Disaster Preparedness Training

Wilton CERT offers FREE annual Disaster Preparedness Training. Citizens are invited to become trained to help family, friends and neighbors in the event of an emergency or disaster. CERT instructors, certified by the Connecticut Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security along with other instructors from Police, Fire and EMS, assist in the training. The initial training is conducted over 20 hours and includes:

*Disaster Preparedness *Disaster Medical Operations *CERT Organization *Fire Safety *Search and Rescue *Disaster Psychology *Terrorism

Upon completion interested participants may become members of Wilton CERT.

Our next Disaster Preparedness Training will be held during the month of February, 2021 and will be held virtually via Zoom. The schedule will be as follows:

  • Unit 1 - Welcome/Disaster Preparedness Tuesday, Feb 2nd 7pm - 9pm

  • Units 1 & 2 - Disaster Prep/CERT Organization Thursday, Feb 4th 7pm - 9pm

  • Unit 3 - Disaster Medical Operations 1 Tuesday, Feb 9th 7pm - 9pm Presented by the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps

  • Units 3 & 4 - Med Ops 1 / Medical Operations 2 Thursday, Feb 11th 7pm - 9pm Presented by the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps

  • Unit 6 - Fire Safety Thursday, Feb 16th 7pm - 9pm Presented by the Wilton Fire Department

  • Units 6 & 7 - Fire Safety/Light Search & Rescue Tuesday, Feb 18th 7pm - 9pm Presented by the Wilton Fire Department

  • Units 8 & 5 - Terrorism/Disaster Psychology Tuesday, Feb 23rd 7pm - 9pm Presented by the Wilton Police Department and Bonnie Rumilly, LCSW

  • Unit 9 - Animals/Review/Exam Thursday, Feb 25th 7pm - 9pm

To sign up for the upcoming training classes, Please Click Here

**Please note, you must be able to attend at least 6 of the 8 sessions, in order to qualify for application to Wilton CERT**

Check out this video to see the types of things you will learn during this class:

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