CERT Training Fall 2019

In the event of a natural disaster, it could take several days for public safety personnel to respond to individual homes, making it important to learn emergency basics so you can be as self-sufficient as possible. Get prepared by enrolling in the West Jordan Fire Department's two-day (12-hour) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. This CERT course is for individuals (age 18 and over) who live, work or own businesses in West Jordan who would like to be trained on what to do in case of natural disaster or other emergency.

 

The course requires completion of an online course prior to attending the hands-on class. The hands-on portion is taught by West Jordan firefighters and other local professionals. You will learn about Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Medical, Fire Suppression, and Search and Rescue. The online self-study portion takes about 6 hours to complete. You must complete both the two-day hands-on class as well as the online course in order to receive certification. Class size is limited to 18 students who are selected on a first-come, first-serve basis according to completion of full registration and payment. If the minimum number of 9 students is not met, the class will be postponed until the next course. Classes are typically offered twice a year, in spring and fall.

To Sign Up –  Fill out the form below and pay your fee as directed.


The cost for the course is $35. To pay for the class and receive your materials, bring in a $35 non-refundable deposit (cash or check) to Fire Station #53, 7602 S Jordan Landing Blvd, between the hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday. You will receive a manual and instructions for completing the online portion.

 

If you cannot register in person, please send a check to following address and arrangements will be made to get your manual and instructions to you. 

 

Fire Station #53

Attention: CERT – Administrative Assistant

7602 S Jordan Landing Blvd.

West Jordan, UT 84084

 

Unfortunately, there is no online payment option yet, however, you can call the West Jordan Finance Department 801-569-5020 to pay with a credit card over the phone. You will need to provide proof of payment either in person to the Fire Station or email the receipt to certwjfd@westjordan.utah.gov in order to receive the manual and online course instructions.

 

Questions? Please email certwjfd@westjordan.utah.gov or call 801-260-7315.

 

 

CERT Training Signup Form
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Are you or have you ever held an employee, elected or volunteer position with the City?
Are you or have you ever held an employee, elected or volunteer position with the city?

I am aware that attending CERT training is a voluntary opportunity to learn more about emergency preparedness, that I must be at least 18 years old and live or work in West Jordan, that I commit to make my best effort to attend. I understand that if I am an employee, elected official, or City volunteer, there is no additional compensation for my volunteer attendance as a participant. I also understand there are hands-on activities that may require me to exert some physical effort, and hold the City harmless for my actions that are outside the direction and scope of the class or directions given by the instructors. I also understand that West Jordan City reserves the right to schedule attendance according to demand and exclude applicants whose conduct detracts from civil respect and decorum of the attendees or instructors. 

After submitting the form, please print and fill out this waiver and bring to the CERT class.

Contact Us
 
7602 S. Jordan Landing Blvd.
West Jordan, UT 84084
801-260-7300
Fax 801-260-7320
Emergency: Dial 9-1-1
 
Headquarters Hours
Monday-Friday

(excluding all state and federal holidays)

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
 
Email

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