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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The CERT Program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergencies in their community during times of disaster. Participants receive training in the following areas:
The Burleson Fire Marshal’s office will be hosting CERT (Community Emergency Response Team) training in the Spring of 2020. All classes, except possibly the final class, will be hosted at Burleson Fire Station #1, 828 S.W. Alsbury Blvd.
Students will learn how to manage utilities and put out small fires; open airways, control bleeding, and treat for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely; organize as a
You do not have to join the team to go through training. Classes are open to citizens of Burleson, or employees of a Burleson business, who are at least 18 years old. The City will do a background check of all CERT applicants.
Spring 2020 Schedule
|6 - 6:45 p.m.
|6:45 - 8 p.m.||Unit 1: Disaster Preparation|
|8:15 - 9 p.m.||Unit 2: Disaster Psychology
|6 - 6:45 p.m.
||Unit 3: CERT Organization|
|6:45 - 7:15 p.m.
||Unit 4: CERT Documentation|
|7:30 - 9 p.m.||Unit 5: Light Search and Rescue|
|6 - 7:30 p.m.||Unit 6: Disaster Medical Operations|
|7:30 - 9:30 p.m.||Unit 7: Disaster Medical Operations|
|6 - 7:30 p.m.||Unit 8: Fire Safety|
|7:30 - 9:30 p.m.||Unit 9: Terrorism and CERT|
|9 a.m. - 1 p.m.||Unit 10: Course Review/Disaster Simulation/Final Exam|