Early Response Team Trainings

Early Response Team Trainings help equip individuals and teams to respond in the immediate aftermath of a disaster. The cost for the training is $25 per participant. At the training, participants will receive an ERT Training Manual and upon completing the course will receive an UMCOR ID Badge and a T-shirt. Background checks are required before receiving badges. Please provide proof of background check. Safe Sanctuaries background checks are applicable. Lunch is also included in the cost. 

*Chainsaw training requirements: complete and pass ERT training offered in the morning or hold current ERT badge. Cost for chainsaw training only is $12. If taken following the ERT class in the morning $6. The cost includes your textbook and badge. This chainsaw training will be demonstration and lecture style. There must be 6 participants for a chainsaw course to make. 

ERT training time: 8am-1:00pm and Chainsaw training portion: 1pm-5:00pm
ERT ONLY training: 

Upcoming Trainings:

ERT & Chainsaw Training: Pierce Chapel UMC: October 28, 2017
5122 Pierce Chapel Rd, Columbus, GA 31909
ERT Only: Wesley Monumental UMC (Savannah): November 4, 2017
429 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
ERT & Chainsaw Training: Roberta UMC: December 9, 2017
116 W Agency St, Roberta, GA 31078

To schedule and host an ERT training/chainsaw training, please contact:

Luis Morales at morhilll@gmail.com.