SAR Field Team Signcutting Class (VDEM)

Course Description

Search and Rescue Field Team Signcutter - Entry-level, fifty-hour course into the principles ofclue awareness, clue and track finding, identifying and interpreting signs, tactics, and how these skills fit into the SAR response. Classes will be conducted in the classroom, outside day and night, and in any weather. This course is certified by the Virginia Department of Emergency Management.


  • Target Audience: SAR organizations with MOUs with VDEM
  • Time Required: 48-hours
  • Required material:
  • Course Fee: Free to voluntters with SAR organizations with MOUs with VDEM
  • NEXT CLASS: January 18-20, 2013 in Elkton, Virginia, and February 1-3, 2013.
  • NEXT CLASS: March 1-3, 2013 in Pittsylvania, Virginia, and March 15-17, 2013.