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C.E.R.T. Emergency Preparedness Class
Target Ages: Parents and Teens (13+)
Min/Max Students: 6/30
Class Times: Friday 10:00 – 11:55 (2 hrs.)
Class Dates: Sept. 6 – Dec. 6 (13 weeks; no class Dec. 13)
Cost: $200 for students/$50 for parents. Fee for class goes toward medical practice supplies, fire and safety supplies, and many other practice materials.
Description: C.E.R.T. Class - This stands for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). I am a CERT GEMA certified Instructor. CERT educates individuals about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT volunteers can assist others in their community following a disaster when professional responders are not immediately available to help.
•This is a GEMA/FEMA class that is resume-able and can look good on a high school transcript.
•Includes a certificate with an ID# from Cobb County upon completion.
•Credits can be applied in the area of a 4th science Emergency and Disaster Preparedness 25.56400 ,
•Or elective: First Aid and Safety 17.011300 , Community Service Learning 70.04100 ,
•and satisfies the Boy Scout requirements for the Emergency Preparedness Merit Badge .
Materials: $10 manual or free online digital version, and notebook and pen
Homework: Homework is heavier in the first few weeks, but is mostly organizing and gathering own materials at home and family discussions. Very little written homework.