Register for the upcoming CERT initial training course sponsored by the Cobb County Emergency Management Agency. This program provides an opportunity for Cobb County citizens to gain knowledge about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their areas and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhoods or workplaces following events when professional responders are not immediately available to help. Interested Cobb County citizens should be at least 16 years of age and either live, work, or worship in Cobb County.
Classes will be held at the Cobb County Emergency Operations Center (140 North Marietta Parkway, Marietta, GA 30060). The schedule for the course will be:
Class Dates & Times:
January 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 21st
23rd, and 28th
Classes meet every Tuesday & Thursday for 7 sessions
For an application, email Kimberly Schneider at Kimberly.Schneider@cobbcounty.org.
The deadline to submit this application packet is no later than 5pm on Friday, January 3, 2014.