FUTURE TRAININGS

TIER 1 ADVANCED TRAINING

Location: Overseas

For those who have completed both the Tier 3 and Tier 2 training events, you qualify to apply for the Aerial Special Operations Advanced Reconnaissance Team (SOAR Team), the Tier 1 Operator Training. Tier 1 Operator Training is invite-only and requires going through an application and selection process. Selections will be taking place in the Nashville area on October 21-24. If selected you must have a passport and be available to attend the Tier 1 training which will be held overseas November 11-20, 2022. If you would like to join the waiting list for registration, please click the link below.
 

Certification: Aerial SOAR Team Certification

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TIER 3 BASIC TRAINING

Location: Nashville, TN

We will be hosting our next round of Tier 3 – Basic Training in early 2023. This is an 3 day, in-person training that qualifies you to attend our Intermediate and Advanced Training classes. Basic Training is required for all volunteers wishing to deploy on missions with our team.

Certification: Aerial Basic Training Certification

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MISSION OPERATIONS/LOGISTICS

Location: Online 8-hour course

Through an online course you will learn the in’s and out’s of how to support response operations in a disaster area. This will include support during first response, emergency relief, recovery management, and innovative redevelopment for disaster management best practices.

Certification: Aerial Operations/Logistics Certification

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LAND NAVIGATION

Location: Nashville, TN

This 3 day course will teach you how to read maps, plan routes, use a compass, and pace count during disasters. The course will feature many practical exercises and will conclude with an 8 hour practical challenge.

Certification: Aerial Land Navigation Certification  
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FILM TEAM & SOCIAL MEDIA TRAINING

Location: Nashville, TN & Online Live Course

This training will ensure that you understand how to utilize media before, during, and after disasters. 

The Aerial film team is broken into 2 focuses:

  1. PERFORM RECONNAISSANCE: Capture footage that the Aerial teams will use to conduct rescue missions, work with governments and liaise with other NGOs for additional help
  2. AWARENESS & AID We will teach you how to capture quality footage during a disaster and share the stories of what is happening on the ground to gain the awareness necessary to help the mission and build hope. The Aerial Social Media team will train you on the basics of social media, platform utilization, working with press, and communication guidelines.

Certification: Aerial Film Team & Social Media Certification

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ADVANCED TARGET ENGAGEMENT COURSE

Location: Nashville, TN

Special Forces instructors lead this one day, in-person training to teach you weapons safety and familiarization, the fundamentals of marksmanship, short and long range target engagement, defensive shooting in controlled environments, and shooting under stress. A gun permit and your own weapon is required to attend.

Certification: Aerial Target Engagement Certification

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SURVIVAL & WILDERNESS FUNDAMENTALS

Location: Nashville, TN

A solid foundation is essential when it comes to one’s ability to survive in the wilderness. Survival & Wilderness Fundamentals is a 2 day training course designed to outfit students with fundamental wilderness survival skills. In an outdoor emergency anything can happen, put in the time and effort ahead of time to ensure that you are prepared. At the completion of this course, students will possess the necessary foundational skills to respond appropriately in real-world survival scenarios.

Certification: Aerial Survival & Wilderness Certification

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BUSHCRAFT SURVIVAL COURSE

Location: Nashville, TN

The 3 day Bushcraft Survival Course covers the basics of bushcraft skills. You will be taught how to best utilize the natural resources around them to create a sustainable short-term living situation. This training is physically demanding and can include hiking with a 50 +/- pound pack, being a passenger on an all terrain vehicle, constructing / sleeping in a shelter, processing firewood, conducting bushcraft related activities, and treating / drinking water that is procured from nature.

Certification: Aerial Bushcraft Survival Certification

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING IDENTIFICATION AND REPORTING

Potential Location: Nashville, TN or Online.

During this one day course, you will learn the indicators to a potential trafficking situation, how to speak to the potential victim without compromising their safety, and how to properly report the trafficking.

Certification: Aerial Human Trafficking Identification & Reporting Certification

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