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National Occupational Standards & Qualifications

On this area of the Fire Professional Framework you can learn more about National Occupational Standards & Qualifications relevant to you.
Core Fire and Rescue

1. SFJ CFF01 Respond to operational incidents requiring breathing apparatus
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2. SFJ CFF02 Extricate casualties from situations of entrapment
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3. SFJ CFF03 Operate fire service water pumps
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4. SFJ CFF04 Provide a first response to water based incidents
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5. SFJ CFF05 Working at height in fire and rescue
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Emergency Fire Services Control Operations

1. SFJFRSCO1 Maintain information on fire and rescue operational resources
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2. SFJ FRS CO2 Take responsibility for effective performance in fire and rescue
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3. SFJFRSCO3 Gather and manage information to mobilise a fire and rescue response
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4. SFJFRSCO4 Support fire and rescue responses
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5. SFJFRSCO5 Monitor and manage the reliability and readiness of fire and rescue control operations equipment
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6. SFJFRSCO6 Manage fire and rescue information to support the needs of your community
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7. SFJ FRS CO7 Specialist or bespoke software
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8. SFJ FRS CO8 Support the development of colleagues in fire and rescue
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9. SFJFRSFF9 Drive fire and rescue service vehicles
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10. SFJFRSFF7 Support the development of colleagues in fire and rescue
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11. SFJ FRS CO9 Drive, manoeuvre and re-deploy fire and rescue vehicles
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12. SFJFRSFF2 Take responsibility for effective performance in fire and rescue
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Emergency Fire Services Operations in the Community

1. SFJFRSFF1 Educate your community to improve awareness of fire and rescue safety matters
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2. SFJFRSFF2 Take responsibility for effective performance in fire and rescue
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3. SFJFRSFF3 Search for, rescue and support endangered life
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4. SFJFRSFF4 Resolve fire and rescue operational incidents
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5. SFJFRSFF5 Protect life and the environment from the effects of hazardous materials
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6. SFJFRSFF6 Maintain readiness for fire and rescue operational response
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7. SFJFRSFF8 Contribute to fire safety solutions to minimise risks
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8. SFJFRSFF7 Support the development of colleagues in fire and rescue
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9. SFJFRSFF9 Drive fire and rescue service vehicles
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10. SFJCCBF3.1 Develop and sustain effective working with staff from other agencies
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Emergency Fire Services Specialist Roles

1. EFSS001 Service and maintain breathing apparatus and equipment
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2. EFSS002 Service and maintain fire hydrants for use in emergencies
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3. EFSS003 Quality Control the supply and servicing of fire hydrants for emergency response
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4. EFSS004 Support and advise on technical issues relating to Fire and Rescue Service activities
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5. Plan for incidents involving animals
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6. Manage incidents involving animals
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7. Provide specialist advice to control fire and rescue incidents
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Emergency Fire Services Watch Management

1. SFJ FRS WM1 Lead the work of teams and individuals to achieve their objectives
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2. SFJ FRS WM2 Maintain activities to meet requirements
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3. SFJ FRS WM3 Manage information for action
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4. SFJ FRS WM5 Contribute to the development of teams and individuals
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5. SFJ FRS WM6 Investigate and report on events to inform future practice
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6. SFJ FRS WM7 Lead and support people to resolve operational incidents
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7. SFJ FRS WM8 Lead and support control operations to resolve operational events
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8. SFJ FRS WM9 Support the efficient use of resources
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9. SFJ FRS WM10 Acquire, store and issue resources to provide service delivery
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10. SFJ FRS WM10 Acquire, store and issue resources to provide service delivery
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11. SFJ FRS WM11 Respond to poor performance in your team
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12. SFJ FRS WM4 Take responsibility for effective performance
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13. SFJ FRS WM7 Lead and support people to resolve operational incidents
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14. SFJFRSFF2 Take responsibility for effective performance in fire and rescue
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Fire Investigation

1. FRS UNIT 1 Investigate and report on incidents involving fire and/or explosion
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2. FRS UNIT 2 Determine solutions to hazards and risks identified through investigation of incidents involving fire and/or explosion
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3. FRS UNIT 3 Plan detailed Investigation of scene of incident involving fire and/or explosion
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4. FRS UNIT 4 Examine the scene for evidence of origin, cause, and development of fire and/or explosion
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5. FRS UNIT 5 Evaluate performance and effectiveness of structures and systems at the scene of incidents involving fire and/or explosions
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6. FRS UNIT 6 Collect and evaluate documentary and witness evidence
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7. FRS UNIT 7 Report on preliminary assessment of scene involving fire and/or explosion
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8. FRS UNIT 7 Report on preliminary assessment of scene involving fire and/or explosion
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9. FRS UNIT 8 Report on results of detailed investigation of scene involving fire and/or explosion
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10. FRS UNIT 9 Inspect evidence submitted for examination
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11. FRS UNIT 10 Evaluate and report results of examination of evidence of fire and/or explosion
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12. FRS UNIT 11 Communicate results of fire scene investigation to relevant bodies
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13. SFJ FRS FI1 Prepare to investigate an incident involving fire and/or explosion
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14. SFJ FRS FI2 Investigate an incident involving fire and/or explosion
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15. SFJ FRS FI3 Report on the investigation of an incident involving fire and/or explosion
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Fire Safety

1. FSA0 Collect information to support fire risk assessment
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2. FSA1 Assess risks associated with fire
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3. FSA2 Implement measures to protect people from fires
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4. FSA3 Implement action in the event of actual or potential fire
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5. FSB2 Advise on self determined risk assessment
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6. FSB3 Evaluate fire safety design submissions
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7. FSB4 Advise on simple fire safety measures
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8. FSB5 Advise on complex fire safety measures
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9. FSB7 Advise on fire safety measures in locations using hazardous materials
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10. FSB8 Support management of risks at actual and potential incidents
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11. FSB9 Work in partnership to minimise risks to the community
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12. FSC1 Advise on fire safety issues relating to proposed construction and materials
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13. FSC2 Advise on issues relating to fire protection systems
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14. FSC3 Advise on fire safety issues relating to construction, demolition or refurbishment in progress
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Emergency Fire Service Management

1. SFJ EFSM3 Determine solutions to hazards and risks identified through inspection and investigation
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2. SFJ EFSM4 Plan organisational strategy to meet agreed aims and objectives
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3. SFJ EFSM5 Plan implementation of organisational strategy to meet objectives
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4. SFJ EFSM6 Implement organisational strategy
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5. SFJ EFSM7 Evaluate organisational performance against agreed measures
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6. SFJ EFSM8 Lead organisational strategy through effective decision-making
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7. SFJ EFSM9 Implement and manage change in organisational activities
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8. SFJ EFSM10 Plan and implement activities to meet service delivery needs
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9. SFJ EFSM11 Determine effective use of physical and financial resources
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10. SFJ EFSM12 Manage the effective use of resources
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11. SFJ EFSM13 Select personnel for employment
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12. SFJ EFSM14 Manage the performance of teams and individuals to achieve objectives
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13. SFJ EFSM15 Develop teams and individuals to enhance work based performance
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14. SFJ EFSM16 Manage yourself to achieve work objectives
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15. SFJ EFSM17 Advise on development and implementation of quality policies and practice
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16. SFJ EFSM18 Implement quality assurance systems
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17. SFJ EFSM19 Monitor compliance with quality systems
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18. SFJ EFSM20 Exchange information to ensure effective service delivery
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19. SFJ EFSM21 Provide information to support decision making
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20. SFJ EFSM22 Develop information systems to support service delivery objectives
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21. SFJ EFSM23 Agree project plan to meet specified objectives
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22. SFJ EFSM24 Co-ordinate projects to achieve objectives
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23. SFJ EFSM25 Manage project to meet objectives
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24. SFJ EFSM1 Provide strategic advice and support to resolve operational incidents
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25. SFJ EFSM2 Lead, Monitor and Support people to resolve operational incidents
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Civil Contingencies

1. SFJ XA3 Review and support the management of risks for the organisation
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2. SFJ XA1 Interrogate and use management information to inform board decisions
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3. SFJ HG4 Develop and manage multi-agency partnerships
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4. SFJ HF23 Ensure an effective approach to project and process evaluation
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5. SFJ HF14 Plan, implement and manage systems for the exchange of sensitive information, data and intelligence
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6. HB11 Promote equality of opportunity and diversity in your area of responsibility
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7. HB10 Manage risk
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8. HB1 Develop and implement operational plans for your area of responsibility
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9. SFJ HA1 Manage your own resources
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10. SFJ CCAA1 Work in co-operation with other organisations
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11. SFJ CCAA3 Manage information to support civil protection decision making
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12. SFJ CCAB1 Anticipate and assess the risk of emergencies
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13. SFJ CCAC1 Develop, maintain and evaluate emergency plans and arrangements
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14. SFJ CCAD2 Promote business continuity management
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15. SFJ CCAE1 Create exercises to practice or validate emergency or business continuity arrangements
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16. SFJ CCAE2 Direct and facilitate exercises to practice or validate emergency or business continuity arrangements
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17. SFJ CCAE3 Conduct debriefings after emergencies, exercises or other activities
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18. SFJ CCAF1 Raise awareness of risks, potential impacts and arrangements in place for emergencies
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19. SFJ CCAF2 Warn, inform and advise communities about emergencies
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20. SFJ CCAG4 Address the needs of individuals during initial responses to emergencies
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21. SFJ CCAH1 Provide on-going support to meet the needs of individuals affected by emergencies
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22. SFJ CCAH2 Manage community recovery from emergencies
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23. HSS1 Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
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24. HSP6 Identify, assess and control health and safety risks
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25. HSP10 Develop and implement health and safety emergency response systems and procedures
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26. HB9 Develop the culture of your organisation
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27. ML D11 Lead meetings
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28. ML D12 Participate in meetings
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29. ML E9 Manage the environmental impact of your work
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30. ML E11 Communicate information and knowledge
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31. ML F3 Manage business processes
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32. D1 Plan, organise and monitor the activities of volunteers
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33. D2 Lead and motivate volunteers
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34. L6 Develop training sessions
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35. L7 Prepare and develop resources to support learning
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36. L10 Enable learning through presentations
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37. L11 Enable group learning
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38. HA3 Develop your personal networks
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39. SFJ HE8 Support the efficient use of resources
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40. SFJ CCAG1 Respond to emergencies as a part of a multi-agency response at the strategic (gold) level
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41. SFJ CCAG2 Respond to emergencies at the tactical (silver) level
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42. SFJ CCAG3 Respond to emergencies at the operational (bronze) level
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43. SFJ CCAA2 Share information with other organisations
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44. SFJ HF12 Improve organisational performance
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45. HD4 Plan the workforce
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46. HB8 Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and social requirements
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47. HB3 Develop a strategic business plan for your organisation
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48. HB2 Map the environment in which your organisation operates
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49. Build and manage teams
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50. SFJ HD5 Allocate and check work in your team (MSC D5)
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51. SFJ CCAD1 Develop, maintain and evaluate business continuity plans and arrangements
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52. SFJ HD3 Recruit, select, and keep colleagues
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53. SFJ HE1 Manage a budget
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54. SFJ HF2 Manage a programme of complementary projects
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55. SFJ HF1 Manage a project
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56. SFJ HA2 Manage your own resources and professional development
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57. SFJ HD7 Provide learning opportunities for colleagues
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58. SFJ HE3 Obtain additional finance for the organisation
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59. SFJ AF1 Ensure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
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60. SFJ HB6 Provide leadership in your area of responsibility
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61. Contribute to the development of operational communication plans for incidents
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62. Provide specialist operational communications advice during incidents
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Community Fire Safety

1. Make sure your own actions reduce risks to health and safety
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2. SFJ CFS01 Identify and analyse data and intelligence to inform Community Fire Safety activities
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3. SFJ CFS02 Carry out Community Fire Safety activities
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4. SFJ CFS03 Deliver practical activities on home fire safety
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5. LSILADD03 Plan and prepare learning and development programmes
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6. LSILADD04 Plan and prepare specific learning and development opportunities
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7. LSILADD05 Develop and prepare resources for learning and development
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8. LSILADD06 Manage learning and development in groups
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9. LSILADD07 Facilitate individual learning and development
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10. LSILADD13 Evaluate and improve learning and development provision
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Fire & Rescue Addressing Wildfire

1. SFJFRSWF01 Prepare and plan for wildfire incidents
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2. SFJFRSWF02 Provide specialist advice to control wildfire incidents
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3. SFJFRSWF03 Attend and control wildfire incidents
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Leadership & Management NOS

1. CFAUO5 Leadership in a democratic organisation
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2. CFAM_LFC2 Bid for contracts
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3. CFAM_LFE5 Manage continuous improvement
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4. CFAMN2 Set and monitor financial targets for your business
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5. CFASME1.3V3.0 Promote understanding and benefits of social marketing amongst policy and decision makers
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6. CFAM_LFA1 Implement and evaluate strategic business plans
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7. CFAM_LFA4 Manage programmes
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8. CFAM_LFA5 Manage projects
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9. CFAMLF10 Develop a customer-focused organisation
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10. CFAMLF13 Manage quality systems
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11. CFAMLF14 Prepare for and participate in quality audits
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12. CFAMLF1 Manage a project
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13. CFAMLF2 Manage a programme of complementary projects
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14. CFAMLF3 Manage business processes
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15. CFAMLF9 Build your organisation’s understanding of its market and customers
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16. CFAM_LEC5 Use information to take effective decisions
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17. CFAMLE14 Support team and virtual working
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18. CFAMLE16 Select suppliers through a tendering process
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19. CFAMLE17 Outsource business processes
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20. CFAM_LEA3 Manage the use of financial resources
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21. CFAMLE11 Communicate information and knowledge
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22. CFAMLE12 Manage knowledge in your area of responsibility
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23. CFAMLE13 Promote knowledge management in your organisation
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24. CFAMLE4 Promote the use of technology within your organisation
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25. CFAMLE7 Ensure an effective organisational approach to health and safety
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26. CFAMLE8 Manage physical resources
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27. CFAMLE10 make effective decisions
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28. CFAM_LDD2 Develop and sustain productive working relationships with stakeholders
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29. CFAMLE1 Manage a budget
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30. CFAMLE3 Obtain additional finance for the organisation
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31. CFAM_LDC4 Coach individuals
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32. CFAM_LDC5 Help individuals address problems affecting their performance
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33. CFAM_LDD1 Develop and sustain productive working relationships with colleagues
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34. CFAM_LDC2 Support individuals’ learning and development
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35. CFAM_LDC3 Mentor individuals
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36. CFAM_LDB4 Manage people’s performance at work
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37. CFAM_LDB7 Manage flexible working
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38. CFAM_LDB8 Manage conflict in teams
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39. CFAM_LDB9 Promote staff wellbeing
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40. CFAM_LDB2 Allocate work to team members
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41. CFAM_LDB3 Quality assure work in your team
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42. CFAMLD16 Manage redundancies in your area of responsibility
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43. CFAMLD17 Build and sustain collaborative relationships
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44. CFAM_LDA3 Induct individuals into their roles
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45. CFAM_LDA4 Manage the redeployment of people
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46. CFAMLD11 Lead meetings
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47. CFAMLD12 Participate in meetings
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48. CFAMLD13 Support individuals to develop and maintain their performance
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49. CFAMLD10 Reduce and manage conflict in your team
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50. CFAMLD5 Allocate and check work in your team
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51. CFAMLD6 Allocate and monitor the progress and quality of
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52. CFAM_LCA5 Evaluate change
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53. CFAMLD2 Develop productive working relationships with Colleagues and stakeholders
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54. CFAMLD4 Plan the workforce
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55. CFAMLC4 Lead change
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56. CFAMLC5 Plan change
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57. CFAMLC6 Implement change
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58. CFAM_LCA3 Engage people in change
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59. CFAM_LBB3 Manage corporate social responsibility
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60. CFAM_LBB4 Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, ethical and
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61. CFAMLC1 Encourage innovation in your team
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62. CFAM_LBB2 Develop, maintain and evaluate business continuity
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63. CFAM_LBA1 Lead your organisation
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64. CFAM_LBA7Promote equality of opportunity and inclusion
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65. CFAM_LBB1 Manage risks to your organisation
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66. CFAMLB12 Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion in your organisation
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67. CFAMLBA5 Develop your organisation’s vision and strategy
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68. CFAMLBA8 Develop your organisation’s values and culture
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69. CFAMLB6 Provide leadership in your area of responsibility
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70. CFAMLB7 Provide leadership for your organisation
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71. CFAMLB9 Develop the culture of your organisation
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72. CFAMLB10 Manage risk
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73. CFAMLB3 Develop a strategic business plan for your organisation
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74. CFAMLB4 Put the strategic business plan into action
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75. CFAMLB5 Provide leadership for your team
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76. CFAM_LAA3 DEvelop and maintain your professional networks
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77. CFAMLB1 Develop and implement operational plans for your area of responsibility
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78. CFAMLA3 Develop your personal networks
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79. CFAM_LAA2 Develop your knowledge skills and competence
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80. CFAIWS4 Manage a multicultural team
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81. CFAMBCD3 Develop your professional networks
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82. CFAMLA1 Manage your own resources
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83. CFAMLA2 Manage your own resources and professional development
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84. CFABCM005 manage the incident response
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Skills For Fire & Rescue