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Training as a Search technician, Part 3: Square peg, square hole

Third training session today and we are starting to learn about all the equipment we use, how to get it out of the van, the initial actions when we arrive at a search, how to set up the base of operations and as importantly, putting it back in the right place afterwards.  When time is of the essence at the start of a search, the last thing you want is to open the radio case, to discover someone has put the rich tea biscuits in there.  Everything has a place.  

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Training as a search technician: Part 2

This is the second in our series written by new trainee Dave Hughes.

Continuing my training blog, the time an evening session with talks from both the police and ambulance service as well as an overview of the broader search and rescue framework across the UK.  Never having been involved in anything remotely like this before, some real eye-opening stuff...

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NEW! Blogging about becoming a search technician

This is the first in a series of posts guest written by Dave Hughes, a trainee going through the process of becoming a search technician. In each post he’ll tell you about his experiences and the training that he receives.

Training as a search technician: Part 1, The New Boy

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