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2018 Training Academy Schedule

 

Feb 28            

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fundamentals of SAR, Pack Lists, Gear
March 7
6:30 PM-9:30 PM Navigation (GPS and Map/Compass)

March 10

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Fitness Hike, Navigation, Team Leadership

March 14

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Incident Command System, Search Management, Search Techniques

March 21

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Radio Communications, Scene Safety

March 24

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Technical Rescue, Medical

March 28
6:30 PM-9:30 PM
SAR Truck and Trailer Orientation, Working with K9 Teams

April 4

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Traffic Control Safety

April 7

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Red Cross CPR/AED for Professional, 1st Aid, O2 Administration (optional with proof of certifications)

April 11

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Working With Patrol
April 21-22    

8:00 AM-8:00 AM

Navigation, Search Strategy Exercise, Evidence Search, Pack Checks, Mock Search and Unexpected Night Out Training (UNO)


NOTE:

Academy graduates are considered senior trainees, field ready and eligible to submit background applications. All academy sessions are mandatory.  Graduates will be monitored for participation level and continued education before becoming fully sworn members.