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2020 Academy Training Schedule

Feb 8    

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Applicant Interviews and Pre-Academy Training Demonstrations

Feb 26

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fundamentals of SAR, Pack Lists, Gear
March 4
6:30 PM-9:30 PM Navigation (GPS and Map/Compass)

March 11

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Incident Command System, Search Management, Search Techniques

March 14   

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

Fitness Hike, Navigation, Team Leadership

March 18

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Radio Communications, Scene Safety

March 25

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Working with Patrol

March 28
8:00 AM-5:00 PM Technical Rescue, Medical

April 1

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Lost Person Behavior/K9

April 4

8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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

April 8

6:30 PM-9:30 PM

Traffic Control Safety

April 15

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No Class
April 18-19   

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 and are field ready.  Senior Trainees are eligible to submit background applications upon successful completion of post-academy sign-offs. All academy sessions are mandatory.  Graduates will be monitored for participation level and continued education before becoming fully sworn members.