The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program provides training to Beaufort County residents to increase self-sufficiency in a disaster. Participants learn skills that will enable them to provide emergency assistance to their families and neighbors.
CERT classes are free of charge. The next series will start Tuesday, August 1. Classes will be held at the Technical College of the Lowcountry campus in Bluffton at 100 Community College Drive in room 125.
The course is taught in four class sessions from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and one Saturday exercise class from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.:
Tuesday, August 1 – Personal Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation
Thursday, August 3 – Disaster Medical I
Tuesday, August 8 – Disaster Psychology/Terrorism Response
Thursday, August 10 – Disaster Medical II / CERT Organization
Saturday, August 12 – Fire Suppression /Disaster Search Techniques & Exercise
For more information or to register, contact Major David Zeoli at (843) 812-8035 or email firstname.lastname@example.org or Kris Legge at (843) 263-2783.