Seminar on Training Need Analysis organized at Rescue 1122
RAWALPINDI—A day-long Training Need Analysis seminar was held here at Emergency Services Academy (ESA) to standardize training modules as per operational requirements.
Director General ESA, Rescue 1122, Brig. (R) Amir Hamza chaired the seminar, which was attended by the Registrar Academy Dr Muhammad Farhan Khalid, Regional Emergency Officers (North & South) Mian Riffat Zia and Dr Zaffar Shah, Deputy Director (P&D) Faheem Ahmad Qureshi, Deputy Director (HR) Dr Foaad Shahzad Mirza, DD, Finance Naeem Mukhtar, DD (R&M) Engr. Irfan Naseer, DD, Operations Ayaz Aslam, District Emergency Officer Rawalpindi Dr. Abdur Rehman, DEO Sialkot Syed Kamal Abid, DEO RY Khan Dr Abdul Staar Babar besides other officers and other faculty members of the Academy, says a press release issued here on Tuesday.
The DEOs Rawalpindi, R.Y Khan, Sialkot and other senior officers presented upgraded training modules for different courses including Mountain Rescue etc.
The house comprising of senior officers of districts, Rescue 1122 Headquarters and the faculty of the ESA unanimously agreed upon the upgraded courses for final implementation for ultimate betterment of the Service.
Brig. (R) Amir Hamza addressing the seminar said that this was need of the hour to finalize training modules, different level courses thus opening the long awaited promotional criteria for rescue officers and officials.
All the stakeholders have unanimously adopted the courses, he said, adding, such courses are necessary for capacity building of officers, instructors and rescuers in order to enhance their theoretical and practical knowledge and skills.
Brig. Amir Hamza stated that theoretical and practical training is being imparted to rescue cadets in the ESA through the best available trained instructors and the performance of Rescue 1122 during different emergency operations reflect the training standards of the Academy.
He further said that the training facility of Murree will be utilized in future for effective management of height rescue and fall from height rescue operations.
Later, the DG PES, Rescue 1122, Brig. (R) Dr. Arshad Zia also joined the seminar and thanked all the officers and faculty of the Academy for brainstorming and arrangements of the seminar.—APP
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