PER334 – 12.00 Hours


Details Buttons Dates Location Class Price Register Buttons
Details 09/30/23 – 10/01/23 Everett, WA FP PER334 213 Register
Details 10/03/23 – 10/04/23 Noblesville, IN FP PER334 208 Register
Details 10/28/23 – 10/29/23 Manasquan, NJ FP PER334 209 Register
Details 11/18/23 – 11/19/23 Marysville, WA FP PER334 216 Register
Details 12/15/23 – 12/16/23 Rapid City, SD FP PER334 224 Register
Details 01/19/24 – 01/20/24 Redwood City, CA FP PER334 222 Register
Details 01/25/24 – 01/26/24 Punta Gorda, FL FP PER334 225 Register
Details 01/27/24 – 01/28/24 Pasco, WA FP PER334 221 Register
Details 01/31/24 – 02/01/24 Tacoma, WA FP PER334 232 Register
Details 02/28/24 – 02/29/24 Bradenton, FL FP PER334 227 Register
Details 03/09/24 – 03/10/24 Jamul, CA FP PER334 223 Register
Details 03/23/24 – 03/24/24 Laramie, WY FP PER334 226 Register
Details 03/23/24 – 03/24/24 Stevens Point, WI FP PER334 228 Register
Details 04/11/24 – 04/12/24 Naples, FL FP PER334 231 Register
Details 04/12/24 – 04/13/24 Kent, OH FP PER334 230 Register
Details 04/12/24 – 04/13/24 The Villages, FL FP PER334 233 Register
Details 04/27/24 – 04/28/24 Ramona, CA FP PER334 229 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

Upon successful completion, you will be able to:

  • 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.

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC)/Texas Education Agency (TEA)

Government Programs

Contact Information

Bill Dozier

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


Payment Info

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