The City of Brighton Office of Emergency Management will host its annual Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class September 16-17 and Sept. 23 in correlation with emergency preparedness month. The three-day class will be free to attend.
This three-day class is approximately 24 hours of hands-on training for individuals to learn more in-depth skills to be self-sufficient prior to, during, and after a disaster occurs. Individuals will learn skills in team building, disaster psychology, terrorism, fire safety, disaster medical, and light search and rescue. This class will end with a simulated disaster exercise to allow participants to put their newly-acquired skills to use. Upon completion of all units and participation in the exercise, attendees will receive a backpack with initial supplies to get them started with their individual planning efforts.
Saturday, Sept. 16:
Disaster Medical 1&2
Sunday, Sept. 17:
Fire Safety and Utility
Light Search & Rescue
Saturday, Sept. 23:
To register, please send an e-mail to email@example.com, and someone will contact you. Please include the following registration information: your name, home address, phone number, and e-mail address. Attendees must complete all training units of the course and exercise to receive the backpack.