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CERT Supplemental Training (NC-0327)

INTRODUCTION TO WILDERNESS SEARCH AND RESCUE FOR CERT VOLUNTEERS
Description
This class is designed to provide knowledge concerning the general responsibilities, skills, abilities, and the equipment needed by persons who would be participating in a search and rescue mission.  
Expectations and Goals
Upon completion of this introductory class, participants should have the knowledge to:
·         Define wilderness SAR
·         Define the components of SAR operations and necessary equipment
·         Have a basic understanding of map and compass reading/Land Navigation
·         Understand basic SAR techniques
·         Have some knowledge of Clue Awareness and Lost Person Behavior 
Who Should Attend
Individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training and have an interest in becoming involved in wilderness search and rescue operations.
 
Details
Date(s)  Sat. Apr 06, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
Location Lewisville Fire Department - Forsyth County
216 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Lewisville NC 27023 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access Yes
ESF ESF6 - Mass Care and Human Services, ESF7 - Logistics, ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services, Human Services, Logistics
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Royster, Douglas Jay 
Additional Instructors Royster, Samantha   
Course Length  
Course Hours
CEUs  
Prerequisites CERT - Community Emergency Response Team Basic Training Class (NC-317)
Eligibility This class is limited to individuals who have completed CERT Basic Training (NC-317). 
Contact

Samantha Royster

samantha.royster@ncdps.gov

919-825-2288

 
Maximum Participants 40
# Open Seats 40
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

This class is for graduates of CERT Basic Training who are active members of a recognized CERT Program. NCEM is not offering travel reimbursements for the class.

Any questions about this class should be directed to Samantha Royster: cert@ncdps.gov

 

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