The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Class is set to return this November, offering invaluable training in basic emergency response skills. Taught by San Gabriel Fire Engineer Takahiro Suzuki and local firefighters, the CERT training program prepares local communities for disasters. When a widespread disaster such as a large-scale earthquake happens, CERT members are an essential resource for the community when the fire department and other first responders become overwhelmed during the initial response stage. This free, in-person course is designed to equip participants with the skills to help their families and communities during disasters.
The course takes place over three days and combines hands-on classes and classroom training, covering:
Interested participants who want to become CERT-trained should register by November 1. Contact Taka Suzuki at firstname.lastname@example.org or (626) 308-2880 to sign up.