Polk CERT Monthly Training
Polk County CERT conducts monthly training classes to refresh and enhance the knowledge of our team members. These are highly interactive training sessions where you will have the opportunity to train alongside other members while developing your capabilities to respond effectively in a variety of emergency situations.
These monthly training sessions are open for community members to participate in. Bring your family members, neighbors and associates. Introduce them to CERT and emergency preparedness.
2019 TRAINING SCHEDULE
Saturday, January 26th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Sandbagging Operations
Saturday, February 9th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Water Rescue Ropes
Saturday, March 16th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Power and Electrical Risks in our Community
Saturday, April 20th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Advanced Splinting and Bandaging
Saturday, May 18th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Traffic Safety and Control
Saturday, June 8th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Foraging for Edible and Medicinal Plants
July – No training this month due to two CERT deployments
Saturday, August 17th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Sam Splint Presentation
Saturday, September 21, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Winter Weather Response Packing
Saturday, October 26th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Chain Saw / Sawyer Class
Saturday, November 16th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: NW Natural Gas Presentation
Saturday, December 14th, 10 AM – 12 Noon: Flood Water Response Safety