Intended for agencies responding to water-based searches this course focuses on the development of in-water search operations and management appropriate to the flooded urban environment and river corridor searches. It also provides an insight into the overall search management process.

COURSE CONTENT

Includes:

  • Search practice
  • Lost person behaviour
  • Search area prioritisation
  • Map reading
  • Use of mapping & GPS technology
  • Managing the search area
  • In-water searching techniques

COURSE PRE-REQUISITES

Current Rescue 3 SFR or MWFI certification or alternative Defra Module 2 or 5 compliant certification

COURSE DURATION

4 days