Training is used to develop new skills, enhance existing skill-sets and to gain confidence and proficiency to safely and competently respond when needed.
Enrol now to make a difference in your community or workplace with real training delivered by experienced practitioners. There’s three choices for enroling in our courses depending on whether you are a Land Search and Rescue team member, joining a scheduled course, or enquiring about a course in general.
Land Search and Rescue Members
Land Search and Rescue member only courses are listed in the members portal.
Our scheduled courses are listed in our online portal. You can access these via the Land Search and Rescue training portal:
- Select Public/Corporate training calendar near the bottom of the page.
- Select the event from the list or double click a month to select the month if you know when your event is occurring.
- Select your event and complete all of the enrolment details.
- You will receive an automated email confirming completion of the enrolment process.
- If you cannot see the event you are looking for, please send us an enquiry using the form below.
- Fee-free criteria may apply to CDEM and volunteer search and rescue organisations for approved training courses
- View our standard terms and conditions.
General Course Enquiries
To enquire about our courses or to request training for your organisation please complete the form below.
Many of our courses offer discount pricing to emergency services. Emergency services include the following:
- New Zealand Police
- Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ)
- Ambulance Service – St Johns and Wellington Free
- Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ)
- Civil Defence and Emergency Management Groups (CDEM)
- Volunteer SAR Organisations including Land Search and Rescue, SLSNZ, Coastguard, AREC
- New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF)
- For CIMS4 this shall include all Lifelines Agencies (including but not limited to Airports, Transport, Power Companies etc).
This handbook gives essential relevant information about Land Search and Rescue training. Topics include but are not limited to:
- Course information
- Code of conduct
- Student safety
- Student support – including pastoral care
- Assessment process
- Appeals and complaints
More detailed course content and other specific site and assessment information is contained in the various unit and course reference materials you will use during your course of study.
Please note that in signing the student declaration on your enrolment form, or clicking submit on an electronic registration site, you acknowledge that you have read this Handbook and agree to comply with the code of conduct, rules and procedures within it.
Pastoral Care and Student Complaints
We at Land Search and Rescue believe that you, the learner, should be protected, respected and supported whatever your background. Please refer to the Student Handbook for relevant learner information.
Code of Practice Strategic Plan Self-review of 2022
Land Search and Rescue prides ourselves on continued training improvement through at least two annual self-reviews. This allows us to evolve as an organisation to provide the highest quality of support and training to all learners and clients.
Click on the link below to view our learner Code of Practice Strategic Plan Self-Review for 2022.