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CERT BASIC Course (CERT Basic Course)

This three day course will train students in the 20.5 hour standard basic CERT curriculum.   The citizenry of South Carolina will become more resilient by having residents trained in disaster preparedness. The class covers an exciting variety of topics that include disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue, CERT organization, disaster psychology and terrorism.   The class entails traditional classroom teaching and hands-on practicum.

 Target Audience: Candidates interested in gaining knowledge in disaster preparedness or those interested in taking the first step into the CERT program.

 Prerequisites:  IS-317 (Online CERT Course) FEMA IS Course 317; 

FEMA IS 100, 200, and 700 are recommended for participants.  

Date(s)  Fri. May 17, 2024 1730-2130 
Sat. May 18, 2024 0800-1630 
Sun. May 19, 2024 0800-1630 
Location Barnwell Public Library
40 Burr Street, Barnwell SC 29812 
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Handicap Accessibility No
WiFi Access  
Offered By South Carolina Emergency Management Division 
Primary Instructor TBD, To Be Determined 
Course Length Course Hours: 20.50 
Course Hours 20 
CEUs 0.00 
Award Credentials
Prerequisites FEMA IS 100, 200, and 700; IS 317 (Online CERT Course)
Equivalent Prerequisites
Maximum Participants 20
# Open Seats 20
# on Wait List 3

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