CERT Training and Registration

2020 - Benton County CERT Basic Training Courses

GOOD NEWS!  In order to accommodate more people, we are now offering two separate courses with a combined final exercise. 

COURSE NO:  20-001A  (Night Class)
DATES/TIMES:  Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm:   January 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19, 26
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COURSE NO:  20-001B  (Weekend Class)
DATES/TIMES:   Feb. 28, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Feb. 29 & March 7, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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FINAL EXERCISE FOR BOTH COURSES: Saturday, March 14, 8:00 am - ~1:30 pm

UNITS:
Unit 1 - Disaster Preparedness
Unit 2 - Fire Safety and Utility Controls
Unit 3 - Disaster Medical Operations — Part 1
Unit 4 - Disaster Medical Operations — Part 2
Unit 5 - Light Search and Rescue Operations
Unit 6 - CERT Organization 
Unit 7 - Disaster Psychology / Communications
Unit 8 - Terrorism and Comms Ex
Unit 9 - Course Review, Final Exam, and Disaster Simulation

LOCATION:  Classes will be held at  the Corvallis Fire Training Center, 1275 NE Third St. Once you are registered specific information will be provided.

REQUIREMENTS:  To receive your CERT Basic Certificate you are required to attend all of the training classes. Each CERT training class builds upon the previous session. 

COST:  There is no cost to you to attend this program. Course and activity materials will be provided, however, you will be notified if you will need to bring your own binder.

UPCOMING Courses:  We have 3 more courses scheduled for 2020.  Registration forms and specifics will be posted at a later date.
1)  June 30th - August 1st - Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-5:00 pm - Saturday 8/1 Final exercise
2)  September 9th - November 14 - Wednesday nights 6:00 - 9:00 pm - Saturday 11/14 Final exercise
3)  November 6th - November 14 -  Friday 6-9pm, Sat & Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Saturday 11/14 Final exercise

Questions?

If you have questions about registering for a CERT course, send an email to cert@co.benton.or.us