Urban Search
and Rescue (USAR)

See our technical programs

USAR General Programs

Applicable to all team members:

INSARAG Awareness, Humanitarian Code of Conduct, International Disaster Response Ethics

USAR Command Programs

  • USAR Coordination
  • Application of ICMS - EXCON
  • Application of ICMS – RDC / UCC
  • Application of ICMS – Assessment / Rescue Squad Commanders
  • Application of ICMS – Planning / Operations Officers
  • USAR Operations Planning
  • Safety & Security
  • USAR RPAS (Drone) Operations

USAR Logistics Programs

  • USAR Logistics: Warehouse, Base of Operations (BOO), Field
  • USAR Logistics: Warehouse
  • USAR Logistics: Base of Operations
  • USAR Logistics: Field

USAR Medical Programs

  • USAR - Covid-19
  • USAR Medic
  • USAR Medic - Refresher
  • USAR Medic Manager
  • Rope Rescue – USAR Medic
  • Confined Space – USAR Medic

USAR SAR Programs

  • Assessment Search and Rescue (ASR)
  • USAR Commanders (Team leaders [Deputy] / Component Commanders)
  • Rescue Squad Commanders
  • USAR Technician Foundation Course
  • USAR Technician Refresher Course
  • Search Methodologies
  • Rope Rescue - USAR
  • Shoring
  • Rigging, Pulling, Lifting
  • Wood Chainsaw
  • Trench Rescue
  • Hot Metal Cutting
  • USAR Confined Space
  • Patient Extrication & Packaging



USAR Engineering

USAR Engineers

USAR Search K9 Programs

  • Search Dog Handlers and Dogs
  • Search Dog Kennelling and Welfare
  • Search Dog Emergency Care
  • Search Dog Emergency Care - Refresher

This service offering has been refined over years of successfully delivering international, multi-year, multi-disciplinary USAR capacity development projects. Each course within the discipline-specific program is available as a stand-a-lone offering. This enables our valued clients to select exactly what they require.

Dependant upon whether it’s a new team looking to develop a nationally / internationally deployable USAR capacity, or an already established USAR team looking to undergo an INSARAG External Classification / Reclassification (IEC/R), DART offers a uniquely customizable solution.

All the above-mentioned courses are also available as workshops.

Strict instructor / participant ratios are applied to:

Let us assist you with urban search and rescue training.