Spring 2015 Class Schedule

CERT

CERT Basic Training - 20 Hour Course

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For an overview of the CERT Basic Training course, we encourage all students to take this online tutorial:
IS-317 Introduction to CERT


Tuesday Series
- 6:00PM-9:30PM at the IBEW Hall, 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez
March 24 Module 1 Emergency Preparedness
April 7

Module 8 Terrorism and Hazardous Materials
Module 2 Fire Safety
April 14 Module 3 Medical Triage
April 21 Module 4 Emergency Medical
April 28 Module 5 Search and Rescue + Victim Extrication (Cribbing)
May 5



Module 6 ICS and CERT Organization
Module 7 Disaster Psychology
Module 9 Course Review, Final Exam, Disaster Simulation*
*Disaster Simultaion will be held on Saturday May 16th

Saturday Series
- 8:00AM-1:00PM at Martinez City Hall, 525 Henrietta Street, Martinez
April 11

Module 1 Emergency Preparedness
Module 2 Fire Safety
April 18

Module 3 Medical Triage
Module 4 Emergency Medical
April 25
Module 5 Search and Rescue + Victim Extrication (Cribbing)
May 2




Module 6 ICS and CERT Organization
Module 7 Disaster Psychology
Module 8 Terrorism and Hazardous Materials
Module 9 Course Review, Final Exam, Disaster Simulation*
*Disaster Simultaion will be held on Saturday May 16th

Skills Exercise - The course concludes with a joint Disaster Simulation with the Concord CERT on Saturday May 16, 7AM-2PM

Course Prerequisites: None



ICP Setup and Operations Workshop

Level 3 - Incident Command Post (ICP) Setup and Operations Workshop

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Saturday March 21st, 8AM-2PM, Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta Street


*This Advanced course is for experienced CERT Members and Area Coordinators.
Learn to implement typical components of a CERT Incident Command Post. Learn where CERT fits into the “big picture” and the relationships between various response organizations. Become more familiar with CERT Forms used in the ICP. Explore how the ICP supports CERT response.

*Course Prerequisites: CERT Level 2, IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800,
CERT Emergency Communications




Skills Review / Refresher

CERT Skills Review / Refresher

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED - JUST SHOW UP
Saturday May 9th, 8AM-2PM, Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta Street

Course Description: Review Triage, Emergency Medical, SAR, and Victim Extrication to refresh and enhance your skills:
- Review principles and process for sorting injured people into groups based on their need
- Recognize when immediate medical care is necessary, and respond
- Practice Search and Rescue techniques
- Use leveraging and cribbing to remove victims who are trapped by debris

Course Prerequisites: You must be a CERT graduate or currently enrolled in the CERT Basic Training class



Radio Communications

CERT Emergency Communications

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Tuesday May 12th, 6:00PM-9:30PM at the IBEW Hall, 1875 Arnold Drive, Martinez

Course Description: This course is for those want to learn how to properly operate FRS/GMRS radios for use in a CERT response. We will also cover the different features to look for in a radio. The goal is to encourage all CERT members to learn the skills needed for proper radio operations.

Course Prerequisites: You must be a CERT graduate or currently enrolled in the CERT Basic Training class