CERT Classes for 2023 ***New dates available***
Learn how to prepare for the unexpected by taking the FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training from the Shelby County Office of Preparedness. CERT students learn life-saving skills; gain a new confidence that they will know what do before, during and after a disaster. And be able to assist family, neighbors, and co-workers until the professional rescuers arrive on the scene.
CERT training is presented through lectures, videos, and hands-on exercises to teach students what to do before, during, and after a disaster.
- fire suppression (extinguishing a small fire with an ABC fire extinguisher)
- disaster psychology
- medical triage and first aid
- hazardous materials
- disaster preparation (learn how to create a “go kit” for home, work, and auto)
- light search and rescue This is a 16 hour course taught over 2 days. Students must attend both Saturdays to obtain a certificate.
Location: Shelby County Office of Preparedness, 1075 Mullins Station Road, Building C, CERT Classroom, Memphis, TN 38134.
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Age Limits: 18 years of age, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian
Class Dates *Both dates in the set are required. Please only choose one set of dates*
February 18th and 25th: Sign Up Here!
April 15th and 22th: Sign Up Here!
June 3 & 10th: Sign Up Here!
September 16 and 23rd: Sign Up Here!