic advice in relation to major or wide-spread Flood or Water Rescue incidents.
  • Decision makers or advisors involved in community liaison, traffic management or policy making who have to understand response in case of a threat, including RRF and LRF members.
  • Tactical Advisers (AKA SMAs) who provide detailed advice to the Incident Commander at incidents requiring National assets etc.

Numbers are strictly limited for this highly valued unique event and on a first come first booked basis.

Scope:

This event is designed to give individuals in local or National structures the necessary introductory knowledge and skills preparatory to being able to offer advice and support at that level.

Learning Outcomes:

Explain major flood related dynamic risk assessment tools and how this impacts on the incident command system, including functional sectorisation, inter-agency operation and liaison with responding crews

Explain the capabilities of personnel and equipment attending a water or flood rescue incident.

Demonstrate an understanding of flood and water incident issues related to major flood events

Participation in exercise(s) of how to apply knowledge of command and control systems, national capabilities for flooding and how to inform tactical and strategic command decisions using Flood Management commonalities such as; accessing and interpreting weather and flood warnings, flood warning schemes, flood mapping, rainfall prediction, flood development, hazard identification rescue capabilities.

Understand the capabilities of all agencies responding to flood emergencies through credentialing (Team Typing).