The Broome County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) Basic Training Program is a community outreach program intended to provide fundamental Disaster Preparedness skills to area residents, at no cost to them. The class will prepare participants to help save and sustain lives following a disaster while they wait for help to arrive. The skills taught also apply to everyday emergencies. This course totals 24 hours, delivered one evening per week over a 7 week period.
Individual modules include: Disaster Preparedness, Pandemic Awareness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue, Team Organization, Disaster Psychology, Terrorism and Animals in Disaster
All instructors are highly-qualified first responders from area Emergency Squads, Fire Departments, and Law Enforcement Agencies.
- West Corners Fire Station (500 Day Hollow Road)
- March 18 -May 9, 2015 (no class 4/8/15)
- Disaster Simulation on Saturday, May 9, 2015
- (Seven Wednesday evenings, and a Disaster Simulation and Graduation on Saturday morning 5/9/15.)
Registration: www.gobroomecounty.com/cert Select Training on the CERT Menu