Search and Rescue On-Scene Coordinator Training for Ship Masters and Volunteers

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Participation


Familiarization with navigation and communication facilities normally encountered on a fishing vessel.
Navigation training to the level of Fishing Master II or equivalent with sufficient knowledge to understand magnetic and true courses, latitude and longitude, waypoints and charting courses.

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with awareness of the roles, authorities, and responsibilities of being the on scene co-ordinator for a search and rescue incident. It is also designed to give the students effective strategies for efficiently fulfilling this role.  

Course Outline

1.0 National SAR System

2.0 SAR Facilities

3.0 SAR Communications

4.0 SAR Action Plans

5.0 Monitoring Performance

6.0 Site Safety

7.0 Records

8.0 Release of Assets

9.0 Reporting survivors and casualties

10.0 Responsibilities and Authorities

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.