Dates: 27 Jun to 30 Jun 2018
Scope: Maximum of 15 students
Training location: Westover ARB, Building 3103
Course Description: The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, which allows them to focus on more complex tasks. Through CERT, the capabilities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters is built and enhanced.
Lodging: Flyers Inn, Westover ARB. 1-413-557-2700, when making reservation ensure you state you are with the Civil Air Patrol.
Meals: At your own expense, all rooms have a refrigerator, storage space and microwave. There are several local and franchise establishments 2 miles off base.
Prerequisites: GES, OPSEC, Commander Approval.
Registration cost: $20
Equipment list: laptop/iPad