Want To Learn About Emergency Services? CERT Training Starts Sept. 15th

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Event:
Want To Learn About Emergency Services? CERT Training Starts Sept. 15th
Date:
September 15, 2011
Category:
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Updated:
August 31, 2011
Venue:
CERT Training at SeaTac City Hall
Phone:
(206) 973-4917
Address:
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4800 S. 188 St., SeaTac, WA, 98188, United States

Citizen Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is intended to teach residents, community organizations or workplaces the basics of preparation and response skills between emergency services and the people they serve, and the next training session starts Thursday, Sept. 15th.

Class times run Thursday evenings from 6 p.m to 9 p.m. from Sept. 15 through Oct. 29th, and the next CERT training will begin Thursday, Sept. 15th at SeaTac City Hall, located at 4800 S. 188th Street.

Training sessions are held twice a year in the spring and fall, and require approximately 20 hours to complete. There is a minimal fee for tools supplied to students, enabling them to build their own emergency response kit.

For more information or to register, contact Community Service Officer Mechee Burnett at (206) 973-4917 or fill out an application (PDF file) and mail it to:

SeaTac Police Services
RE: CERT Training
4800 S. 188 St.
SeaTac, WA 98188

Here’s more info:

CERT Classes
The training is a Citizen Corp and FEMA supported curriculum and promotes a partnering effort between emergency services and the people they serve.The goal is for emergency personnel to train members of neighborhoods, community organizations, or workplaces in basic preparation and response skills. CERT members are then integrated into the emergency response capability for their area.

Contact Us
For more information or to register for CERT, contact Community Service Officer Mechee Burnett at (206) 973-4917 or fill out an application and mail it to:

SeaTac Police Services
RE: CERT Training
4800 S. 188 St.
SeaTac, WA 98188

Training Sessions
The training sessions are held twice a year in the spring and fall. The sessions require approximately 20 hours to complete. There is a minimal fee for tools supplied to students, enabling them to build their own emergency response kit.

The next CERT training will begin September 15, 2011 (Schedule of classes)

SeaTac City Hall
4800 S 188th Street
SeaTac, Washington

Training Topics
Training is designed to cover the following:

  • Disaster preparedness
  • Fire safety
  • Disaster medical operations
  • Triage
  • Treating life threatening injuries
  • Assessment, treatment, and hygiene
  • Light search and rescue
  • Team organization
  • Disaster psychology
  • Terrorism and CERT
  • Practical final exercise