Spring Basic Training 2023
Below, is the Spring Basic Training schedule:
Training is broken up into numerous modules over two weeks including
May 11,12,13,18,19, 20. See specific times below:
|Thursday, May 11
|Friday, May 12
|Saturday, May 13
|Thursday May 18
|Friday, May 19
|Saturday, May 20
Training consists of more than 25 hours of instruction split into smaller modules culminating in a final exercise. NOTE: Participants must attend and complete all training modules in full to become certified.
Ashland CERT’s Basic Training Course is offered twice annually and is FREE to residents of Ashland and the surrounding area who are interested in being prepared for disaster. Course completion is required for anyone seeking to establish volunteerism within CERT.
Step 1: Complete the required FEMA Intro Course (click here for link).
Step 2: Fill out registration form at Fire Station #1 455 Siskiyou Blvd Ashland, OR.
See the Basic Training Course Summary | Stay Tuned for the next Basic Training Flyer
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:
- CERT Organization & ICS
- Disaster Medical Operations
- Disaster Preparedness
- Disaster Psychology
- Fire Suppression Safety & Hazardous Materials
- Urban Search & Rescue
- Terrorism Awareness
- Two-way Radio Communications
- Real-life Disaster Simulation
For more information about CERT Basic Training
contact Program Coordinator
541-552-2226 | cert @ ashland.or.us