Monthly Training

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.


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