PUAFIR205 – Respond to aviation incident (specialist) 

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to work under supervision as a member of a specialist aviation incident response team while responding to an aviation event. It applies to personnel who are members of specialist aviation incident response teams.

 

Course Content

The course covers the following;

 

  • Introduction
  • Background to the regulations
  • Emergency planning and procedures
  • Types of incidents
  • Infrastructure
  • Management of airports
  • Firefighting apparatus
  • Response times
  • Local factors
  • Records
  • Firefighting agents
  • Emergency planning
  • ARFF Operations document hierarchy
  • Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs)
  • Vehicle maintenance facilities
  • Response phase of an incident
  • The tactical plan
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Legislation
  • Primary Health and Safety Legislation
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Aviation fire operations
  • 6 stages of fire operations
  • Mobilising
  • Tactical mode
  • Estimate the resource requirements
  • Implement the Incident command system
  • Application of foam
  • Methods available
  • Handlines
  • Engine fires
  • Small fires
  • Rear mounted engines
  • Application of standard operating procedures
  • BA control stage 1
  • Toxic smoke and flammable products
  • Closing the incident
  • Step 1 – scale down fire and rescue operations
  • Step 2 – Hand over control of the inner cordon
  • Communication
  • Systems
  • Human factors
  • Airports
  • Airport terminology
  • Emergency rendezvous points
  • Review and understand airfield signage and markings
  • Runway and taxiway designation systems
  • Runway length
  • Types of engines
  • Gas turbine engines
  • Piston engines
  • Aircraft hazards
  • Types of engines
  • Hazard areas
  • General features of a burning aircraft
  • Impact of ground
  • Rupture fuel tanks
  • Types of engines
  • Gas turbine engines
  • Piston engines
  • Fire protection systems
  • Doorways
  • Escape chutes
  • Powered and pressurised systems
  • Electrical hazards
  • Power supplies
  • Factors influencing physiological response to firefighting
  • PPE
  • Individual characteristics
  • Aircraft construction
  • Aircraft class ratings
  • Tanker aircraft
  • Aerodrome emergency plan
  • What are the objectives?
  • What do the AEP contain?
  • Overview of the type of aircraft emergencies, fires, crashes, incidents
  • Types of in-flight emergencies
  • Hydraulic failure or landing gear issues
  • Water supplies
  • Airport master plan
  • Water supplies and drainage
  • Aviation Rescue and Firefighting training
  • Training needs analysis
  • Why conduct an analysis
  • Assessment objective – Incident command and management
  • Incident command systems
  • Goals of incident command
  • Post-incident procedures and considerations
  • Preserving electronic evidence
  • Typical activities of first responders and authorities
  • Introduction to helicopters
  • Helicopter construction
  • Construction materials
  • Helicopter dynamics
  • Electrical systems
  • Engines and fuels
  • Standby Engine fires
  • Distribution pipework
  • Fire detection systems

 

Duration

12.5 Hours