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NC Land Search Field Team Member (NC-8100)

The Land Search Field Team Member (FTM) is the foundation for response to a lost or missing person incident including ground search for a missing aircraft.  This standard is the minimum recommended training for those responders not already governed by a training guideline for response to persons in distress.  Additionally, this standard does not purport to address all hazards, safety concerns, or skill requirements for a local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).  Upon completion of this course, the FTM should be able to: Understand the principles of search and rescue, navigate accurately on land, and survive an unexpected wilderness emergency.  The FTM should be capable of performing these functions anytime of the year, day or night, and in all weather conditions experienced in the State of North Carolina.

The NCEM Land Search Field Team Member (FTM) Standard provides State-level credentialing of first responders to a national standard and meets the requirements for knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in ASTM F2209 and NIMS Wilderness Search Technician.

This course, comprised of both classroom and field-based instruction, will cover objectives such as:

  • SAR Operations
  • Legal Aspects of SAR
  • Personal Equipment
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Land Navigation
  • Search Skills
  • Incident Site Procedures
  • Basic Rescue Operations
  • Helicopter and Aircraft Operations
  • Field Communications
 
Details
Date(s)  Fri. Jul 12, 2019 1800 
Sat. Jul 13, 2019 0800 
Sun. Jul 14, 2019 0800 
Fri. Jul 19, 2019 1800 
Sat. Jul 20, 2019 0800 
Sun. Jul 21, 2019 0800 
Location Swain County Regional Business, Education & Training Center
45 East Ridge Drive, Bryson City NC 28713 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services
Offered By Swain County 
Primary Instructor walker, george david 
Course Length 5 days 
Course Hours 48 
CEUs  
Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 35
# Open Seats 35
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

 

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