Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training


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Cause Areas

When

Tue Apr 04, 2017 06:00 PM - Tue Apr 25, 2017 08:00 PM

Where

591 Charles St.Providence, RI 02904

Free preparedness kit with class completion

About

This is a 21 hour training which will meet on 2 Tuesday evenings and 2 Saturday morings. Volunteers will be trained in basic preparedness, fire extinguisher use, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, incidenct command systems, disaster psychology, and terrorism.

This class ends with a hands on demonstration of what the students have learned throughout their tenure (date to be determined).

All students recieve a response bag which inlcudes preparedness items and response tools/equipment.

This is a national effort under the FEMA/Citiznes Corp umbrella.

Visit FEMA.gov and search CERT for more program information

Skills

  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Operations

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 21 hours split into 4 classes.
  • volunteer application must be completed and Background check must be passed

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