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posted Mar 4, 2016, 6:04 PM by AJ Ragusa

Tickets Available: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/managing-a-lost-person-search-mlpi-tickets-20700893931

The Managing the Lost Person Incident (MLPI) course is designed to teach the essential knowledge and skills necessary to perform as the initial response Incident Commander on a lost person incident with the primary focus on the Search element of SAR. The course prepares the student for the management responsibilities and leadership skills required during SAR missions. The course explains the tasks and procedures needed to effectively manage SAR operations from the initial response through the expansion phases of the search to the final demobilization of all resources. This is the first true management course of the NASAR series of SAR courses. The ISAR, FUNSAR, and ADSAR courses focus on the individual and crew responsibilities as well as techniques and tactics at the crew level, whereas, the MLPI course explains and describes in detail the overall objectives, strategies, and tactics needed for a successful outcome of SAR missions. With further incident management training and field experience; the person with this training can perform as the Incident Commander on prolonged and more complex searches. The recommended duration of the course is thirty-two (32) class hours. This course may be taught over two weekends or straight through over four days. Extra practical exercises can be added and may increase the time to 40 class hours.

The cost of this course will cover the books, and the certification.  

This is a 2 weekend course, attendance at all courses is required for certification.

The Schedule:

April 30th, 9am - 5pm

May 1st, 9am - 5pm

May 21st, 9am - 5pm

May 22nd, 9am - 5pm

Requirements: either completion of FUNSAR or SARTECH II is required to take this course.  Please contact director.academy@insara.org with any questions or waivers.