2171 Yarrington Rd Ste #300
2171 Yarrington Rd Ste #300
BECOME NATIONALLY CERT CERTIFIED
WITH THIS 24-HR COURSE!
Help yourself and your neighbors during an emergency. This course is intended to provide the knowledge and skills citizen volunteers need to effectively serve their community; the focus is on preparing for local emergencies and how to respond to them.
Class attendance and the Final/Practical must be attended along with taking an online test (done at your convenience), IS-317, scored through the FEMA website.
Follow these easy steps in order to register for this class:
*Click on the corresponding buttons to the left for easy access*
Submit Hays CERT application. Download the application, fill it out.
Email completed Hays CERT application to -
Sign up for an account on Preparing Texas http://www.preparingtexas.org/
Once there, click the “Create an Account” on the top/left hand side of the website. Once completed, you can then register for class – see Step 4.
Register for class at http://www.preparingtexas.org/ click the “Training Catalog” tab at the top of the page. On the “Classroom Catalog” form enter only the “Course#” G317 and click the search. Click “View Available Classes” and select the course to register.
*There will be a delay between registration and the acceptance, wait until you receive emails for both.
Register for an SID Number with FEMA at https://cdp.dhs.gov/femasid.
Save this number as you will need it later.
Here are a few tips on attending class:
Feel free to bring a snack and something to drink.
Lunch Break 1 hour – there are restaurants nearby or feel free to bring from home.
Wear comfortable clothing. The room temperature may vary.
You will be sitting in a classroom, actively moving around the room and be outside at different times.
Final/Practical Written Exam – Must be taken and submitted to Cert_Liaison@hayscountycert.com
Save this website; your final (IS-317: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams) as well as other emergency certification will be taken here.
Additional classes for CERT membership: IS-100.B, IS-200.B, IS-700.A and IS-800.B. These classes can be taken anytime during or after this course. Always forward completed certificates to Laurie Taylor, Cert_Liaison@hayscountycert.com
thank you for attending the basic cert certification class!
CERT Certification includes the topics below:
Disaster Preparedness / CERT Organization
Fire Safety & Utility Controls
Medical Operations Part 1
Medical Operations Part 2
CRASE and SRP (Standard Response Protocol)
Light Search and Rescue Operations
Terrorism and CERT
IS-317 - Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
IS-100.c - Introduction to the Incident Command System ICS 100
IS-200.c - Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response
IS-700.b - An Introduction to the National Incident Management System
IS-800.c - National Response Framework, an introduction
CERT Training from Ready.Gov
Varies year to year - Monthly
CPR (fee required)
CPR Renewal (fee required)
Stop the Bleed
Flood Aware (National Weather Service)
Swift Water Awareness Training (classroom only)