Community Emergency Response Team


Hours: 16 | Prerequisites: None | Students: 15–30 | Host requirements: None

This course will provide skills to citizens in your community to perform essential lifesaving functions while waiting for the professional responders to arrive following a disaster. The course was developed by Los Angeles County Fire Department and is organized in modules for ease of delivery. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) has become a highly sought after course by citizens groups, corporations and school systems to train employees how to handle emergencies and disasters. Course topics include disaster fire suppression, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, disaster psychology and team organization.

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