Pre-Conference Training

 

Pre-Conference Training is scheduled for Monday, September 9th to Thursday, September 12th.  

There is no charge to attend Pre-Conference Training, and you do not need to be registered for the conference to participate in Pre-Conference Training.

If you have already registered for the conference and wish to now register for pre-conference training, you can still use the link below as the registration form allows you to opt-out of conference registration. 

L-428 CERT Train-the-Trainer (TtT)

L-428 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer (TtT) (L428): (L-428)  24 Hour Course

Monday September 9, 2019 – Wednesday September 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Description

The purpose of this Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Train-the-Trainer (T-T-T) course is to produce competent instructors for the CERT Basic Training course. This course prepares participants to deliver FEMA’s G317 CERT Basic Training course only. -A competent CERT instructor delivers the CERT Basic Training course accurately, conveying the concepts taught in the CERT Basic Training.

Pre-Requisite

317 CERT Basic Training Course

Target Audience

Citizen Corps MRC VIPS Colleges and University, Schools (clubs/organizations), Neighborhoods, Scout Groups, Faith-based Organizations, Community Organizations, Business and Industry, Individuals, Team members with a willingness to continue their education and network with other CERT team members from around the State, Anyone wishing to be better prepared in the event of an emergency in their Community

Instructor

Brenda Emrick and Chad Fitzgerald, both from California CERT Programs

Create a profile and then you will be able to register.

G288 Volunteer and Donation Management, 16 Hour Course

G288 Volunteer and Donation Management, 16 Hour Course

Monday September 9, 2019 – Tuesday September 10, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Description

This course is designed to provide participants detailed information on how unsolicited donations can quickly turn response and recovery operations into the “second disaster” if there is not effective donations management preplanning. The course describes the state and federal donations management systems, assists participants in developing a local Donations Management Plan, and outlines how crucial the media is to the overall success or failure of the donations management program. In discussing donations management programs, the course emphasizes the involvement of voluntary disaster response agencies, includes a panel discussion with voluntary agency representatives, and may include a field trip to a local volunteer agency.

Target Audience

Emergency management coordinators, designated community donations coordinators, and representatives of voluntary agencies who will be involved in local donations management programs.

Instructor

Christy Rojas-Kasten, Volunteer Florida

Create a profile and then you will be able to register.

L427 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Manager (L427) : ( L-427)

L-427 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program Manager (L427) : ( L-427)

Tuesday September 10, 2019 – Wednesday September 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Description

This course prepares participants to establish and sustain an active local CERT Program. (Course Length 2 days , 16 hours)

Pre-Requisite

317 CERT Basic Training Course

Target Audience

Citizen Corps MRC VIPS Colleges and University, Schools (clubs/organizations), Neighborhoods, Scout Groups, Faith-based Organizations, Community Organizations, Business and Industry, Individuals, Team members with a willingness to continue their education and network with other CERT team members from around the State, Anyone wishing to be better prepared in the event of an emergency in their Community

Instructor

Jake Heflin and Yoli McGlinchey both of California CERT Programs

Create a profile and then you will be able to register.

L-426 Building A Roadmap to Resilience

L-426 Building A Roadmap to Resilience

Monday September 9, 2019 – Wednesday September 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Description

This 3-day course helps communities build a Whole Community Approach to Emergency Management by teaching Principles, Themes, and Pathways for Action, and other promising practices uncovered by local leaders across the nation. Participants will develop a plan of implementation in their own community, receive the tools and knowledge to establish a community coalition, and learn to encourage local leaders to augment resilience within the unique circumstances of their community.

Target Audience

Citizen Corps MRC VIPS Colleges and University, Schools (clubs/organizations), Neighborhoods, Scout Groups, Faith-based Organizations, Community Organizations, Business and Industry, Individuals, Team members with a willingness to be involved and wishing to be better prepared in the event of an emergency in their Community

Instructor

Andrew Burrows, FEMA

FCC Amateur Radio Technician Licensing Class

FCC Amateur Radio Technician Licensing Class

Monday September 9, 2019 – Wednesday September 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm each day

Description

This entry-level class will teach you everything you need to know to get your FCC Amateur Radio Technician License.  The class itself is FREE, however, the licensing exam held on the 3rd day of class will be $15.00 cash only. We will be working out of the 2018-2022 Technician Class FCC Element 2 Amateur Radio License Preparation book written by Gordon West, WB6NOA.  This book contains the complete 423-question FCC Element 2 question pool effective July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2022.  It is not required, but highly encouraged that students purchase this book prior to class as it not only contains the question pool with the answers for the exam, it contains an explanation for each of the questions.  Morse code is no longer required.

The FCC question pool without the explanations can also be found online for free at http://www.ncvec.org/page.php?id=369 .  Students will also need to apply for a free FRN number.  This will be used in lieu of your Social Security number.  You can apply for an FRN number by going to:  https://apps.fcc.gov/cores/userLogin.do.

Pre-Requisite

None

Instructor

Carol Sjursen, KJ4AWB and Jeff Stahl, K4BH

 

Create a profile and then you will be able to register.

Salvation Army – Emergency Disaster Services Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations

The Salvation Army – Emergency Disaster Services Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations

Wednesday September 11, 2019

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Description

During a disaster, the first gesture of comfort The Salvation Army offers is often a cold drink and a hot meal from one of its mobile feeding units. The Disaster Food Service & Canteen Operations course is designed as the starting point for any disaster worker who wishes to be a part of disaster food service operations. Participants who complete the course will learn about the different types of Salvation Army food service equipment, the essentials of building a food service team, canteen operations and maintenance, and the basics of menu planning.

Pre-Requisite

None

Instructor

Jessica Byrski – Salvation Army

Register for this Pre-Conference training at trac.floridadisaster.org 

Create a profile and then you will be able to register.

Hospitality Room open Monday and Tuesday. Come join us…..

Also join us for Annual CERT Conference Thursday, Friday and Drill on Saturday. Register at www.flacertassociation.org