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AFAC Annual Reports : 2010 Annual Report
18 | Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Annual Report 2010 Measures of our success: A sustainable workforce of career and volunteer emergency workers who are competent, capable and equipped to safely fulfil their roles • Australasian Cohort Health Study – Phase 1 of an Australasian Cohort Health Study was completed in 2009. This phase, the scoping phase, identiﬁed that a retrospective study would be favourable. AFAC has facilitated and coordinated information to enable member agencies to make an informed decision on their ability to participate in the study. The retrospective health study will commence in the latter half of 2010. The purpose of the study is to identify the linkages between ﬁreﬁghters and the incidence of cancer and potential causes for mortality. A nationally recognised and consistent approach to the training and assessment of all fire and emergency service workers • Learning and Development Strategy 2002 – A multi-year program, this strategy has been completed. Incorporating a comprehensive program of developing support tools, development frameworks and speciﬁc products, the strategy encompassed: - The development and sharing of training resource kits (TRK) - Establishment of a web based resources sharing tool as a repository for these materials - Development of an implementation and marketing strategy Speciﬁc items developed and delivered are: - Fire qualiﬁcations › TRK implementation handbook and supporting resources › TRK style guides and templates for development of plans, instructional strategies › Over 30 TRK learner resources and slideshows › Resource repository established on the AFAC Knowledge Web - Community Safety Qualiﬁcations – Workplace Emergency Response (WER) › WER style guides and templates for development of WER › 10 WER learner resources and slideshows › 10 WER trainer guides and assessment tools - Aviation Training – the Fire Aviation Training and Assessment Framework (FATAF) has been produced to support training and assessment for roles associated with aerial ﬁre operations. The FATAF enables a national consistent approach for accrediting personnel to perform the aviation roles deﬁned in AIIMS as well as other deﬁned roles. The framework encompasses: › The training and assessment framework › Role speciﬁc training resource kits and development plans › Air operations support documentation Goal 4 - A ﬁre and emergency services sector with capability and capacity “ AFAC connects people and organisations, setting the building blocks for developing industry capability and capacity. - Mr Euan Ferguson, Chief Fire Officer, CFA Victoria ”
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