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Control Room Operator Emergency Response Standard

Standard Code: 9004

Revision: 5

Amendment: March 2022


The aim of the Control Room Operator Emergency Response assessment programme is to assess learner’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.

Learner pre-requisites

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


No expiry

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