Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) – FREE 20-hour training – New Jersey [#CamdenCounty #CERT #FREETraining] 03/08
As many Americans have become increasingly interested in disaster preparedness and response skills in the wake of extreme weather and other natural events in the US and around the world, the Camden County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will once again offer a FREE, 20-hour training curriculum to prepare interested Camden County residents to help protect themselves, their family, and their community during a disaster in New Jersey.
The training is comprised of both practical exercises and classroom instruction and includes recognizing types of hazards, disaster medical operations,fire safety, fight search and rescue, lift and carries, debris removal techniques, and door breaching.
The training sessions will be held on Friday, March 6, from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M., Saturday, March 7, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., and Sunday, March 8, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.
Sessions are held at the Charles P. Dougherty Sr. Center located at 508 Lambert Avenue in Mount Ephraim.
Once initial training is completed, you will be eligible for additional skills training throughout the year.
Pre-registration is required in order to participate.
If you are under the age of 18, you must also receive parent/guardian permission to attend.
If you are interested in training and joining the CERT Team, you can register by emailing cert AT camdencodps.org no later than Monday, March 1, 2020.
County Offers FREE Disaster Preparedness Training:
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