S241 Search and Rescue Management Team Operations

January 12, 2018January 28, 2018

**ENROLLMENT OPENS OCTOBER 30, 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                      Weekend #2

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: Holiday Lake 4-H Center, 1267 State Rte 723, Appomattox River, VA 24522

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

Course Manager:

Candice Barnack

Academic Support Technician

804-897-9780

Candice.barnack@vdem.virginia.gov

Event Details

Date:
January 12, 2018January 28, 2018
Duration:
2 weekends
Time:
Fri1900-2200 Sat0800-2100 Sun0800-1700
Location:
Holiday Lake 4-H Center, 1267 State Rte 723, Appomattox River, VA 24522
Course Manager:
Candice Barnack
Contact:
(804) 897-9780