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Offline Campbell95

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #575 on: December 05, 2018, 15:54:38 »
Would joining as an ACSO, serving 4 years and then re-mustering as a SAR tech be a reasonable path or would it be better to join as a medic or combat engineer > combat diver and then go for SAR tech?

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #576 on: December 05, 2018, 17:43:30 »
Would joining as an ACSO, serving 4 years and then re-mustering as a SAR tech be a reasonable path or would it be better to join as a medic or combat engineer > combat diver and then go for SAR tech?

Thanks for the feedback!

None of the above. There is no best path to becoming a SAR Tech. You should pick a trade that you'll be happy doing if you never become a SAR Tech.
« Last Edit: December 05, 2018, 17:50:25 by HappyWithYourHacky »

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #577 on: January 12, 2019, 00:12:35 »
Thank you for the feedback. I heard a rumor from a civilian SAR member that the SAR tech trade was getting closed down or was going to stop taking on new members. I'm not sure on the details as it was passed on to me through a third party. Is there any truth to this?

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #578 on: January 12, 2019, 07:20:28 »
Is there any truth to this?

No.

The trade did a 5 year trial where it took civilians straight off the street but that program was closed years ago. Maybe that's what your friend is referring to.

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #579 on: February 06, 2020, 16:34:55 »
I heard that there is a thorough medical screening as part of SAR selection. I’m a fit 24 year old that scored gold on my force test, I eat healthy and have low body fat but for whatever reason I have hypertension. My blood pressure sits around 140/90, sometimes higher. Would a condition like this be prohibitive to getting into SAR?

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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #580 on: February 06, 2020, 18:01:16 »
You would need to get an Air Factor for your CAF medical and see if your HT medically excludes you from achieving that AF.
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Re: SAR Tech
« Reply #581 on: September 10, 2020, 21:39:45 »
Is the SAR tech medical category for colour vision still CV1? I’m colour shade deficient with red and green, and wanted to know if they would accept that.

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