CERT Class Detail

20-Hour CERT Class; Sept. 13-15, 2024


Friday, Sept. 13 from 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Saturday, Sept. 14 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, Sept. 15 from 8:00am - 5:00pm
You must attend all 3 classes to graduate

Location: TBD
Instructor: TBD

Class Description

Disaster Preparedness & Terrorism
Learn what threats Huntington Beach Residents face; how the City will respond in a disaster and how you can get your home, family, neighborhood, school and/or business prepared to respond to emergencies.

Disaster First Aid (Medical Ops I & II)
Learn creative first aid solutions to common injuries resulting from an earthquake or other disasters, and the ABC's of disaster first aid.  Additional topics include splints, slings, treating burns, impaled objects & shock.  Learn how to triage disaster victims.

Lights Search & Rescue/Fire Suppression
Learn how to do a safety size-up, lift 1000+ pounds using simple leverage techniques, properly search for trapped survivors, shore up an unsafe structure & safely move the injured.  Learn to use a fire extinguisher & put out a live fire, fire safety & prevention, how to shut off utilities & secure items that may cause injuries in an earthquake.  Finish the class with a disaster drill that will test your newly acquired skills.

Anyone 17 and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Please register online at the link below; contact Carol Burtis @ 714-536-5979 or [email protected] if you have any questions.


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Contact Information

City of Huntington Beach
Fire Department
2000 Main Street
Huntington Beach, CA
Phone: (714) 536-5411
Fax: (714) 374-1551

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