Community Emergency Response Team

Community Emergency Response Team

January-March 2019 offering CERT training.

Location: MTC Fire Training Academy, MTC East Campus 5530 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard.

Classes run 6:00pm to 9:00pm each Monday night.

Monday, January 28 Unit 1 Disaster Preparedness

Monday, February 4 Unit 6 CERT Organization

Monday, February 11 Unit 3 Disaster Medical Operations

Monday, February 25 Unit 4 Disaster Medical operations continued

Monday, March 4 Unit 7 Disaster Psychology

Monday, March 11 Unit 8 Terrorism and CERT


Location: East Manatee Fire District, Headquarters Station. 3200 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard.

Class will run 8:00am -5pm with a lunch break. (Lunch on your own)

Remember to wear tough clothing and sturdy shoes/boots for the Training/Disaster simulations.

Saturday, March 16 Unit 2 Fire Safety and Utility Controls

Unit 5 Light Search and Rescue Operations

Final Written Examination


For more information, contact Henry Sheffield, 941.752.8100 x 2193 or