Search and Rescue Mission Coordinator



By the end of this course, the participants will:

  • Understand the global SAR policy.
  • Demonstrate general awareness of executing communications during a SAR operation.
  • Demonstrate familiarization with all the stages of the different SAR incidents.
  • Perform all the duties of the Search Mission Coordinator (SMC).
  • Plan for both Inland / Maritime SAR operations.
  • Use different assets as SRUs Air / Maritime.
  • Provide emergency assistance in different situations.
  • Conclude and document SAR operations in order to improve and enhance performance.

Who Sould Attend

  • • Civil Aviation Authorities. • Policy Makers. • Aerodrome Operators. • Airport Managers. • Airport Planners. • Airside Technical Personnel. • Airline Ground Operations Team Leaders. • Aerodrome Inspectors. • Airport Authorities. • Airport Emergency Coordinators. • Ground Service Providers. • Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) Officers.
  • Officers and Staff • Airline Officials • Civil Aviation Authority Officials • Emergency Response Planning Managers • Station Managers and Duty Officers • State authorities involved in airport emergency response planning • Personnel from airport stakeholders and service providers that operate at the airport.
  • Officers and Staff • Airport Emergency Managers

Course Content

  • Module 01: Introduction to Search and Rescue (SAR)
  • Module 02: Search and Rescue Communications
  • Module 03: Awareness and Initial Action
  • Module 04: Search Planning (LAB)
  • Module 05: Search Techniques (LAB)
  • Module 06: Rescue Planning (LAB)
  • Module 07: Rescue Techniques (LAB)
  • Module 08: Emergency Assistance
  • Module 09: SAR Operations


  •  Senior-level personnel such as chiefs or deputy chiefs involved in the management and administration of a SAR organization or unit.
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10 Day
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