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LONGMONT CERT Basic Training Class - Start Date August 20, 2019

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 1:00 AM

Longmont Department of Public SafetyOffice of Emergency Management CERT program The City of Longmont Community Emergency Response Team will be holding its annual CERT Basic Training Tuesday Nights August 20, 2019 to October 15, 2019 at LifeBridge Church 10345 Ute Hwy, Longmont, CO 80504   CERT Training empowers community members to assist themselves, their families, neighbors, and community before, during, and after disasters.   This Basic course will include the components necessary to get you started and capable of performing basic CERT functions.   Schedule and Course Summary: Unit 1: Intro/ Disaster Preparedness - August 20, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 2: Fire Safety and Utility Controls – August 27, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm No Class - Labor Day September 3, 2019 Unit 3: Disaster Medical Operations Part I – September 10, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 4: Disaster Medical Operations Part II – September 17, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 5: Light Search and Rescue Operations – September 24, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 6: CERT Organization – October 1, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 7: Disaster Psychology & Unit 8: Terrorism and CERT – October 8, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Unit 9: Course Review, Final Exam Graduation Disaster Simulation Exercise: TBD   It is preferred that students take IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams to prepare for the class. *NOTE* This class must have at least 15 people registered in order to take place REGISTRATION ENDS ON August 16, 2019 AT 12PM noon or if the class reaches capacity.   Students must complete a photo release and a liability waiver in order to participate. Forms must be submitted by the end of the first night of class.  There are 25 seats available for this class. All students must be 18 years of age or older, and preference will be given to individuals who live and work in Longmont, CO. You must attend all sessions in order to complete the certification. However, if you can not make one class you may attend the missed class in the next class cycle (to be announced at a later date).  Please email (oem@longmontcolorado.gov) to make notification of which sessions you will not be able to attend. All attendees are requested to arrive early and be prepared to start class promptly at 6:00pm.  If the class exceeds 25 registrants, Eventbrite will run a waitlist and you will be notified if a seat becomes available.  For additional information or questions regarding this class, please email oem@longmontcolorado.gov.

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