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Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)

The purpose of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is to provide basic training to improve community self reliance in the event of a major disaster. During recent major disasters across the world, it has become evident that people are often on their own for up to several days until outside assistance arrives.

The Layton City CERT course includes 24 hours of basic training in the areas of disaster awareness, CERT team organization, fire suppression, disaster first-aid, search and rescue, disaster psychology and terrorism awareness. The course concludes with a simulated mock disaster where participants apply the skills learned in the course. The CERT course is usually taught one night a week (3 hours) for eight weeks. Cost of the entire course is $25 and includes a comprehensive manual, CERT helmet, safety glasses, gloves and some basic first aid supplies. To view scheduled CERT courses, please see the CERT Course Schedule below. For more information, please call (801) 336-3940.

Prior CERT students who have completed their training and would like to 'REFRESH' their skills, are encouraged and welcome to attend of the training sessions. Prior CERT students who have not completed the 9 units of training, are encouraged and welcome to make-up the units they missed in order to receive their certificate of completion. There is no cost for refresher or make-up training and no need to register.

Open CERT Courses
There are currently no CERT courses available for registration

CERT Courses In Progress
Fall Evening Course 437 N. Wasatch Drive Registration Ends On: Nov 12, 2019
Class Dates: Oct 10, 2019 to Nov 23, 2019
Unit One: Oct 10, 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Unit Two: Oct 17, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Unit Three: Oct 24, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Unit Four: Nov 07, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Unit Five: Nov 14, 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Unit Six: Oct 10, 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Unit Seven: Nov 21, 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Unit Eight: Nov 21, 06:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Unit Nine: Nov 23, 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Online Winter CERT Course 2019 437 North Wasatch Drive, Layton Registration Ends On: Jan 16, 2020
Class Dates: Jan 16, 2020 to Jan 25, 2020
Unit One: Jan 16, 06:30 PM - 06:58 PM
Unit Two: Jan 25, 09:00 AM - 07:09 PM
Unit Three: Jan 16, 07:00 PM - 07:38 PM
Unit Four: Jan 18, 09:00 AM - 08:58 PM
Unit Five: Jan 18, 12:30 PM - 08:58 PM
Unit Six: Jan 18, 03:00 PM - 08:24 PM
Unit Seven: Jan 16, 08:15 PM - 06:47 PM
Unit Eight: Jan 16, 08:45 PM - 07:01 PM
Unit Nine: Jan 25, 10:30 AM - 10:58 AM

Or you can register for a CERT Course either by downloading the CERT Course Registration Materials or Click Here to register for Online Classes. Mail the completed forms and $25 (checks made payable to Layton City) to:

Layton City
Attn: Finance
437 N. Wasatch Dr.
Layton, UT 84041

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