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Qualification: DIPLOMA OF FIRST LEVEL PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Fire Safety and Civil Protection Technician

DIPLOMA OF FIRST LEVEL PROFESSIONAL HIGHER EDUCATION with professional qualification: Fire Safety and Civil Protection Technician

Qualification Information

Learning outcomes are formulated in accordance with the relevant occupational standard and the strategic objectives of educational programmes outlined in the state standard of first level professional higher education. For more information, see the Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 141 “Regulations on the state standard of first level professional higher education” (adopted on 20.03.2001):  Read standard. Occupational standards:  Occupational standards register



Competences:

1. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of notion -  the role of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in civil protection.
2. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of understanding:
2.1. national civil protection system;
2.2. fire safety, fire-fighting and rescue organizations;
2.3. psychology and communication with different social groups;
2.4. military education and training;
2.5. professional terms in the national language and two foreign languages.
3. The knowledge necessary for performance of the basic tasks of the professional activity at the level of use:
3.1. structure, organization and tasks of a civil defense system;
3.2. structure and operation of the National Fire and Rescue Service;
3.3. labour protection in the National Fire and Rescue Service;
3.4. firefighting tactics and rescue operations;
3.5. rescue and fire-fighting machinery and equipment;
3.6. disaster management;
3.7. firefighter drill;
3.8. first aid;
3.9. planning of civil protection measures;
3.10. supervision in the field of  fire safety and civil protection;
3.11. official language;
3.12. ability to communicate in two foreign languages;
3.13. human resource management;
3.14. computer and office equipment skills;
3.15. legal employment relationship;
3.16. environmental protection.



Skills:

1. To ensure monitoring in the field of   fire safety and civil protection.
2. To draw up documents in accordance with the applicable record-keeping, fire safety and civil protection laws and regulations.
3. Tp plan civil protection measures.
4. To conduct and manage rescue operations.
5. To conduct and manage emergency consequence liquidation measures.
6. To provide the first aid.
7. To handle the area reconnaissance devices.
8. To identify the necessary resources for on-site emergency rescue and consequence liquidation measures.
9. To work with rescue and fire-fighting machinery, equipment and tools.
10. To use personal protection equipment.
11. To organize and control the use of personal protection equipment.
12. To analyse the information received.
13. To plan and organize work and monitor its performance.
14. To conduct staff training sessions on operation of the rescue and fire-fighting equipment.
15. To analyse performance results.
16. To control observance of the labour protection requirements.
17. To investigate fire conditions.
18. To apply and meet the requirements set in the fire safety and civil protection laws and regulations in practice.
19. To have knowledge of the role of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in civil protection.
20. To work with a computer and office equipment.
21. To have a good command of the national language.
22. To have a good command of two foreign languages.
23. To use professional terminology in the national language and two foreign languages.



Knowledge:

1. To ensure monitoring in the field of   fire safety and civil protection.
2. To draw up documents in accordance with the applicable record-keeping, fire safety and civil protection laws and regulations.
3. Tp plan civil protection measures.
4. To conduct and manage rescue operations.
5. To conduct and manage emergency consequence liquidation measures.
6. To provide the first aid.
7. To handle the area reconnaissance devices.
8. To identify the necessary resources for on-site emergency rescue and consequence liquidation measures.
9. To work with rescue and fire-fighting machinery, equipment and tools.
10. To use personal protection equipment.
11. To organize and control the use of personal protection equipment.
12. To analyse the information received.
13. To plan and organize work and monitor its performance.
14. To conduct staff training sessions on operation of the rescue and fire-fighting equipment.
15. To analyse performance results.
16. To control observance of the labour protection requirements.
17. To investigate fire conditions.
18. To apply and meet the requirements set in the fire safety and civil protection laws and regulations in practice.
19. To have knowledge of the role of the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in civil protection.
20. To work with a computer and office equipment.
21. To have a good command of the national language.
22. To have a good command of two foreign languages.
23. To use professional terminology in the national language and two foreign languages.

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NQF Level: 
5
Awarding body: 

Ugunsdrošības un civilās aizsardzības koledža

Awarding body contact info: 

ĶENGARAGA IELA 3/1, RĪGA, LV-1063
Tālr.: 67803504
Fakss: 67803518
E-pasts: ucak@ucak.vugd.gov.lv

Source of information: 
National occupation classification: 

ISCO-08

Relationship type: 

Fire safety and civil protection technician (3112 27)

Access requirements: 

Certificate of general secondary education or Diploma of vocational secondary education

Ways to acquire: 

Formal (through education programmes)