Category Archives: Training

Wilderness Navigation and Basic Survival Course

Open to the public – Everyone invited! Date: April 22-23 Location: Gananoque Recreation Centre 600 King St. E Gananoque, ON Upstairs meeting room Time: 8:30 am – 4:30pm both days Cost: $155.00 Day 1 – Classroom Instruction Basic Survival Skills – … Continue reading

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Basic Searcher Course

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The Basic Searcher Course covers the theory portions with some practical exercises to reinforce the skill being taught.  Further field exercises combined with search scenarios are offered as part of our regular training to strengthen the teams skills. The combination … Continue reading

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K-9 Training

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  One of the goals of TIGSAR has been to have a certified K9 to assist if needed on a search. In addition to regular training those who are interested also train in SAR K9 . In order to train … Continue reading

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2014 Training

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2014 got off to a great start with 5 new recruits starting the Basic Searcher course. Previously certified members working on some team leader and advanced GPS training!

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Search Senario Exercise May 19th & 20th 2012

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Our first practical exercise for 2012 took place at Landon’s Bay Campgrounds. Lost Hiker Scenario. The team set up a command post, worked through to their training to choose the proper search techniques,  conducted interviews, complete a missing persons report … Continue reading

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2011 Training

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2011 Our first year as a certified OSARVA team provided us with excellent training under the direction of Dan Beaulieu. These joint training exercises in conjunction with the Rideau Search and Rescue were some fantastic team building and strong foundation … Continue reading

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