The Sacramento Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
This is the entry level qualification for the Sacramento Community Emergency Response Team, and involves training over a three week period, with Tuesday night and Saturday sessions.
All students must complete an application on our web site (http://www.sfdcert.com/Join_CERT.html) prior to registration. If you have already completed an application, you do not need to do so again.
Due to the popularity of the program and limited seating, we are seeking attendees who can confirm they will be able to attend all sessions.
The class schedule for the Sacramento CERT Level III Basic Course is as follows:
Session 1 - Disaster Preparedness - Tue, September 12, 6pm – 10pm
Session 2 - Fire Suppression/Search and Rescue - Sat, September 16, 8am – 5pm
Session 3 - Team Organization/Disaster Psychology - Tue, September 19, 6pm – 10pm
Session 4 - Disaster Medical 1/2 - Sat, September 23, 8am – 5pm
Session 5 - Terrorism/Review - Tue, September 26, 6pm – 10pm
Session 6 - Graduation Drill - Sat, September 30, 8am – 5pm (McClellan)
Sessions 1-5 will be held at Sacramento Fire Headquarters at 5770 Freeport Boulevard, Sacramento. Session 6 will be held at 2409 Dean St, McClellan Park, CA 95652.
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will address your questions in the order they are received.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
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