Emergency Response Team (ERT) Skill Assessment Day

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The delegate will be able to:-

  • Understand the reasons for wearing correctly maintained  PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) meeting the requires standards
  • Demonstrate correct and safe use of ERT (Emergency Response Team) equipment
  • Maintain and understand individual and group responsibility in testing and documentation compliance of all ERT equipment
  • Identify areas of compliance in terms of compliance and failure whilst also identifying improvement measures

Course Content:

  1. Registration and Introduction (including a safety brief)
  2. Correct PPE
  3. Course program (supplied on the day)
  4. Equipment spot check (operationally safe and fit for purpose)
  5. Dynamic risk assessment
  6. Major pump lifting from open water
  7. Major pump working from pressurised ring main
  8. Hose management (hose reel/lay flat)
  9. Fire ground hand signals
  10. Use of ground monitors
  11. Maintaining water supply
  12. Practical use of rescue stretchers
  13. Demonstrate correct hand over of an incident to other services
  14. Post incident considerations (including external and environmental considerations)
  15. Team working assessment and Team Leader where applicable

Recommended for: Fully trained Emergency Response Team members

Duration: 1 Day (0800 – 1600)

Certification: A certificate of completion will be awarded and Training Portfolio inserts/record of competency supplied

Cost: £200.00 per delegate (plus VAT) Min 6 – Max 8 delegates



  • Breathing Apparatus sets
  • Gas tight suits
  • Fire appliance
  • Manikin (for use in simulated rescues)
  • Your ERT company on-site location

Note: Due to the physical nature of wearing breathing apparatus, we request that no alcohol is consumed the day previous to the course; and candidates hydrate suitably during the course day.

Delegates will be required to be clean shaven ensuring maximum mask contact and minimum safety requirements are adhered to.

Delegates will also be required to complete a medical questionnaire prior to commencing training. Norfolk Safety CIC reserve the right to refuse training should a delegate fail to meet Health & Safety requirements or have a medical condition/issue that could result in potential difficulties when training. (Full charges could apply)




  • Duration: Full day (8 Hours)
  • Location: available at your premises


"Thank you the training helped as it related to our setting and the young people. Obviously knowledgeable on subject – Thank you "

— Claire (NCC Residential Childrens Home) Fire Marshal with Oxygen User Evacuation

"Very eye opening – really gets you thinking. "

— Tracey (Big C Charity) Fire Marshal Course

"A great course & relevant to our office! "

— Vanessa (MA Partners LLP) – Fire Marshal Course

"Superb! "

— Jesucita (Aylsham Care Trust) – Fire Marshal Course