Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) for Seniors
Be prepared for an emergency! Attend the Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) training sessions, for Lakeland senior residents (55+), at the Lakeland Senior Center, 4523 Canada Road, beginning Wednesday, September 12.
The CERT course provides participants with the training necessary for responding to disasters.
Classes are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. each Wednesday:
September 12 Introduction / Disaster Preparation
September 19 Fire Suppression
September 26 Disaster Medical
October 3 Search & Rescue
October 10 Hazardous Materials
October 17 Disaster Psychology
October 24 Terrorism
November 7 Search & Rescue Scenario
All 8 sessions must be attended to receive a certificate of completion.
Persons who can’t attend all the courses are encouraged to register and attend as many sessions as possible.
This training is for seniors over 55 years old and is open to all seniors within Shelby County. The maximum for the class is 30 students, so register now!
To register for classes, contact either Claude Talford at 867-5407, email@example.com, Joy Cloud at 867-5414, firstname.lastname@example.org; or, click here to apply over the internet.
This training is sponsored by the Assisi Foundation which provided the CERT trailer and significant technical assistance for emergency training.