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Control Room Operator Emergency Response Standard

Standard Code: 9004

Revision: 4

Amendment: 1 (Jan 2020)


The aim of the Control Room Operator Emergency Response assessment programme is to assess delegate’s performance in controlling emergencies and critical situations, in the position of a CRO.


The competence statements contained in this standard provide a clear description of performance in the workplace:

What practitioners are expected to do

The underpinning knowledge and skills they would require to enable them to do what was expected

How they could demonstrate what was expected of them

How their performance would be assessed

Target audience:

The Control Room Operator Emergency Response assessment programme is designed for personnel who are about to be appointed to a CRO position or who are already serving as a CRO.

Delegate pre-requisites

A formal declaration from the candidate’s employer confirming that the candidate has achieved the performance criteria in Unit 1, Element 1.1 in the workplace, and that the candidate has been deemed ready for formal assessment against Elements 1. 2 to 1.3.


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