Basic Training Fall 2018


Fall 2018 CERT Basic Training Schedule

October 4, 5, 6, 18, 19, 20

Thursday Friday Saturday Thursday Friday Saturday
October 4 October 5 October 6 October 18 October 19 October 20
5:30-8:30 pm 5:30-8:00 pm 8:00am-4:00pm 5:30-8:30 pm 5:30-8:00 pm 8:00am-5:00pm

Ashland CERTís Fall "Intensive" Basic Training Course is offered FREE to residents of Jackson County interested in being prepared. The course is also required to establish volunteerism within CERT. There will be future opportunities to participate in the sought after CERT training in 2019. Participants must attend each session in full including four evenings and two day sessions. 

See the Basic Training Course Summary

See the Basic Training Flyer  |  Download the Registration Form

MOCK Victim Volunteer Registration Waiver

Training consists of more than 20 hours of instruction split into four evenings and two Saturdays to accommodate work schedules culminating in a final exercise. NOTE: Participants must attend and complete all training modules to complete the course.

Classes are held at Ashland Fire & Rescue Station 1 and the Ashland Public Works Facility

The final exercise consists of a hands-on simulation scenario. For the final exercise please dress for all weather and wear pants and sturdy shoes or boots. Bring work gloves, eye protection, and a flashlight. Let the CERT office know if you need to borrow something for the training.

Training modules include:
- Disaster Preparedness
- Two-way Radio Communications 
- Fire Suppression Safety & Hazardous Materials 
- Disaster Medical Operations 
- Urban Search & Rescue
- CERT Organization & ICS
- Disaster Psychology
- Terrorism Awareness
- Real-life Disaster Simulation


Download the Basic Training Registration Document

For more information about CERT Basic Training
contact the Community Preparedness Coordinator
541-552-2226 | cert @


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