This course is designed to give the participant:

•    the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed by a team member during a lowland search

Aspiring Search Technicians will leave the course with the skills and knowledge required for missing person incidents and be able to apply them confidently.

Competencies listed in the syllabus will be assessed by experienced members of UKSAR organisations.

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

There are no prerequisites to attend this course.

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

The syllabus includes:

•    1 Searcher Safety
•    2.1, 2.2, 2.3 &  2.4 Search Techniques and Skills
•    5 Basic Radio Communications
•    6 Search Operations

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 £75 inclusive of accommodation, meals, refreshments and course materials.

To book a place on this course contact:

Lowland Search Technician

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