Emergency Response

 CERT

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COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM TRAINING (CERT) (LVM 8205): A day hardly goes by where we don’t hear about community emergencies. Fortunately, northern Illinois has been spared from recent local disasters but that may not always be the situation. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training prepares you to know what to do for your family, neighbors and community in the event of natural and manmade disasters. The program concludes with a mock disaster. Successful completion earns you a FEMA Certificate. Participants may qualify to volunteer as a Palatine Emergency Management Agency member. Includes all materials. Click here to learn more.

EMERGENCY DISPATCHER I (LBS 8131): Introduces students to the field of emergency services dispatching and provides an overview of its components and responsibilities. Provides the foundation for statewide competency as a public safety telecommunicator as outlined by the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB). Also offered for credit EMG131-C70

EMERGENCY DISPATCHER II (LBS 8231): Builds upon the foundation laid through EMG131 or LBS 8131 and provides students with specific knowledge required to professionally handle emergency as well as non-emergency calls for service in the public safety environment. Provides students with a basic understanding of the role, responsibility and equipment utilized by telecommunicators to accomplish their mission. Also offered for credit EMG231-C80.

Please note, not all courses are offered every semester.

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