Training Classes

Training Classes

Del Webb Lakewood Ranch CERT basic training graduates March 2024.

CERT Basic Skills Training is Free

FEMA-certified instructors provide both classroom and hands-on training. Training occurs over multiple days as shown below.

Topics include:

    • Home and community disaster preparedness
    • Fire safety and utility controls
    • Triage and basic medical care
    • Light search and rescue
    • CERT organization and mobilization

Upon graduation, each CERT graduate receives a certificate and backpack filled with basic supplies, a helmet, and a vest.

There are several organizations that provide CERT training locally. We keep an ongoing list of upcoming training. Use our CERT Contact page or email us: CERTDelWebbLWR@gmail.com for more information.

Here is the current list of Training classes available in 2024:

Lakewood Ranch CERT

East Manatee Fire Administration Building at 3200 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Note there is limited space for people who are not part of the Lakewood Ranch CERT CDD.

    • October Training – October 17, 19, 24 and 26

Upon graduation, each CERT graduate receives a certificate and backpack filled with basic supplies, a helmet, and a vest.

To register, go to lwrcert.org/join. Scroll down the page to see Training Information. After you complete the application, Valerie Voutsas (941-362-2189) will contact you to complete the registration process.

 

River Club

East Manatee Fire Administration Building at 3200 Lakewood Ranch Blvd.

Two 3-day sessions are currently scheduled for CERT Basic Training.

To register, contact Sebastian Ilka at Sebastian.Ilka@gmail.com  Cell: 415-305-5334.

    • October 5, 12, 19 (all Saturdays)

“Del Webb Lakewood Ranch CERT is your Help before the Help arrives.”