Fall 2017 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

September 12

Module 1 Emergency Preparedness

September 19


Module 2 Fire Safety
Module 8 Hazardous Materials
Module 6 ICS and CERT Organization

September 26

Module 3 Medical Triage

October 3

Module 4 Emergency Medical

October 10

Module 5 Search and Rescue + Victim Extrication (Cribbing)
Module 8 Terrorism

October 17

Module 7 Disaster Psychology
Module 9 Course Review, Final Exam, Disaster Simulation*

*Disaster Simulation Exercise will be held on Saturday October 28th


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

September 16


Module 1 Emergency Preparedness
Module 2 Fire Safety
Module 8 Hazardous Materials

September 23

Module 3 Medical Triage
Module 4 Emergency Medical

September 30

Module 5 Search and Rescue + Victim Extrication (Cribbing)
Module 7 Disaster Psychology

October 7


Module 6 ICS and CERT Organization
Module 8 Terrorism
Module 9 Course Review, Final Exam, Disaster Simulation*

*Disaster Simulation Exercise will be held on Saturday October 28th


Skills Exercise - The course concludes with a joint Disaster Simulation Exercise on Saturday October 28th, 7AM-2PM.

Course Prerequisites: None



Continuing Education Class Schedule

Radio Communications

CERT Emergency Communications

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Saturday October 14th, 8AM-12PM, Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta Street

CERT Emergency Communications Training is for CERT graduates (and those currently enrolled in the Basic Training class) who want to learn how to properly operate FRS/GMRS radios for use in a drill or disaster response. The goal is to encourage all CERT members to learn the skills needed for proper radio operations.



Radio Communications

Radio Communications - Fundamentals of Net Control

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Saturday October 14th, 1PM-5PM, Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta Street

Fundamentals of Net Control is an Intermediate-Level class for radio operators who want to learn how to properly run a radio net during a drill, emergency response, or a routine practice net. This class is applicable to all forms of radio communications, including Amateur Radio and FRS/GMRS radio nets.

Course Prerequisites: CERT Emergency Communications or equivalent



ICP Setup and Operations Workshop

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

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Saturday November 18th, 8AM-2PM, Martinez City Council Chambers, 525 Henrietta Street

*This is an Advanced course for experienced Level 2 CERT members and District 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, FEMA IS-100, 200, 700, 800, CERT Emergency Communications