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NC Land Search Field Team Member (NC-8100)

The Land Search Field Team Member (FTM) is the foundation for response to a lost or missing person incident including ground search for a missing aircraft.  This standard is the minimum recommended training for those responders not already governed by a training guideline for response to persons in distress.  Additionally, this standard does not purport to address all hazards, safety concerns, or skill requirements for a local Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).  Upon completion of this course, the FTM should be able to: Understand the principles of search and rescue, navigate accurately on land, and survive an unexpected wilderness emergency.  The FTM should be capable of performing these functions anytime of the year, day or night, and in all weather conditions experienced in the State of North Carolina.

The NCEM Land Search Field Team Member (FTM) Standard provides State-level credentialing of first responders to a national standard and meets the requirements for knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in ASTM F2209 and NIMS Wilderness Search Technician.

This course, comprised of both classroom and field-based instruction, will cover objectives such as:

  • SAR Operations
  • Legal Aspects of SAR
  • Personal Equipment
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Land Navigation
  • Search Skills
  • Incident Site Procedures
  • Basic Rescue Operations
  • Helicopter and Aircraft Operations
  • Field Communications
 
Details
Category/Level Basic  
Date(s)  Fri. Jan 28, 2022 1700-2200 
Sat. Jan 29, 2022 0700-2200 
Sun. Jan 30, 2022 0700-1700 
Fri. Feb 04, 2022 1700-2200 
Sat. Feb 05, 2022 0700-2359 
Sun. Feb 06, 2022 0000-0800 
Location NC Civil Air Patrol - Alamance County
3520 Alamance Road, Burlington NC 27215 
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Handicap Accessibility Yes
WiFi Access  
ESF ESF9 - Search and Rescue
Functional Areas Emergency Services
Offered By North Carolina Division of Emergency Management 
Primary Instructor Williams, Roger Dale 
Course Length 60 hours 
Course Hours 60 
CEUs  
Award Credentials
Prerequisites
Equivalent Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 20
# Open Seats 0
# on Wait List 0
Attachments LSFTM Program Standard
LSFTM Packing List
LSFTM Credential Workbook
LSFTM Packing List Clarification Guide

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