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Wide Area Search

PER213 - 24.00 Hours

Schedule

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    11/28/2017 - 11/30/2017
    North Charleston SC
    FP  PER213  266
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    12/5/2017 - 12/7/2017
    The Villages FL
    FP  PER213  262
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    12/5/2017 - 12/7/2017
    Eagleville PA
    FP  PER213  267
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    12/12/2017 - 12/14/2017
    Alice TX
    FP  PER213  282
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    1/9/2018 - 1/11/2018
    Corpus Christi TX
    FP  PER213  255
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    1/23/2018 - 1/25/2018
    Moncks Corner SC
    FP  PER213  256
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    1/26/2018 - 1/28/2018
    Humboldt IA
    FP  PER213  275
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    1/26/2018 - 1/28/2018
    Tucson AZ
    FP  PER213  280
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    2/2/2018 - 2/4/2018
    Commerce OK
    FP  PER213  285
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    2/13/2018 - 2/15/2018
    Oklahoma City OK
    FP  PER213  272
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    2/20/2018 - 2/22/2018
    Weslaco TX
    FP  PER213  287
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    2/21/2018 - 2/23/2018
    West Palm Beach FL
    FP  PER213  276
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    3/2/2018 - 3/4/2018
    Temple TX
    FP  PER213  283
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    3/9/2018 - 3/11/2018
    Bellingham WA
    FP  PER213  288
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    3/27/2018 - 3/29/2018
    Haltom City TX
    FP  PER213  286
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    4/6/2018 - 4/8/2018
    Allentown PA
    FP  PER213  293
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    5/8/2018 - 5/10/2018
    Pacific MO
    FP  PER213  297
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    5/8/2018 - 5/10/2018
    Gulfport MS
    FP  PER213  298
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    6/5/2018 - 6/7/2018
    Lakewood CO
    FP  PER213  292
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    6/19/2018 - 6/21/2018
    Ellensburg WA
    FP  PER213  291
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    7/20/2018 - 7/22/2018
    Ozark MO
    FP  PER213  294
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    8/7/2018 - 8/9/2018
    Fort Lupton CO
    FP  PER213  296
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    10/9/2018 - 10/11/2018
    Dalton GA
    FP  PER213  290

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

When disaster strikes, it can be a challenge to effectively mobilize, organize, and deploy resources needed to perform wide area searches. This course is an excellent training opportunity for any jurisdiction or agency that may face such an emergency. The course content applies to a vast number of critical situations, including natural disasters or terrorist incidents.

You will be instructed in practical search methods and skills so you can perform systematic searches over a large affected area. The training will include challenging exercises that mirror real life scenarios. The three-day long event will conclude with an in-depth exercise that requires participants to utilize the skills gained during the course by working through an incident from start to finish in a single operational period.

The trainers delivering the course are knowledgeable—they are experienced emergency responders who have actively utilized wide area search techniques during some of the nation’s largest and most challenging operations, such as Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, Gustav, and Rita; the Space Shuttle Columbia recovery operation; and many other incidents that required the same comprehensive strategies.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Recommended

It is highly recommended participants complete:

Topics

Preparedness and Response+Search Management and Planning+Mapping+Search Strategies and Skills+Communication+Team Management+Hands-on Exercise+Preparedness

Audience

The participant audience includes any agency that may respond to a major emergency, disaster or event, including:

  • Fire Department Responders
  • Law Enforcement Officials
  • Medical Professionals
  • Emergency Management Agencies
  • Military Organizations
  • Hazardous Materials Responders
  • Immigration and Naturalization
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Border Patrol
  • Canine Handlers
  • Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agents
  • Volunteer Responders with CERT, Red Cross, Disaster Relief, Animal Rescue, etc.
  • Other organizations with search responsibilities

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

GSA contract number: GS-07F-0357V. GSA customers, to register please contact esti@teex.tamu.edu or call (866) 878-8900. +For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (866) 878-8900+For DHS/FEMA Funded Courses, please contact (800) 723-3811

Education Credits

  • 2.4 CEUs

Contact Information

Susann Brown

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-5624 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Other Information

The class is funded by the Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DHS/FEMA) and is provided on-site for eligible jurisdictions throughout the United States.

Related Courses

RES008+TNG10S+TNG11S
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