Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams
, IS-317, is an independent study course that serves as an introduction to CERT for those wanting to complete training or as a refresher for current team members.
It has six modules with topics that include an Introduction to CERT, Fire Safety, Hazardous Material and Terrorist Incidents, Disaster Medical Operations, and Search and Rescue. It takes between six and eight hours to complete the course. Those successfully finishing it will receive a certification of completion and .8 CEU's from the Independent Study Office.
The IS-317 can be taken by anyone interested in CERT. However, to become a CERT volunteer, one must complete the classroom training offered by the West Valley City Fire Department.
View more information about the
or contact one of the following:
Robin Jacks, West Valley City Fire Prevention Department, (801) 963-3336
practical course and certification
online tutorial or to begin the online course
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City Hall • 3600 South Constitution Blvd.
West Valley City, Utah 84119 • Ph: (801) 966-3600
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