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2016 VDEM GSAR Academies

posted Jan 8, 2016, 5:37 AM by Richard Qualls   [ updated Jan 8, 2016, 10:42 AM ]
The Virginia Department of Emergency Management has scheduled three Ground Search and Rescue Academies for 2016 which include Search Team Member training.

Dates and locations:               
15, 16, 17 January 2016 Academy Part 1 - Holiday Lake 4H Center – Near Appomattox VA.
29, 30, 31 January 2016 Part II  - Academy Part II – same location
Courses should be Search Team Member, Search Team Leader, Management Team Member and Sign Cutting course.  Housing and food provided at no cost.
 


18, 19, 20 March 2016 CAP Academy Part I – Fort Pickett –near Blackstone VA
8, 9, 10 April CAP Academy Part II – same location
Courses should be Search Team Member, Search Team Leader, Management Team Member, and PODS class. Housing is free, food costs a minor amount.
 
20, 21, 22 May 2016 Academy Part I – Winchester, VA
3, 4, 5 June 2016 Academy Part II – same location
Courses should be Search Team Member, Search Team Leader, Management Team Member and Sign Cutting course.  Details on housing and food have not been released as yet.

Registration requires a VDEM account on their Learning Management System:

To Register once you have an account on the KC:
  1. Click on the "Learning Center" menu at the top and select "Course Catalog"
  2. Search for "SAR"
  3. The system will return the registered GSAR courses where you can see if there is availability and register online.
  4. If you register please send an email to Major Borgerding to confirm
  5. Please complete the form on the Coastal event page located HERE
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