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.

CERTIFICATION DOCUMENTS

The Program Administration Manual (PAM) - This is the current PAM (update 2014).  We are in the process of updating the information in the PAM and separating it into two guidebooks.  The first guidebook is information for members, the second guidebook is information for Instructors, Evaluators and Lead Evaluators.  Look for these two guidebooks to be published in the first half of 2016.

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).

Canine Certification Program - Everything for testing all SAR canine disciplines (update 1/2016).

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)