Oxnard’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

                       

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

(Class 19-2) 

April 11 – May 18, 2019

 

The Oxnard Fire Department is excited to offer the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training series beginning April 11th, 2019. The training is focused on how to be self-sufficient during a disaster.  At the completion of the 6 classes participants will have the opportunity to use their skills and training and participate in a full scale disaster exercise.  No special skills or training are needed. Oxnard CERT training is provided free of charge but participants must be able to attend all six classes and the disaster exercise to receive credit and a CERT Certificate.  Classes 1 through 6 will be held on Thursdays from 6 – 9 p.m., the final disaster exercise will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Class size is limited and offered on a first come first served basis. Dates and locations as follows:

 

Class 1 – Thursday, April 11 – Session #1: Disaster Preparedness
Learn about disasters and their impact on the community; personal preparedness; emergency kits.

(Presented at Oxnard Fire Department Headquarters, 360 West Second Street)

Class 2 – Thursday, April 18 – Session #3: Disaster Medical Operations Part 1

Triage, head to toe assessments, establishing a treatment site and simple first aid procedures.

(Presented at Oxnard Fire Department Headquarters, 360 West Second Street)

 

Class 3 – Thursday, April 25 – Session #2: Disaster Fire Suppression

Fire chemistry, hazards, and hands-on training in fire extinguisher use.
(Presented at Fire Station 1 – 491 South “K” Street, Oxnard)

Class 4 – Thursday, May 2 – Session # 4:  Disaster Medical Operations Part 2

First aid treatment strategies, establishing a treatment site and continuation of Session #3 topics

(Presented at Oxnard Fire Department Headquarters, 360 West Second Street)

Class 5 – Thursday, May 9 – Session #5: Light Search and Rescue

Rescuer safety, search patterns, lifting and cribbing techniques.

(Presented at Fire Station 1 – 491 South “K” Street, Oxnard)

 

Class 6 – Thursday, May 16 – Session #6: Disaster Psychology /Terrorism

Terrorism awareness and disaster psychology for the rescuer.
(Presented at Oxnard Fire Department Headquarters, 360 West Second Street)

FINAL EXERCISE – Saturday, May 18 (8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)

Disaster simulation with YOU as the rescuer!

(Wear comfortable clothes and closed toed sturdy shoes – bring jacket, water and snacks)

(Presented at Fire Station 1 – 491 South “K” Street, Oxnard)

 

For additional information or to register for this training please e-mail Scott Brewer at [email protected]

Oxnard Fire Department


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One Response to Oxnard’s Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

  1. William Hicks March 12, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Good for yourself
    Good for your Family
    Good fryer community

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