North Santa Rosa

Community Emergency Response Team Training Offered

Navarre CERT will host a Community Emergency Response Team training March 8-10 and March 15-17 at Holley-Navarre Fire District’s Station #1 located at 8618 Esplanade Street in Navarre. Topics will include first aid, disaster psychology, fire prevention and basic firefighting techniques,disaster preparedness, fire safety, disaster medical operations, light search and rescue and terrorism.Adults, and teens 14-17 years old, are encouraged to take advantage of this free training that will certify participants as CERT members and allow them to join current teams or form new teams in their own community. All who complete the course will receive a certificate of completion and a backpack containing a CERT vest and other safety equipment.CERT is an official emergency preparedness program of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

Participants are required to attend all six classes to successfully complete the course:

  • Friday, March 8 from 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 9 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 10 from 1-5 p.m.
  • Friday, March 15  from 6-9 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 17 from 1-4 p.m.

Attendance at all six sessions is required to become certified and pre-registration is required. Prior to the start of training, participants must take the free online FEMA Independent Study course IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams  For more information about CERT or to register for the course go to, send e-mail, or contact Mike Sandler at (850) 939-6973

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