PROGRAMS & COURSES
Ground Search and Rescue
The GN sponsors Ground Search & Rescue training through the MTO. This training conforms to the standards set out by the National Search & Rescue Secretariat. Note that the MTO is not involved with Arial Search & Rescue, nor Marine Search & Rescue.
This course runs for 10 days in total.
The first 6 days of training will develop a baseline level of competency in Volunteer Ground Search and Rescue. Each Basic Level training session is anticipated to have 4 days in class (theory) and 2 days on land (practical), one of which an elder will be providing instruction in Inuit Traditional Knowledge in the local area. Students will be expected to provide their own equipment, clothing, food etc. for the practical session.
This program will cover the administration duties that are associated with Ground Search and Rescue. The items covered under Basic and Advance criteria are a pre-requisite for the COORDINATOR Level course. Each of training session is anticipated to run 5 days; in class (theory).
Participants must be members of the Local Ground Search and Rescue Organization or Senior Search Coordinators in the municipality that are responsible for Ground Search and Rescue coordination and management.