Current Training Opportunities
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training
CERT BASIC TRAINING COURSE
Please contact Blair County Operations & Training Coordinator, Cris Fredrickson, at email@example.com or call (814) 940-5905 for more information or a class schedule.
Emergency Medical Courses
You may register for any course by Clicking Here.
To view Penn Highland's Current EMS Course information Click Here.
This site provides online training for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) which is required of all responders and support organization staff. Use this link to go directly to FEMA's Emergency Management Institute Independent Study page.
Visit the Pennsylvania Learning Management System (LMS) on the CentreLearn website to obtain free online training needed to become certified as an emergency management staff member or to maintain you certification as an First Responder, EMT, or Paramedic.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and General Motors have teamed up to deliver this modular web-based training to explain the systems and hazards found on the new 2011 Chevy Volt, electric passenger vehicle. This highly interactive training tests your knowledge as you progress with concept reviews and a final scenario.
The RDPC site provides online training that is aimed at preparing the emergency responder for domestic terroristic threats. There are courses for fie department, EMS, law enforcement, school administration and workplace supervisory personnel.
TransCAER is currently providing a series of videos on this site which on the hazards, properties and shipment methods utilized for anhydrous ammonia. Anhydrous ammonia is a significant risk to responders and the public when an accidental release occurs due to its severe respiratory hazard. This online training can provide you with the knowledge necessary to remain safe when approaching an incident involving this hazardous chemical.
BLAIR COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY SERVICES
911 & EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
615 4th St.
Altoona, PA 16602
Emergency: Dial 911