The INSARAG Training Working Group (TWG) was established with a mandate to focus on the development of training standards and content for the INSARAG community. The TWG takes its direction from the INSARAG Secretariat which, in turn, follows direction given by the INSARAG Steering Committee. The group meets two to three times a year. The reports of this working group's meetings can be found below.  

TWG Romania

Chair of TWG, Mr. Dewey Perks 

 Name  Country  Position   Email
Dewey Perks USA Chair dperks@ofda.gov
Graeme Hall Australia Member graeme.hall@qfes.qld.gov.au
David Sochor Switzerland Member/GRG david.sochor@eda.admin.ch
Kira Chebakova Russia Fed. Member kira_chebakova@mail.ru
Sean Moore United Kingdom Member smoore@fireresilience.org.uk
Jacob Bolwinkel Denmark Member jeb@brs.dk
Tsukasa Katsube Japan Member Katsube.tsukasa.3@jica.go.jp
Peter Goxharaj Germany Member peter.goxharaj@thw.de
IRO Rep   Member   As nominated by IRO

 

2019

TWG Meeting Muscat June 2019

The meeting was hosted by the Sultanate of Oman, Royal Oman Police (ROP), Public Authority for Civil Defense and Ambulance (PACDA), in Muscat, Oman. The meeting would not have been possible without the excellent support and generous hospitality of PACDA.

TWG Meeting Notes Muscat June 2019 Final Note

2018

Working Group Meeting, Germany, December 2018

The INSARAG Training Working Group, including representatives from the Team Leaders and Information Management Working Group, met in Berlin from the 10th to the 13th of December. The Group were hosted by Albrecht Broemme, President of THW, at the Regional THW Office in Berlin, and key agenda items for the meeting included; The development of the INSARAG Classification Team Leaders and Mentors Training Course, The continued development of USAR Coordination Course and harmonisation with OSOCC methodology, and Revision of INSARAG Guidelines Volume II, Manual C.

TWG Meeting Notes Berlin 18 Final Draft

 

Meeting during Team Leader Meeting, September 2018

TWG: Continues working with other WGs on guideline revisions, a new IEC/IER checklist, and a reformatted TL/Mentor course.

Training WG update 

 

Working Group Meeting, Denmark, April 2018

INSARAG Training Working Group (TWG) met in Tinglev, Denmark in the DEMA Emergency Services College from 15 to 18 April 2018

Meeting Note

2014

FIRST MEETING, MARCH 2014 in ABU DHABI, UAE

SECOND MEETING, SEPTEMBER 2014 in QATAR

Member

2013

FIRST MEETING, MARCH 2013 IN LUZERN, SWITZERLAND

SECOND MEETING, JUNE 2013 IN BERN, SWITZERLAND

THIRD MEETING, SEPTEMBER 2013 IN THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS

Member

2012

FIRST MEETING,17-25 MARCH 2012 IN BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA
INSARAG Website
INSARAG Document Management Procedure
Guidelines Division ISG and OPS
INSARAG Governance PP v0.1
INSARAG OPS Trng Performance & Equip Standard April 2012_V2
INSARAG Advisory Organisation Advisory Process v1.0
Outcomes from TLs Governance Workshop V1.0
USAR Team Description TL Meeting Australia 2012 v2

SECOND MEETING, 4-10 NOVEMBER 2012, LOS ANGELES, USA
The meeting was hosted by the LA County USAR Section (USA 2) and was
conducted in Los Angeles, USA, from the 4th – 10th November 2012. Please find attached the Chairman Summary .

2011

FIRST MEETING, 30 MARCH-03 APRIL 2011, COSTA RICA
The first meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2011 took place from 30 March–03 April 2011 in Costa Rica back to back with the INSARAG Team Leaders Meeting. Below is the Chairman Summary of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group.
Chairman Summary 

SECOND MEETING, 9-15 OCTOBER 2011, UAE
The second and last meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2011 took place from 9-15 October 2011 in UAE.

2010

FIRST MEETING, 25-29 JANUARY 2010, SINGAPORE
The first meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2010 took place from 25-29 January 2010 in Singapore. Below is the Executive Summary and outcomes of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group.

Agenda and Executive Summary
Establishing National USAR Capacity
Minimum Operational Levels for Light USAR Teams
Minimum Operational Levels for Medium and Heavy USAR Teams

SECOND MEETING, 13-17 DECEMBER 2010, GERMANY
The second and last meeting of the INSARAG TWG in 2010 took place from 13-17 December 2010 in Germany. Below is the Chairman Summary and outcomes of this meeting. Please note that the outcomes of this working group are not official INSARAG documents until they are endorsed by the INSARAG Steering Group