This course is designed to give the participant:

•    a practical understanding and appreciation of the roles and responsibilities of the team leader
•    training in the skills required to be a team leader

Aspiring Team Leaders will leave with the skills and knowledge required to undergo a period of consolidation in preparation for future assessment.

This course is suitable for:

•    Anyone involved in the search for lost or missing people
•    Fire and Rescue (USAR)
•    HM Coastguard
•    Lowland Rescue
•    Members of UKSAR groups
•    Mountain Rescue
•    Police Officers
•    Research Institutes
•    SAR dog organisations

The participant should ideally have:

•    Experience in a number of missing person searches
•    Attended a “Lowland Search Technician” training course or equivalent
•    LR members should consult with their training officer before booking on this course

The course follows the current Lowland Rescue Standards, and is delivered by experienced members of several UKSAR organisations.

The syllabus includes:

Lowland Rescue Team Leader Competencies:

•    1.1 Be able to prepare and plan the deployment of a Team
•    2.1 Be able to supervise and monitor the conduct of the Search team
•    2.2 Know and understand how to deal with incidents encountered during a search
•    2.3 Know and understand how to manage Crime Scenes and evidence
•    4.1 Be able to manage Information and resources post search

In addition to these you will also receive training in:

•    Team Leader roles & responsibilities
•    Leadership traits
•    Principles of leadership
•    Leadership styles
•    Motivational techniques

The course is structured using a combination of classroom sessions, outdoor practical activities, search exercises and a short knowledge check. To maximise quality of learning, the course numbers are capped to allow a high instructor/participant ratio.

Cost £80 inclusive of accommodation, meals, refreshments and course materials.

To book a place on this course contact:

 Course Name
 Start Time
 Finish Time
 Lowland Search Team Leader
 Friday 19.00hrs
 Sunday 16.00hrs

Lowland Search Team Leader