TRAINING · CERT training is offered monthly from January through November. The 2020 Training Plan describes sessions planned for the year.
· Other opportunities are available for volunteering and training. CERT participates in community events, sometimes to assist with traffic control, and other times to provide disaster preparedness information to the public, as well as education about the CERT program.
· Online training is also available through FEMA. Up to one-half the annual required training hours may be accumulated with online training. FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute offers Independent Study courses at http://training.fema.gov/is/.
· The state of North Carolina also provides emergency preparedness training at locations across the state. Courses are listed on the Training and Registration Management System (TERMS) at https://terms.ncem.org/TRS/home.do.