CERT - Training

WHERE TO START

Step 1 - FEMA Online Self Study Courses
The following courses are highly encouraged to be completed by CERT members PRIOR to participating in the FEMA CERT Basic Hands on training.
Intro to NIMS IS-700
Intro to Incident Command IS 100.b
Basic First Aid
CPR/AED Certication

Step 2 - FEMA CERT Basic Hands on Training
This 2 day hands on training provides new members of the team with the basic training to attend and assist at natural and man made disaster, fire scenes, and accident scenes.  Participants will go over the FEMA modules, receive hands on scenario training, as well as participate in a mock disaster.
Next Training Dates - TBD

Step 3 - Optional  Training
You can take any of the classes that on the FEMA Independent Study Web Site.  Here are a few that may be of interest
CERT team members are invited to attend the Harlem Roscoe Fire Department weekly training on Tuesday nights.
Effective Communication IS 242.b


Hands on Training

Basic Training Schedule

Unit no.

Duration

Topic

Date

Time

Location

S.M.E.

Unit 1

2.5 hours

Disaster Preparedness

Feb 7

19:00 

Station 1

Bill, Gus

Unit 2

2.5 hours

Fire Safety & Utility Control

Feb 14

19:00 

Station 3

Bill, Gus, Jim

Unit 3

2.5 hours

*Disaster Medical Part 1

Feb 21

19:00 

Station 1

Gus/Jay

Unit 4

3 hours

*Disaster Medical Part 2

Feb 28

19:00 

Station 1

Gus/Jay

Unit 5

2.5 hours

*Light Search And Rescue

Mar 7

19:00 

Station 3

Lt. Tietz

Unit 6

&

 Unit 7    

1.75 hours

CERT Organization

Disaster Psychology

Mar 14

19:00 

Station 1

Bill, Gus

E. Peterson



Unit 8

2.5 hours

*Terrorism and CERT, Review, Exam

Mar 21

19:00 

Station 1

Sgt. Farone

 

 

Disaster Simulation

Mar 31

09:00

Station 3

CERT/HRFD



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