S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

May 18, 2018June 03, 2018

**ENROLLMENT OPENS FEBRUARY 5, 2018**

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 Management Team Member 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  (5/18-20/2018)                   Weekend #2  (6/1-3/2018)

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: Frederick County Public Safety 1080 Coverstone Dr. Winchester, VA 22602

To register for this course, click here: Commonwealth of Virginia Learning Center.

Course Manager:

Amanda Weaver

Academic Support Technician

804-897-9756

amanda.weaver@vdem.virginia.gov

Event Details

Date:
May 18, 2018June 03, 2018
Duration:
2 weekends
Time:
Friday 1900-2200 Saturday 0800-2100 Sunday 0900-1700
Location:
Frederick County Public Safety 1080 Coverstone Dr. Winchester, VA 22602
Course Manager:
Amanda Weaver
Contact:
(804) 897-9756