Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP)
When disaster strikes… it may be several days before emergency services arrive in your neighborhood. This FREE 3-hour training class is designed for individuals and families to be able to survive the first 72 hours following a disaster. This class includes information on types of disasters, home and work place preparedness, fire safety, treating life-threatening conditions, and how to build a disaster supplies kit.
Class Registration: Please click here if you would like more information about PEP classes being offered through Santa Clara County Fire Department
or call (408) 378-4010 / Email: email@example.com
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training
In the event of an area wide disaster, critical infrastructure and emergency services will be impacted. The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) academy trains residents to prepare for and respond to life-threatening events in their community. CERT members can mobilize neighborhood resources, deliver immediate assistance to victims, organize emergency communications and provide support to first responders.
CERT training academies are offered in the communities served by the Santa Clara County Fire Department and rotate throughout the year. Some of the skills taught include organizing resources, medical operations, basic search and rescue, how to use a fire extinguisher and damage assessment. This course is over a period of 3 weeks, normally two classes a week.
Class Registration ($35): Call (408) 378-4010 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
** The CERT Academy originally scheduled for March 9th has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for a new date!**
Hands Only CPR/AED and Choking Class
FREE 90 min class teaches you to perform compressions only CPR, utilize an AED, and help an adult or child who is choking. This class does not provide a 2-year certification. Instructors are County Fire Personnel.
Class Registration: Click here to register for this FREE class
Amateur Radio Classes and Licensing
Interested in becoming a part of the HAM amateur radio group? Everyone is welcome to take a licensing class. The Town of Los Altos Hills has an Emergency Communication Committee you could participate in to assist with Radio Communications in a disaster. There are many opportunities to take a class to become an amateur radio operator.
CLICK HERE to sign up for the next ” Ham Cram” in the area.
CLICK Here to search for upcoming HAM CRAM classes offered in the area .
Want even more opportunities to learn emergency preparedness? Click here to see what we have coming up. All classes will be posted on our website and available for sign ups on Eventbrite.com