2012 Trainings Conducted for SAR Volunteers
NMSAR Field Coordinator Rendezvous - 11 August, 2012, Albuquerque NM – 32 Attendees
NMSAR Section Chief Training - 12-14 October, 2012, Socorro NM – 32 Attendees
Basic Tracking - 13-14 October, 2012, Las Cruces NM – 25 Attendees
Search Management System - 17-18 November, 2012, Santa Fe NM – 17 Attendees
Lost Person Behavior - 1-2 December, 2012, Las Cruces NM – 29 Attendees
Upcoming Tentative Training for 2013
NMSAR Planning Section Chief Training- Las Vegas NM – 27-28 April, 2013. This course certifies SAR volunteers in the position of Planning Section Chief. Contact the SAR Resource Officer for enrollment
Basic Tracking- Albuquerque NM – 3-5 May, 2013. This course provides students the opportunity to learn how to become effective Man Trackers
Lost Person Behavior – Albuquerque NM – 1-2 June, 2013 - Lost person behavior is the cornerstone of search and rescue efforts. Based upon a landmark study, this book is the definitive guide to solving the puzzle of where a lost person might be found. Nowhere else is it possible to learn about the latest subject categories, behavioral profiles, up to date statistics, suggested initial tasks, and specialized investigative questions. Contact the SAR Resource Officer for enrollment.
NMSAR Field Team Leader – Socorro NM – 27-28 July, 2013 – This course is designed to train SAR volunteers to be SAR Team Leaders. Instruction will cover topics to include land navigation, field safety and leadership qualities. Contact the SAR Resource officer for enrollment.
Communication Unit Leader – Carlsbad NM – 24-25 August, 2013 – Learn about effective communication tools and deployment techniques needed for SAR Operations. Contact the SAR Resource Officer for enrollment.
From the RO:
Due to lack of enrollment, the Field Team Leader course and the Communication Unit Leader course shall be postponed to a later date. The new tentative dates for the courses are:
- Field Team Leader, 27-28 July, 2013, Socorro NM
- Communication Unit Leader, 24-25 August, 2013, Carlsbad NM
If you had registered for any of the above courses, please re-register for the courses. Hopefully the new dates will increase the interest and enrollment will climb. Prerequisites for both courses is completion of the Basic Field certification.