Incident Commander Revalidationl Course

Incident Commander Revalidation Course



A Structured Learning Programme designed for personnel currently in the role of Crew Manager to demonstrate that the knowledge skills and understanding have been maintained effectively. The duration of course is 35 hours (excluding meal breaks).

Course Aim

To enable delegates to demonstrate that knowledge skills and understanding appropriate to the incident commander role have been maintained. Successfully completing the course will demonstrate compliance with the licensing and training requirements of CAP 168 Licensing of Aerodromes, CAP 699 Framework for the Competence of Rescue and Fire Fighting Service (RFFS) Personnel, ICAO Document Annex 14 and 9137-AN/898 Airport Services Manual Part 1 Rescue and Firefighting.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of actively participating in the course delegates will be able to achieve knowledge, skills and understanding to demonstrate competence against CAP 699 AWM6 by focusing on the practical application of the Incident Command System

Apply effective planning using principles of dynamic risk assessment

Demonstrate effective leadership

Demonstrate safe and effective management of a simulated incident sector

Demonstrate effective communication skills

Demonstrate effective decision making skills

Apply the role and responsibility of crew commander at an incident

Conduct a review of incident.

Pre-Attendance Requirements

The course is offered to any individual who is currently in crew commander role who:

Can demonstrate maintenance of competencies against the crew commander role map;

Has prepared in advance of attendance on the SLP.

Holds a current certificate of competence as Crew Manager, including one that has expired not six months prior to commencement of revalidation course

Delegates must be in possession of a valid passport or photo type driving license to enable issue of delegate airside pass.

Due to demanding physical nature of the course delegates attending the Incident Commander Revalidation Course must provide evidence of medical assessment and are deemed fit and able to undertake course activities. Refer to C&LG Document titled Medical and occupational evidence for recruitment and retention in the Fire and Rescue Service or relevant national standard for non UK students


Delegates demonstrating competence through a combination of oral assessment, and observation of performance during a simulated incident involving small scenarios will be issued with a Certificate of Competence detailing the CAP 699 Performance Criteria for AWM6 achieved within the training centre’s Structured Learning Programme, remaining valid for four years if maintained in accordance with CAA guidelines.