Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News
FILE - Capitol Hill CERT member Jason Gould renders first aid to Mallory Woodbury in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The city’s fire department will offers a two-day Community Emergency Response Team training course Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19.

WEST JORDAN — The city’s fire department will offers a two-day Community Emergency Response Team training course Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19.

Participants will learn about disaster preparedness, fire suppression, and search and rescue.

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In order to take the course, participants must complete self-study class online, which usually takes about six hours. Firefighters and other local professionals will then complete the training during a four-hour class on Friday evening and an eight-hour class on Saturday. Participants must complete all three portions in order to receive certification.

The training is open to all residents 18 and older. Cost is $35, and class size is limited to 24 students. To register or for more information, email [email protected]