3 hours - FREE

Learn how to prepare to be on your own for several days after the next large disaster. Training includes review of disaster supply kit, home and workplace preparedness, treating life threatening conditions, fire prevention, fire extinguishers and hazardous materials.

When disaster strikes, it may be days before emergency medical, police and fire arrive in your neighborhood. The purpose of this course in Personal Emergency Preparedness is to inform and prepare individuals to be self sufficient for days after an area wide emergency. This course will assist individuals and families to plan and be prepared in event of an emergency or disaster. The Personal Emergency Preparedness course is a 3-hour class designed for families to be able to survive the first 72 hours of a disaster.

EmergPrepRoadEmergency Preparedness topics include:

  • Bay Area Risks and Emergency Procedures
    -Responding to disasters
    -Impacts to infrastructure and communities
  • Be Ready for Disasters
    -Preparing at home
    -Make a Plan
    -Get a Kit
    -Stay Informed
  • Fire Safety
    -Home fire safety
    -Smoke alarms/CO alarms
    -Home escape planning
  • Fire Extinguishers
    -Classes of fire/types of extinguishers
    -Operating a fire extinguisher
    -Safety precautions
  • Household Hazardous Materials
    -Identifying and disposing of household hazardous materials
    -Responding to hazardous materials emergencies
  • Recognizing and Treating Life Threatening Conditions
    -Obstructed airway
    -Hands-Only CPR
    -Control bleeding

2019 PEP Class Schedule
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  • January 8 - Tuesday, 6:00 - 9:15 pm • Campbell
  • February 23 - Saturday, 9:00 - 12:15 pm • Los Altos Hills
  • March 19 - Tuesday, 4:00 - 7:15 pm • Los Altos
  • April 20 - Saturday, 9:00 - 12:15pm • Saratoga
  • May 9 - Thursday, 4:00 - 7:15pm • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno
  • June 12 - Wednesday, 4:00 - 7:15pm • Campbell
  • July 25 - Thursday, 6:00 - 9:15pm • Los Altos Hills
  • August 24 - Saturday, 9:00 - 12:15pm • Cupertino
  • September 19 - Thursday, 6:00 - 9:15pm • Los Altos
  • October 9 - Wednesday, 6:00 - 9:15pm • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno
  • November 14 - Thursday, 6:00 - 9:15pm • Saratoga
  • December 3 - Tuesday, 6:00 - 9:15pm • Cupertino

Questions: 
(408) 378-4010 or communityoutreach@sccfd.org

 For additional resources and information, visit the Home Preparedness Planning page.