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Search and Rescue Management Level 1711684/11/2019 4:30:03 PMand effectively manage the most common search and rescue operations in British Columbia necessary to fill the SAR Manager's position during a basic search and/or rescue operation Emergency ManagementEMRG-1783<div class="ExternalClass67D0500AEFFC4913AEC49D520A34F454">Learn how to safely and effectively manage the most common search and rescue operations in British Columbia. As an experienced Search and Rescue (SAR) responder, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to fill the SAR Manager's position during a basic search and/or rescue operation. The course focuses on the skills necessary to fulfill the SAR Manager's responsibilities before, during and after a basic, single operational period response as well as the structures and resources in place to support this role. Topics covered include leadership and management skills, preplans, risk assessment and the specifics of managing a search and rescue operation. Given an opportunity to integrate the knowledge through practice exercises, participants will gain the confidence to use their newly acquired skills to effectively manage basic search and/or rescue operations. This course will be of particular interest to SAR volunteers with a minimum of 2-3 years of task experience who have been asked by their SAR Group's executive to take on a management role during operations.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Avalanche Skills for Search and Rescue757227/4/2017 9:15:51 PMThe course has a specific focus on search and rescue introducing the role in avalanche operations, but Emergency ManagementEMRG-1750<div>Learn the skills necessary to travel safely in avalanche terrain. The focus of the course is on developing observation skills to recognize and make appropriate decisions while in avalanche terrain, as well as mastering companion rescue techniques. Participants will learn to use decision-making tools including the Canadian Avalanche Association&#39;s Avaluator. The course has a specific focus on search and rescue introducing the role in avalanche operations, but can also be of use to others working in avalanche terrain. (Formerly SAR150)</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Ground Search and Rescue Skills732219/25/2019 10:15:01 PMLearn the search techniques used for wilderness SAR operations, as well as procedures for conducting urban searches and evidence searches You will learn how to assist the first aid Emergency ManagementEMRG-1704<div class="ExternalClass9CFEF9A8C586423184D4FE199B1FF9E0">Learn the search techniques used for wilderness SAR operations, as well as procedures for conducting urban searches and evidence searches. You will learn how to assist the first aid attendant in stabilizing and securing the subject for transport, how to maneuver a stretcher over rough terrain, and how to use basic rope assist techniques to move the stretcher over gentle slopes. Basic ties used in GSAR applications will be covered, along with the care and maintenance of ropes and associated equipment. You will also gain an awareness of how to protect clues and work with tracking teams and other resources used in SAR responses.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Search and Rescue Rope Rescue Technician 1737028/1/2019 6:45:01 PMSearch and Rescue (SAR) Rope Rescue Technician 1 is the second of several provincial students will be equipped to help build, operate and participate in DCTTRS and rope rescue Emergency ManagementEMRG-1736<div class="ExternalClass5102924BB5EC49CAA01C32CCB3842E77">Search and Rescue (SAR) Rope Rescue Technician 1 is the second of several provincial training courses designed to prepare SAR volunteers to perform rope rescue operations in wildland situations. This course follows the Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) established curriculum as outlined in EMBC SAR Rope Rescue Manual Section 2&#58; Rope Rescue Technician 1. The course will review the basic physics of Force Limiting Systems, selection of anchors, building and operating Dual Capability Two Tensioned Rope (DCTTR) Systems, edge management and subject packaging. Through demonstration, self-study and hands-on practice, students will be equipped to help build, operate and participate in DCTTRS and rope rescue.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Search and Rescue Management Level 2727498/29/2017 10:23:02 PMbuild on their knowledge of search and rescue response, applying management strategies in more complex and complicated search and rescue situations Emergency ManagementEMRG-1784<div>Participants will build on their knowledge of search and rescue response, applying management strategies in more complex and complicated search and rescue situations. The course continues from the topics addressed in EMRG-1783 and provides more in-depth coverage on such areas as search and rescue management processes, search theory, logistics, command structures and communications.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Wilderness Survival for Ground Search And Rescue732339/25/2019 10:15:01 PMWilderness Survival for GSAR focuses on the fundamental survival skills necessary for SAR volunteers working in a wilderness environment Topics covered also include the psychology Emergency ManagementEMRG-1706<div class="ExternalClass99DCF99A3CC442DC96F9F606DA861915">Wilderness Survival for GSAR focuses on the fundamental survival skills necessary for SAR volunteers working in a wilderness environment. In a hands-on learning environment, students practice fire starting, signaling techniques, and shelter building techniques using resources found in the wilderness. Topics covered also include the psychology of survival, wildlife and botanical threat awareness, food and water collection, and waste disposal. The overnight component provides an opportunity for students to practice and experience a wilderness survival scenario.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Ropes, Knots, Ladders & Resc1&2-Practica694377/4/2017 9:15:48 PMand use of ropes with the appropriate knots to perform fire fighting and rescue duties Rescue - search and rescue procedures, rescue harness use and WCB requirements as well as FireFIRE-1032A<div>Ropes and Knots - covers selection and use of ropes with the appropriate knots to perform fire fighting and rescue duties. Ladders - types and use of the most commonly available ladders for fire and rescue scenarios. Rescue - search and rescue procedures, rescue harness use and WCB requirements as well as removal of injured persons from immediate hazards. Each of the above subjects have a written and practical evaluation. (Formerly BCM033)</div>UndergraduateFire and Safety
Search and Rescue Rope Rescue Awareness7365111/25/2019 8:00:04 PMSAR Rope Rescue Awareness in this course is ONLY open to ACTIVE Search and Rescue volunteers who are members of Emergency Management Emergency ManagementEMRG-1735<div class="ExternalClass372C1F8DC39B4E2CB484B7EC7833FF66">Search and Rescue (SAR) Rope Rescue Awareness is the first of several provincial training courses designed to prepare SAR volunteers to perform rope rescue operations in wildland situations. This course follows the Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) established curriculum as outlined in EMBC SAR Rope Rescue Manual Section 1&#58; Rope Rescue Awareness. The course will review introductory aspects of the wildland rope rescue structure, system and organization in British Columbia as well topics such as core principles, roles and responsibilities, planning considerations, site assessments, and equipment considerations. IMPORTANT NOTE&#58; Registration in this course is ONLY open to ACTIVE Search and Rescue volunteers who are members of Emergency Management British Columbia (EMBC) recognized SAR Groups. If you are NOT part of a recognized SAR Group in British Columbia, please contact sar@jibc.ca for information on accessing this course content.</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management
Industrial Fire Brigade Incipient6970911/21/2019 9:15:05 PMUpon successful completion of this course the participant will have the identification of storage container characteristics, search and rescue, fire detection and alarm systems FireFIRE-1441<div class="ExternalClass5D7FF6FA7ECD4C6197042078C111CDEC">Upon successful completion of this course the participant will have the knowledge and skills required to be a competent member of an Industrial Fire Brigade Response Team. The course content includes&#58; identification of fire hazard considerations, local regulations and brigade organization, fire behavior and chemistry of fire, hose systems, safety principles, identification of storage container characteristics, search and rescue, fire detection and alarm systems, salvage and overhaul. This course is accredited by IFSAC and ProBoard in conformance to NFPA 1081 Industrial Fire Brigade Member Professional Qualifications. (Formerly FS141;IFFLevI)</div>UndergraduateFire and Safety
Organized Avalanche Response Team Leader7573411/22/2018 12:00:03 AMeffectively and safely as a team leader during an organized rescue in avalanche terrain the field, is demanding and intended for Search and Rescue volunteers who will be acting in a Emergency ManagementEMRG-1752<div class="ExternalClass278516B464E4442EBC0A42E2A3C96172">The Organized Avalanche Response Team Leader course provides participants with the skills necessary to work effectively and safely as a team leader during an organized rescue in avalanche terrain. The course focuses on go-no-go decision making criteria, different aspects of communications with team, base and other outside resources involved, ongoing collection of weather data and the use of hasty pits and stability analysis. Navigation in mountainous terrain and varying weather conditions including route finding, route flagging and track setting are also discussed. Participants are exposed and assessed on their leadership skills and ability to respond safely and effectively as a team leader in mock scenarios. The 4-day course, one quarter classroom based and three quarters in the field, is demanding and intended for Search and Rescue volunteers who will be acting in a leadership capacity. (Formerly SAR510)</div>UndergraduateEmergency Management