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      G317: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Course in Tampa


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      August 22, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM

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      G317: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Basic Course

      The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates individuals about disaster preparedness and trains and organizes teams of volunteers that can support their communities during disasters. The CERT Program offers training in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety and suppression, light search and rescue, triage and basic disaster medical operations. With proper CERT training, you can help protect your family, neighbors, and co-workers if a disaster occurs.To become a CERT member, one must complete the classroom training being offered to USF students, staff, and faculty for FREE. Training will occur over the course of three days, all participants must attend all three days of training to receive their FEMA CERT Basic Training Certificate. Benefits: • Learn life-saving skills! • Practice basic Search and Rescue methods!• Final Practical Disaster Exercise to practice skills!• Participate in HOSA competitions in CERT!  The Summer 2019 course will take place on the following dates (MUST ATTEND ALL DATES): Thursday, August 22nd from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Friday, August 23rd from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Saturday, August 24th from 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Registration is required and attendees must complete all three days of training for certification. Check out our website at www.usfcert.com for more opportunities to get involved before and after your CERT certification course. 

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