S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

October 13, 2017October 29, 2017

Formerly known as Management Team Member training, this course consists of almost entirely classroom instruction. Successful completion prepares the student to function adequately as a part of the management team for search and rescue incidents under the direct supervision of a Management Team Leader. Once completing the co-requisites the MTM certification is valid for a period of 3 years.

Purpose: Students will be introduced to the make-up and processes involved in managing a search incident. Skills taught include initial actions, map segmenting, task writing, task briefing/de-briefing, support roles and many other skills. Additionally they will learn how all the skills mesh together into a process to accomplish the goals set forth by Incident Action Plan for the incident.

Prerequisites:

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Affiliation with SAR response organization
  • Search Team Member (volunteer SAR groups only) or
  • SAR First Responder ( Law Enforcement/Fire/Rescue/EMS only)
  • Must be proficient with map skills
  • It is recommended that you complete the following National Incident Management System (NIMS) training from Emergency Management Institute Independent Study Courses prior to class: IS-200

Target Audience:  Search Team Member (volunteer SAR groups only) or SAR First Responder ( Law Enforcement/Fire/Rescue/EMS only)

Schedule:

Weekend #1 (10/13-15/17)                      Weekend #2 (10/27-29/17)

Fri 1900-2200                                            Fri 1900-2200

Sat 0800-2100                                           Sat 0800-2100

Sun 0800-1700                                          Sun 0900-1700

Most classes have items that should be completed between weekends.

Location: Hungry Mother State Park, 2854 Park Blvd, Marion, VA 24354

Course Managers:

Candice Barnack

Academic Support Technician

804-897-9780

Candice.barnack@vdem.virginia.gov

Event Details

Date:
October 13, 2017October 29, 2017
Duration:
2 weekends
Time:
Fri 1900-2200 Sat 0800-2100 Sun 0800-1700
Location:
Hungry Mother State Park, 2854 Park Blvd, Marion, VA 24354
Course Manager:
Candice Barnack
Contact:
(804) 897-9780