GROUND SEARCH AND RESCUE 2 (GSAR 2)
April 7, 2015 - April 8, 2015| $250
Open/Private: PRIVATE – TEXAS STATE GUARD
Class size: Limited to 24
Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: 18 hour course covering management of multiple teams, multiple search areas, coordinating agencies, assignments, correlation of information and tracking searched areas, LAST, Rescue – Evacuation – Recovery, Pre plan, size up, PLS / POD, Passive and Active search, Interview, Quick Searches, Boundry / perimeter establishment, Detail search, Interviewing witness or victims.
COURSE FORMAT: The GSAR 2 course is normally taught in a two day / 1 night training sessions. The course starts with classroom and a mock search mission. The mission runs concurrent throughout the class.
The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to function as a search team leader.
- Current GSAR 1 required
- This course is a prerequisite for GSAR 3
STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry Standards and NFPA 1006 chapter 16, requirements. To completely meet all NFPA requirements the Technician would need to attend the GSAR 1, 2, 3 and Wilderness Survival 1.
PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:
- Hiking or duty boots with ankle support
- Clothing appropriate for training site (NO SHORTS)
- Headlight and hand held lights for night training
- Hiking stick
- Map Compass (Example – Stansport Deluxe @ Wal Mart $6.10)
- 24 hr. SAR Pack (Sample list available from RTI) including hydration system or water bottles
- trail mix or snacks for field work.
Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.
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Applications due two weeks prior to class