Sergeant Rescue Training & Consulting

"TRAINING FOR CHAOS"

SARTECH II Examination


Cost: $85.00


The SARTECH II Wilderness level of certification is for SAR personnel operating as a field searcher in the wilderness environment. The NASAR course that prepares the candidate to take the SARTECH II examination is Fundamentals of Search and Rescue (FUNSAR).

The SARTECH II examination consists of a written exam and a practical exam. The written exam covers the candidate’s knowledge of search and rescue. A passing grade is 80% or above. The candidate is also required to successfully complete a multi-station practical exam. 



The candidate's performance of SAR skills is evaluated during 8 separate practical exam stations involving:

Station #1 Sign in & Administrative verification. Students will be signed off on any education requirement completions. 


Station #2 Land Navigation: Use of topographic maps and compass. Candidates complete a course over terrain commonly encountered in the operations area in a specified time frame, not to exceed 2000 meters. Candidate must locate 5/5 navigation targets. 


Station #3 Survival: Candidates will construct an emergency shelter and self sustaining fire. Candidate will have a set time limit to complete this station. 


Station #4 Route Search: This station entails locating and labeling clues in a given area demonstrating the ability to detect 50% of the clues using a route search tactic.


Station #5 Area Search: This station entails locating and labeling clues in a given area demonstrating the ability to detect 50% of the clues using an area search tactic.


Station #6 Evidence Search: This station entails locating and labeling clues in a given area demonstrating the ability to detect 80% of the clues using an area search tactic.

Station #7 Sign Cutting: Candidates identify sign of something passing through the area or a track left by the evaluator and determine the direction of travel. 


Station #8 Night Navigation: Use of topographic maps and compass. Candidates complete a course over terrain commonly encountered in the operations area in a specified time frame, not to exceed 2000 meters. Candidate must locate 5/5 navigation targets. 




Those wishing to complete their Intermediate GPS Endorsement will need to complete a separate day and night navigation course using GPS.   


Station #9 Day Navigation via GPS: Use of topographic maps and handheld GPS unit or GPS application. Candidates complete a course over terrain commonly encountered in the operations area in a specified time frame, not to exceed 2500 meters. Candidate must locate 5/5 navigation targets. 


Station #10 Night Navigation via GPS: Use of topographic maps and handheld GPS unit or GPS application. Candidates complete a course over terrain commonly encountered in the operations area in a specified time frame, not to exceed 2500 meters at night. Candidate must locate 5/5 navigation targets. 

Course policies


Registration Policy

Payment in full is required to reserve your spot in the course / exam. Tuition is non-transferable and is payable by check, credit card, paypal, or Money Order. Tuition covers instructor time & travel, site rental fees, exam / course equipment, and NASAR certification fees. SRTC is not obligated to allow any student to attend a course until SRTC paperwork has been received, reviewed and approved by SRTC. A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason.


Cancellation & Refund Policy

 If a student cancels out of the course or withdrawals from a course / exam:

-  If greater than or equal to 45 days prior to the starting date of the course, SRTC will retain a $35.00 site cancelation fee.

-  Within 45 days of the course start date tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable.

-  Participants that cancel or withdraw from a course are still responsible for cancelation fees even if payment has not been sent or processed. (Applies if you cancel within 45 days of a course.


A full refund will be given if we need to cancel the course for any reason.


Late Payment Policy


Participants that register and choose pay via company check or personal check must submit payment in a timely manner. Payment is due no later than 10 days after your registrations is submitted. If payment is not post marked prior to this date a late fee will be assessed. Late fees will either be invoiced separately or added to any outstanding balance.
- Initial late fee is $25.00
- An additional fee of $10.00 per day will also be assessed if payment is delayed past 14 days from registration and is retroactive to the date of registration.




SRTC / NASAR Student Agreements

(Including Assumption of Risks and Agreement of Release of Indemnity)

A Sergeant Rescue & NASAR course student agreement will be sent to you upon completion of registration. Please sign, return it and read it carefully as it affects your legal rights. Bring the signed documents to the first day of the course or return them by email. If you are a minor, a parent or guardian must sign the document as well. Without a signed document, you cannot participate in the course. SRTC course participants, including minors, will have unsupervised free time throughout the course / exam. Any activities during the free time are not part of the SRTC program or proctored exam, and are at the sole risk of the participant.


Dates:  9 Apr 2022

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