Course Details

Gain the knowledge and practical team leader skills necessary to safely and effectively plan, organize, lead, supervise and execute a ground search and rescue team assignment. This course is geared towards trained ground search and rescue (GSAR) personnel seeking to take on a leadership role. The course focuses on the roles and responsibilities of the ground search team leader as they relate to each aspect of a GSAR assignment, covering topics that include basic leadership skills, safety guidelines, reporting and documentation requirements, team briefing/debriefing, advanced search tactics, liability protection, and an overview of the Incident Command structure as it applies to SAR. (Formerly SAR111)

This course is for active members of recognized Search and Rescue (SAR) Groups in British Columbia. To apply, go to and look for the link to the application form. The application form must be signed by the Training Officer or member of the Management Team of your SAR Group.


  • Complete EMRG-1200 and EMRG-1700
Course Offerings
No sections are currently scheduled for this course

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