CERT Level 1 - First Responder

CERT Level 1 Course Information

This advanced first aid course is designed to teach CERT members advanced first aid skills to prepare them for on-scene responses to disasters and emergencies in their community.  Students will learn the fundamental skills and knowledge required to function as a First Responder.  

CERT members who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion (valid for 2 years).   

The CERT Level 1 – First Responder course includes: 

  • Scene Safety
  • Assessment of a patient
  • Lifting and moving a patient
  • Advanced First Aid
  • CPR and use of AED
  • EMS Operations
  • Mass Casualty Incident (MCI)
  • Triage and Incident Management

The CERT Level 1 Course concludes with a final exam and skills assessment.