Public Education

The Community Emergency Response Team course consists of approximately 20 hours of training. Classes are taught by trained personnel from your community. There is no cost to register for the training.

The course agenda includes:

Sept 8, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
ORIENTATION AND REGISTRATION
Introduction to disasters, impact of disasters on infrastructures, the role of CERT in disaster response.
Sept 15, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
Identifying and reducing potential fire hazards, basic fire suppression strategy, resources, and techniques.
Sept 22, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS (PART 1)
Treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions and principles of triage.
Sept 29, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS (PART 2)
Head-to-toe assessments, treatment for various injuries
Oct 6, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
Techniques for size-up and search, lifting, cribbing and removing victims, rescuer safety
Oct 13, 2020
(7pm-10pm)
CERT ORGANIZATION / DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY
Terrorism and CERT
Oct 17, 2020
(8am-12pm)
FINAL GROUP EXERCISE AND GRADUATION
TBA
TIER-2 ORIENTATION

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