Training & Exercises Information

Courses to raise awareness on subjects like Tsunamis, flooding, etc, dictated by VITEMA.

 

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program educates volunteers about disaster preparedness for the hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

CERT offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training and organization that professional responders can rely on during disaster situations, allowing them to focus on more complex tasks.

To register for CERT, please send your completed application to certusvi@vitema.vi.gov. For more information on CERT, visit https://www.ready.gov/cert


 

Working For You

Contact information to sign up for the trainings/courses listed below:

2022

July

  • Public Information in an All-Hazards Incident
    District: St. Croix
    Date: July 14 - 15, 2022
    Days: Thursday and Friday
    Venue: VITEMA EOC
    Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Public Information in an All-Hazards Incident
    District: St. Croix
    Date: July 14 - 15, 2022
    Days: Thursday and Friday
    Venue: VITEMA EOC
    Time: Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Recovery From Disaster: Local Community Roles
    District: St. Thomas
    Date: July 18 - 21, 2022
    Days: Monday to Thursday
    Venue: VITEMA EOC
    Time: Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

August

  • Recovery From Disaster: Local Community Roles
    District: Territorial
    Date: August 1 - 5, 2022
    Days: Monday to Friday
    Venue: Virtual
    Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

  • Active Shooter: Run. Hide. Fight
    District: St. Thomas
    Date: August 9, 10, 11 or 12, 2022
    Days: Tuesday to Friday
    Venue: Havensight "White House"
    Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Active Shooter: Run. Hide. Fight
    District: St. Croix
    Date: August 16, 17, 18 or 19, 2022
    Days: Tuesday to Friday
    Venue: TBD
    Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm