Community Training

COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS

Become a volunteer, be a part of an Organized Team Trained to Protect & Save Families and Communities to protect yourself from disasters; natural or man-made. To become a CERT member you must be at least 18 years of age.

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program helps train people to be better prepared to respond to emergency situations in their communities. Training consists of 20 hours of instruction over an eight week period. Classes are taught by emergency responders, including firefighters, emergency medical and law enforcement personnel from our community. Training will cover the following: Disaster Preparedness; Disaster Fire Suppression; Disaster Medical Operations Part I; Disaster Medical Part II; Light Search & Rescue Operations; Disaster Psychology & Team Organization; Terrorism; and a Disaster Simulation realistic to our campus community.

To become a volunteer on the Florham Campus, contact Assistant Director Department of Public Safety-  973-443-8891 or jv@fdu.edu