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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
Category/Level Basic  
Date(s)  Mon. Oct 14, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Tue. Oct 15, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Wed. Oct 16, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Thu. Oct 17, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Fri. Oct 18, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Sat. Oct 19, 2019 0800 - TBD 
Location Salisbury Fire Department - Rowan County
514 East Innes Street, Salisbury NC 28146 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services
Offered By Rowan County 
Primary Instructor Williams, Charles A. 
Course Length 60 hours 
Course Hours 60 
CEUs  
Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 25
# Open Seats 4
# on Wait List 0

Offering Specific Information

Course Point of Contact:   Chad Moss    (704)239-6739   or     cmoss@salisburync.gov  

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