Documents and Downloads

This page contains a lot of general documentation and some SAR Tools for the Association.

If you are an Evaluator, Lead Evaluator, or Instructor there is also a secure DropBox system where the latest version of course and examination materials are kept for your reference and download.  To get access to the DropBox files contact the Executive Director at chrisb@nasar.org.

GENERAL DOCUMENTS

The Guidebook for Instructors / Evaluators / Lead Evaluators - This is the current version (update 7/2017 Version 2.5).  This guidebook replaces the older Program Administration Manual (PAM) immediately.  This guide will help members apply for instructor or lead evaluator status, and includes policies and procedures for instructors, evaluators and lead evaluators.  This is a living document and will be updated often.

Appendix A - Specialty Resource Policy and Procedures (currently under construction)

Appendix B - Forms - The appendix contains all the forms required to apply for instructor, evaluator or lead evaluator status.  It also contains all the forms required to instruct a course or perform an examination.

CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

SARTECH III / II Criteria For Search Personnel - This is the testing criteria for SARTECH III/II (update 2/2003).

SARTECH I Criteria For Search Personnel - This is the testing criteria for SARTECH I (update 2/2003).

CONSOLIDATED PACK GUIDE

Consolidated Pack Guide - This is the current guide for the core items a SAR Responder would carry in their pack.  It does not address the different environments, agency policies or missions that a SAR responder might encounter. (update 7/2016)

SARTECH RECERTIFICATION TASK BOOKS

SARTECH Recertification Policy - This is the current recertification policy (update 6/2015).

SARTECH I Recertification Task Book - This is the task book that you fill out and keep to provide you have completed the NASAR required continuing education for recertification (update 6/2015).

SARTECH II Recertification Task Book - This is the task book that you fill out and keep to provide you have completed the NASAR required continuing education for recertification (update 6/2015).

SARTECH III Recertification Task Book -  This is the task book that you fill out and keep to provide you have completed the NASAR required continuing education for recertification (update 6/2015). 

SARTECH MOUNTED TASK BOOK

Mounted SARTECH II Task Book - This is the task book that you will need to apply for the Mounted SARTECH III Certification (6/2015).

 

POSITION PAPERS

UAS - Unmanned Aerial Systems In SAR (updated 9/2015)