Supervisor Reval Course

Supervisor Reval Course



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

Course Aim

To enable personnel who are in the supervisor role to demonstrate that the competencies encompassing knowledge skills and understanding 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 by the following:

Apply the role of Supervisor /Watch Commander effectively

Demonstrate effective application of Incident Command System

Demonstrate safe and effective management of a simulated incident

Demonstrate effective communication skills

Demonstrate effective decision making process

Demonstrate effective debriefing skills on conclusion of simulated incident scenario, including recoding

Manage crew safety and welfare throughout the duration of incident and aftermath.

Pre-Attendance Requirements

The course is offered to any individual who holds a RFFS Supervisor Certificate of Competence, or one that has not expired more than six months prior to commencement of course. Delegates must be in possession of a valid passport or photo type driving license to enable issue of delegate airside pass.

The delegate must have undertaken diligent preparation in advance to prepare for the assessment.

Delegates attending the Supervisor Revalidation Course must provide evidence of medical assessment and are deemed fit and able to undertake course activities. Refer to C&LG Document entitled ‘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 performance assessment during a simulated incident involving small scenarios will be issued with a Certificate of Competence detailing the CAP 699 Performance Criteria for AWM 1 - 7 achieved within the training centre’s Structured Learning Programme valid for four years if maintained in accordance with CAA guidelines.