The UGA CERT program educates the campus community (faculty, staff and students) about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. This training allows the UGA CERT members the ability to assist in giving critical support to others in the event of a campus disaster.
Classes will include:
- Disaster Preparedness/Intro
- Disaster Medical
- CERT Organization
- Fire Safety
- Light Search & Rescue
- Terrorism & CERT
- Disaster Psychology and Radio Ops
- Final Exercise
Contact Pete Golden if you have questions about the UGA CERT program.
Many questions about the UGA CERT program can be answered with these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), but if you have additional questions, please call or email the Office of Emergency Preparedness at (706) 542-5845. What is UGA CERT? The intent of the UGA Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) program is to educate the University community (faculty, staff and students) about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the campus. Specifically, the program will provide training in basic disaster response skills. What are the benefits of participating in the program? Some benefits of participating in the program are: enhanced and consistent training; ...Read More