Perform an individual static line parachute descent

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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions section.

1. Prepare for static line parachute descent carrying combat equipment

1.1 Confirm instructions to conduct a static line parachute descent with combat equipment.

1.2 Select and fit equipment and inspect for serviceability.

1.3 Quarantine and report unserviceable equipment.

2. Complete on board aircraft procedures carrying combat equipment

2.1 Board aircraft with equipment and position and secure both self and equipment.

2.2 Communicate verbally and non-verbally with other personnel on board.

2.3 Carry out safety checks.

3. Exit from the aircraft and descend carrying combat equipment

3.1 Exit aircraft carrying combat equipment using approved techniques.

3.2 Conduct relevant drills to detect and rectify malfunctions.

3.3 Maintain situational awareness maintained during day or night descents.

3.4 Communicate verbally and non-verbally with other paratroopers as required.

3.5 Control canopy using basic flight and canopy control techniques.

3.6 Carry out in flight combat equipment drills.

3.7 Assess emergency situations and apply the correct drills to rectify the situation.

4. Land on a drop zone with combat equipment

4.1 Identify designated drop zone.

4.2 Lower combat equipment.

4.3 Apply landing and/or emergency landing techniques to land in accordance with environmental conditions.

4.4 Apply harness release and drag procedures.

4.5 Clear drop zone.

5. Complete static line post descent procedures

5.1 Review performance during the individual static line parachute descent.

5.2 Complete log card.