Early Response Team (ERT) Basic Training. You must be at least 18 years old. The class promptly begins at 9am. Doors open at 8:15am. UMCOR’s participants learn the basics of disaster response, including how to stabilize and secure homes safely, and how to work effectively with survivors and others on the response team. This standardized class is required for the basic ERT UMCOR identification badge.
ERT Re-Certification. This is a refresher course that begins promptly at 9am. Doors open at 8:15am. You must be a current badge holder, and if your badge is expired, it can’t be more than 1 year past the expiration. You will take the same class with the new ERT students, but will be dismissed after lunch. PLEASE BRING YOUR BADGE WITH YOU TO THE RE-CERTIFICATION CLASS.
The cost is $25 for both trainings and must be paid online. After registering, you will be sent a link to complete a mandantory Trak-1 background check. Trak-1 will charge you $15.