Breathing Apparatus Command and Control Operations

Breathing Apparatus Command and Control Operations

119/206/RFF BACCO
Standardized Training Package


The course provides firefighting supervisory personnel with the competencies to consistently use breathing apparatus in search and rescue command and control operations in accordance with the Changi Airport Emergency Plan and Emergency Services Operations Manual Standards on breathing apparatus operations.

Learning Objectives

After successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Respond to emergency
  • Monitor status of rescue team using breathing apparatus entry control board
  • Select strategies and tactics for breathing apparatus search and rescue operations
  • Oversee post emergency procedures


  • Module 0: Introduction
  • Module 1: Responding to Emergency
  • Module 2: Monitoring Status of Rescue Team using BA Entry Control Board
  • Module 3: Selecting Strategies and Tactics for BA Search and Rescue Operations
  • Module 4: Overseeing Post Emergency Procedures

Primary Target Population

Firefighting supervisors (Airport Firefighting Officers or equivalent) responsible for executing command and control procedures, when leading firefighters using breathing apparatus in search and rescue operations. 

Entry Requirements

  • Have completed basic breathing apparatus operations training or equivalent.
  • Be in a supervisory position for at least one year.

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Course Info
Language: English
Delivery Mode: Instructor-led (In-person)
Duration: 4 Days / 20 Hours
Level: Technical