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TEEX: Wide Area Search Class -- June 27-29, 2017

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West Metro Fire Rescue Training & Event Center

3535 S. Kipling Street

Lakewood, Colorado 80235

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WIDE AREA SEARCH (PER213)

Texas Engineering Extension Service

Length:

  • This course is three days in length with eight hours of instruction each day.
  • Classes 8am – 4pm each day

Course Summary:

The course is provided on-site for eligible jurisdictions throughout the United States. The course is applicable to jurisdictions that would need to conduct wide area searches due to a natural disaster or terrorist incident. Participants will learn practical search methods and skills in order to perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The course concludes with a table top exercise that requires participants to utilize the previous two days of instruction. The curriculum of this course is based on lessons learned from search operations in support of the Space Shuttle Columbia recovery, Hurricanes Katrina, Rita, Dolly, Ike and other wide area search incidents.

Course Topics:
• Preparedness
• Search Management and Planning
• Mapping
• Search Strategies and Skills
• Communication
• Team Management
• Table Top Exercise

Audience:
This course has been developed for local, state and federal responders who may be required to perform search operations. The target audience also includes all emergency responders from municipal and industrial agencies tasked with performing canine search operations. Course participants include emergency responders from the following four disciplines/services:
• Fire Service (FS)
• Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
• Law Enforcement (LE)
• Military (MT)

Other Information:
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be issued a TEEX Certificate of Completion and you
will be awarded 2.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU) certified through the International Association for Continuing Education & Training. This course is entirely classroom based and does not require any personnel protective equipment. Students that are coming from out of the area – it is suggested that you arrive the night before the 1st class begins. For lodging options…

Recommended:
Prior to attending this course, participants should:
• Complete IS-100 or equivalent
• Complete IS-200 or equivalent


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