Events & Classes

Upcoming Classes: FREE TRAINING

Open to the public!

Spring 2021 class registration is now OPEN  

Newark Classes will begin on March 10th and going for 8 weeks. This will be in -person training held at the Regional Communications Center (9-1-1 center) located at 119 East Main Street, Newark. Class size will be limited to the first 14 people who register. Because this is a secure building, a photo ID will be needed for the first class.

Classes will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. and will conclude at least by 9 p.m.

To register, please contact: [email protected]. If you do not have access to email, please contact the Licking County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and register over the phone (740-670-5573).  You can leave a message and someone will contact you regarding your registration.

 Class Information:

CERT Training:

Free, 20 hours of disaster preparedness and response training

Course Content:

Disaster Preparedness, fire extinguishment, utility shut off, disaster first aid, light search and rescue, terrorism, disaster psychology

Class Schedule:

Classes are held 1 time a week for 8 weeks, from 6:30 until 9 p.m. Some evenings we will even finish earlier than planned. If you miss a class, arrangements can be made for a make-up class.

Class Size:

For the Newark classes, the size can be no more than 14.

Student Information:

All adults, regardless of ability or previous training are welcome. Anyone between the ages of 12 and 17 will need a parent’s written permission to participate. Permission slips will be available at the first meeting.

Class Dress

These classes are very much “hands-on” in nature. Students should dress accordingly. Comfortable, modest clothes should be worn.