There is no better way to be ready for emergencies than to invest in your personal preparedness through training! Emergency Management & Safety Services offers several FREE training opportunities to the UNT campus community. Keep reading to learn more about our current training opportunities. When you are ready, use our training request form to request training for yourself or your on-campus group.
Emergency Readiness Training
Emergency Readiness Training (a collaborative effort between the UNT Police and Emergency Management & Safety Services) is our signature preparedness training for the UNT campus community. The training covers basic response actions for emergencies of all kinds. The information contained in this training is applicable no matter where an emergency takes place.
Hands-Only CPR and AED Training
Delivery Methods: In-Person
When a person experiences Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) they must be swiftly provided aid. This course will provide learners basic knowledge about how to perform hands-only CPR and utilize AEDs that are available across the UNT campus.
Severe Weather Readiness
North Texas is susceptible to many kinds of severe weather. Given it is one of UNT's greatest risks, Emergency Management & Safety Services has designed this training to help you know exactly what to do when faced with severe weather, whether on or off the UNT campus.
Until Help Arrives
Life-threatening emergencies can happen fast and emergency responders aren’t always nearby. You may be able to save a life by taking simple actions immediately. You Are the Help Until Help Arrives. Attend this training to learn the steps needed to keep someone who has experienced a traumatic injury alive until first responders arrive.
STOP THE BLEED
Delivery Methods: In-Person
STOP THE BLEED training is to prepare individuals to recognize life-threatening injuries and equip them to know how to assist injured persons. Massive bleeding from any cause can result in death. STOP THE BLEED teaches individuals proper bleeding control techniques, including how to use their hands, dressings, and tourniquets to help keep someone alive.
Emergency Preparedness Excellence Series
Delivery Methods: Asynchronous (only available to UNT employees)
Emergency Management & Safety Services has created the Emergency Preparedness Excellence Series that allows learners the ability to earn an Emergency Preparedness Excellence certificate for successful completion of several emergency preparedness primer courses. Courses may also be taken individually. Courses available via UNT Bridge include the following:
- Active Threat Awareness Training
- Acts or Threats of Violence Awareness Training
- Emergency Preparedness Resources Training
- Evacuation Awareness Training
- Fire Prevention and Response Awareness Training
- Hazardous Materials Handling and Spill Response Awareness Training
- Lockdown Awareness Training
- Medical Emergencies Awareness Training
- Severe Weather Awareness Training
- Shelter-in-Place Awareness Training
- Temperature Extremes Awareness Training
- Utility Failure Awareness Training
Delivery Methods: Any method required
If an individual or department has enough persons with an interest or need to learn more about a particular topic, Emergency Management & Safety Services may develop custom training to fit the needs of the office. Interested departments should contact Emergency.Management@unt.edu to learn more about customized learning opportunities.