PER334 – 12.00 Hours


Dates Location Class Price
Details 06/09/23 – 06/10/23 Vici, OK FP PER334 203 Register
Details 06/23/23 – 06/24/23 Fairfax, VA FP PER334 204 Register
Details 06/24/23 – 06/25/23 Weatherford, TX FP PER334 192 Register
Details 07/07/23 – 07/08/23 Daphne, AL FP PER334 217 Register
Details 07/21/23 – 07/22/23 Bowie, TX FP PER334 205 Register
Details 08/14/23 – 08/15/23 Vero Beach, FL FP PER334 218 Register
Details 08/25/23 – 08/26/23 Fairfax, VA FP PER334 206 Register
Details 09/07/23 – 09/09/23 Goose Creek, SC FP PER334 207 Register
Details 09/30/23 – 10/01/23 Sultan, WA FP PER334 212 Register
Details 09/30/23 – 10/01/23 Everett, WA FP PER334 213 Register
Details 09/30/23 – 10/01/23 Marysville, WA FP PER334 214 Register

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or [email protected] to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

This course is designed to prepare individuals who may be directly affected by a disaster help themselves, their family and other community members. Participants will learn how to develop a family preparedness plan, practice self-rescue, perform search and light rescue techniques, and understand the recovery process.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Must attend 80% of the course

Must pass a post test with a score of 70%

Participants Must Provide

  • a photo identification on the first day of class. See the Participant Handbook for approved forms of identification and additional guidelines.

Attendance Requirements

Parental consent form if under 18 years of age


Course Attire

Please wear weather appropriate, comfortable clothing and footwear for inside and outside activities. You will not need any specialized personal protective equipment for this class.

Physical Requirements

Walking and moving


  • Prepare:
  • Survivor vs victim
  • Community threats
  • Community response capability
  • Family preparedness plan
  • Persevere:
  • Disaster survival
  • Individual assessment (SALT)
  • Self-rescue
  • Search and light rescue techniques
  • Protect:
  • Scene safety and damage assessment
  • Neighborhood accountability
  • Interacting with responders
  • Recovery and resiliency

Suggested Audience

The target audience encompasses the whole community approach, including, but not restricted to:

  • Church Groups
  • Volunteer Fire Departments
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT)
  • Youth Groups
  • American Red Cross (ARC)
  • Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO)

and members of the general community who may find themselves in the impact zone of an incident and in the absence of emergency responders. 

This training does not qualify the participants to serve in an emergency responder role.

Government Programs

Contact Information

Bill Dozier

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 458-5626 | (979) 224-4958
Email: [email protected]


Payment Info

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