This course provides the delegate with a general overview and basic working knowledge of International (Airborne) Search and Rescue operations. The course is designed to follow international best practices defined in both ICAO Annex 12, and the IAMSAR manuals, and the learning process is assisted by practical case study exercises conducted by the delegates under the supervision of the tutor.
On completion of the course, the delegate should have achieved a sufficient working knowledge of the basic requirements needed to set up an effective SAR system, locally or nationally.
The course covers, in detail, the following:
It also includes an Interactive Syndicate Table Top Rescue Co-Ordination Exercise on Day 3.
To provide delegates with a thorough basic knowledge of how Search and Rescue is organised at Local, National and International level, and to develop an awareness of available SAR assets, their deployment, and co-ordination, to affect a rescue.
Participants are kindly requested to bring a laptop to the course to access course material which will only be provided in electronic format.
3 days, starting at 09.00 on the first day and ending at approx. 17.00 on the last day.