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Basic Training Spring

CERT Basic Training Schedule  -   REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED
Spring Basic Training will be held remotely via the Zoom platform.
Participants will need reliable internet access as a result of the need for online delivery. 
Thank you for your patience and understanding of the challenges and circumstances during these uncertain times. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. 


Thursday Friday Saturday Thursday Friday Saturday
April 22 April 23 April 24 May 6 May 7 May 8
5:30-8:30 pm 5:30-8:30 pm 8am - 5pm 5:30-8:30 pm 5:30-8:30 pm 8am - 5pm

Ashland CERTís Spring "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 a future opportunity to participate in the sought-after CERT training in 2021. Participants must attend each session in full including four evenings and two day sessions. 

Step 1: Complete the required FEMA Intro Course. 
Step 2: Download, fill and return the Basic Training Registration Document 10 days prior to class start

See the Basic Training Flyer | See the Basic Training Course Summary

Training consists of more than 25 hours of instruction over four evenings and two weekend days. Sessions culminating in a final simulated disaster exercise. NOTE: Students must attend and complete all training modules to complete the course. 


To be announced (Ashland).

For the final disaster simulation please dress for all weather and wear pants and boots or sturdy sneakers. The CERT office has basic protective equipment for you to wear if you do not bring your own (such as hard hat, safety vest, work gloves, goggles/sunglasses, and knee pads). You must wear PPE during the simulation for everyone's safety.  

Training Modules include:

- Disaster Preparedness
- Two-way Radio Communications 
- Fire Suppression Safety & Hazardous Materials 
- Disaster Medical Operations 
- Urban Search & Rescue
- CERT Organization & Incident Command System
- Disaster Psychology
- Terrorism Awareness
- Real-life Disaster Simulation

Next session: October - November 2021 

Download the Basic Training Registration Form

For more information about CERT Basic Training
contact Terri Stewart at 541-552-2226 or cert @


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