Learning to survive, thrive and save lives

The YSAR Training Programme

FOCUS
Introduction to the principles of search and rescue, emergency management, the outdoor environment and emergency services.
FOCUS
Search Methodology and SAR Skills.
FOCUS
Leadership and management in a Search and Rescue context and developing and applying search and Emergency Management techniques and Command and Control methods.
STRUCTURE
Assigned leadership group overseeing year group.
STRUCTURE
Assigned leadership group overseeing year group Assigned spokesperson/student leader representing student group.
STRUCTURE
Assigned leadership group overseeing year group Assigned spokesperson/student leader representing student group.
MEASURES
90% attendance across the programme 80% competency in learning Completion of outdoors exercises.
MEASURES
90% attendance across the programme 80% competency in learning Completion of Day Skipper License and Outdoor First Aid Completion of outdoors exercises.
MEASURES
90% attendance across the programme 80% competency in learning Completion of Outdoor Leader Completion of outdoors exercises.

REQUIREMENTS

YSAR APPLICANTS MUST:
#1
26 X weekly training sessions between 07:00PM – 09:00PM during school term
#3
1 X 5-day multi-activity simulated emergency response exercise
#2
8 X weekend training exercises per year
#4
YSAR curriculum

Resources

In the Resources Area you’ll find more information about the training, YSAR’s values, Code of Conduct, Application Form and general info for parents.

Costs

The annual fee covers YSAR equipment maintenance. A startup levy for year one students, covers basic standard equipment essential to the programme.

For each exercise, members are expected to pay for their own food and travel cost and provide their own clothing and equipment as specified. YSAR will provide guidance in what equipment is required for the programme.

Gear

All clothing and equipment must meet the minimum standards stipulated by the leaders to ensure the safety of each participant during any event. Special equipment may be required for specific exercises or events.

Thank you for choosing to donate to YSAR

YSAR is classified as a Donor Organisation and your donations are tax deductible – please make contact for further information