Community Emergency Response Team training will be offered on Lanai in March.
The training is free to Maui County residents. The 28-hour course is taught over several days, consisting of classroom instruction and field exercises.
CERT is sponsored by the Maui Civil Defense Agency and taught by Maui Fire Department instructors.
CERT training is open to people of all abilities ages 18 and older. No previous experience is needed. Participants ages 14 to 17 may attend with a parent or legal guardian.
The schedule for Lanai classes is:
* Saturday, Lanai High and Elementary School cafeteria, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* March 8, Lanai Community Center, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* March 15, Lanai High and Elementary School cafeteria, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
* March 22, Lanai High and Elementary School cafeteria, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Participants must register to attend. Class size is limited, and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
To register, call Maui Civil Defense at 270-7285 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.