CERT / TRAINING:
2010 Ongoing CERT training for current members will be held on the following Saturdays:
1.) April 17th
Training sessions will be held at the Lyndhurst Community Center and will begin promptly at 9:00 AM. Snacks will be provided.
2010 Tentative dates for training of NEW CERT Members are as follows:
(Minimum of 15 confirmed participants required for class to be held.)
To be posted.
Training sessions will be held at the Lyndhurst Community Center and will take place from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. Lunch and snacks will be provided.
Week One: Welcome, Introduction, Unit 1 - Disaster Preparedness, Unit 7 - Disaster Psychology
Week Two: Units 3 & 4 - Medical Operations
Week Three: Unit 8 - Terrorism, Unit 2 - Fire Safety and Suppression, Unit 6 - CERT Team Organization
Week Four: Unit 5 - Search and Rescue, Unit 9 - Review with Simulated Disaster, Graduation
Please see the CERT Calendar for details regarding training sessions. For more information, please contact Training Team Leaders Mike and Therese Dragga at firstname.lastname@example.org.
FEMA Provides Additional FREE Training Opportunities
They are available to all US citizens and many take just a couple of hours to complete (can however be done in more than one sitting). Certificates are given following your completion of the course.
FEMA Emergency Management Institute Course 100: Introduction to Incident Command System
FEMA Emergency Management Institute Course 317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams
FEMA Emergency Management Institute Course 700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) An Introduction