The Battle Creek Police Department, Office of Emergency Services is offering Free CERT training.

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates individuals about disaster preparedness and trains and organizes teams of volunteers that can support their communities during disasters. The CERT Program offers training in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, and disaster medical operations. With proper CERT training, you can help protect your family, neighbors, and co-workers if a disaster occurs. The role of a CERT volunteer is to help others until trained emergency personnel arrive.

To become a CERT volunteer, one must complete the all of the classroom training.

This is a FREE 3 day course!

Dates:

Friday, October 9th - from 6-10pm*

Saturday, October 10th - from 9-5pm*

Saturday, October 17th - from 9-5pm*

*Must attend all classes to receive Certification

Location:
Department of Public Works. 150 S. Kendall Street, Battle Creek

Learn How to:

• Identify & anticipate hazards
• Reduce fire hazards
• Extinguish small fires
• Assist emergency responders
• Conduct light search & rescue
• Set up medical treatment areas
• Apply basic medical techniques
• Reduce survivor stress

Register at: WWW.BCESMI.ORG