The updated CERT Basic Training is here! It features a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, updated Terrorism and CERT section, and new hazard-specific annexes. Find the new curriculum materials online and order free copies from the FEMA publications warehouse beginning January 8, 2020.
The CERT Basic Training includes research-validated guidance for CERT programs to teach members what to do before, during, and after the hazards their communities may face. The materials in the training include:
- instructor guides;
- participant manuals;
- hazard annex slide decks
- FEMA Independent Study IS-317: Introduction to CERT can be taken online before or during training.
CERT members in leadership positions are encouraged to take the CERT Train-the-Trainer and Program Manager Courses. Find more information through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and signup for course offerings too.
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