| Course Name|| Start Time|| Finish Time|
| Search Planner|| Friday 19.00hrs|| Sunday 16.00hrs|
The course focuses on separating Search Planning from Search Operations as we believe that these are two distinct roles. This also fits neatly into the Lowland Rescue strategy to develop a Search Manager certification based on Search Planning and Search Operations skills and complies with existing Lowland Rescue guidance.
We discuss the features of the 3 main types of missing person statistics in use today; ISRID (Koester), CSR , Grampian and iFind and cover the pros and cons of all three.
The course presents a logical and systematic process for managing the search – a framework! This involves the use of bike wheel model techniques in Step 1, however, the overriding difference is the emphasis on building scenarios and writing plans to address them in Steps 2 and 3. (If you already know ‘Bike Wheel’ then you are in luck!)
We place the emphasis on making decisions based on FACTS, STATISTICS, BEHAVIOURS and SCENARIOS where decisions should be logical and justifiable.
Throughout the course students will learn to write and deliver in a logical order, search plans, derived from plausible scenarios created from the information collected from the missing person reports, statistics, missing person behaviour traits.
The syllabus includes: