Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

When disaster strikes and you want to help, do you feel helpless and have questions like these - How can I help? Where do I go? Who do I report to? What do I wear? CERT teaches you how to prepare to be ready and answers all these questions.

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CERT Training

Training Pathway: Physical Response 

It is highly recommended (but not required) that volunteers desiring to complete Advanced training start with either Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) or Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT+) with Spiritual Enhancements

Course Time:  28 Hours (Held Over 7 Days)
Simulation:  Last Day of Course (Real-Life Like Simulation)
Cost:  $95.00*  / Scholarship pricing available
Pre-Requirements:   ICS-100 and ICS-700 FEMA Course (April 14, June 16, Oct 20)
Age Restrictions:  Min. age limit is 14 years of age (assisted by guardian)
Certification: Nationally Recognized Certification (complete all 7 days)
ADRN Training Level Advancement: RC Level 2**

*Regular Cost is $95 for all non-ADRN participants (those who have not attended ADRN Orientation). All badged ADRN Volunteers qualify to take this training at no cost.


Course Description

This 7 day, FEMA backed, nationally recognized course will equip and train you in the essentials of disaster preparedness for your local community, such as Fire Safety, Light Search & Rescue, Disaster Medical Operations & Psychology, Terrorism and Disaster Simulation. This is an excellent course and well worth the time invested in it! You will be able to use the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, to assist others in your neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help.  You must take all 7 days in order to receive certification. (RC Level 2*). Scholarship pricing available.


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**RC = Levels within ADRN's Volunteer Training Program

Note: Most courses listed require volunteers to login. Login access is provided to our volunteers after completion of ADRN’s Orientation and Preparedness course. Online registration and payment for classes in advance can prevent an additional $20 administrative fee added to payments received at the door.

 

 

 

2018 Dates and Locations

APRIL - REGISTER

Dates: April 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, & 28
Location: Riverbend Church
4214 Capital of Texas Highway
Austin, TX 78746

JUNE/JULY  

Dates: June 11, 14, 18, 21, 25, 28, & July 7
Location: TBD

OCT/NOV 

Dates: October 15, 18, 22, 25, 29, Nov 1 & Nov 3
Location: TBD