Who should Join CERT

1. People who want to be more prepared for emergencies. 
2. People who want to help their community both in disaster and non-disaster situations. 
3. Everyone and anyone fifteen years and older (under eighteen will need to have guardians sign a release form). 

What will you learn?

1. The types of hazards most likely to affect your home and community and how to identify them
2. The functions of CERT and your role in the immediate response
3. How to work as a team
4. Fire safety and how to put out small fires
5. Basic medical operations
6. How to perform head-to-toe assessments
7. How to select and set up a treatment area
8. How to use safe techniques for debris removal and victim extraction
9. The most common techniques for searching a structure 
10. Much, much more!

CERT Basic Academy 

We do not currently have a next Basic Academy Scheduled. Check back for updates. If you have any questions feel free to email Gannon.Engkvist@gfcounty.org