- 2018 CERT Training Calendar Cancelled -
Due to a deficiency in attendance the remainder of the CERT training classes have been cancelled for 2018. Applications will remain on file and applicants will be notified of time and dates of Spring 2019 Community Emergency Response Training. Thank you for your interest, we look forward to a better response in the Spring of 2019.
Do you know what to do when faced with an emergency? Do you feel helpless when disaster strikes?
Your assistance could be critical before, during, and after a natural or man-made disaster. ARE YOU PREPARED?
Emergency Response (CERT) and affiliated Citizen Corps training offers
information and skills that volunteer/disaster reserves teams can use to
their families, neighbors and communities to cope with the aftermath of
natural and man-made disasters. Official Austin County CERT teams
provide immediate assistance and direction in their community until
first responders can arrive.
The training program will cover areas such as:
· DISASTER PREPAREDNESS
· DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION
· DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS
· LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS
· DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY AND TEAM ORGANIZATION
· FIRST AID
· DISASTER SIMULATION (skills practice