Here at NSAR we strive to keep our members skills up to date to ensure that we are as operationally effective as possible. Below is a list of the types of training we do on a regular basis.
MAP & COMPASS – We cover basic and more advanced map reading skills using Ordinance Survey maps and can involve some orienteering exercises.
FIRST AID – refresher training on basic First Aid including training scenarios.
RADIO COMMUNICATION –
Use of radios and correct radio procedure for searches.
BANKSIDE WATER SEARCHING-
Specific training in use of rescue ropes and water awareness.
TEAM BUILDING- various training
TEAM LEADER- ongoing assessment for candidates