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Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Level I

This award is not eligible for Financial Aid

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Level I provides basic training for participation on a CERT in accordance with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).


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Field of Interest: 
Behavioral Science and Human Services
Academic Plan Code: 
Total credits required: 
Effective term: 
2020 Fall
Academic Plan: 
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Level I (CER)

Students must earn a grade of C or better in all courses within the program.
This program is not eligible for Title IV Federal Financial Aid.

Required courses
Course #Course TitleCredits
AJS/FSC115Community Emergency Response Team (CERT): Level I1.5
  • Explain the functions of Community Emergency Response Teams and their role in emergency response. (AJS/FSC115)
  • Demonstrate basic principles associated with and techniques used by Community Emergency Response Teams. (AJS/FSC115)
  • Explain and illustrate Community Emergency Response Teams organization, decision-making, and documentation requirements. (AJS/FSC115)

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