Community & Volunteers

Community Emergency Preparedness Programme (CEPP)

Introduction

With effect from November 2016, SCDF’s signature five-modular Community Emergency Preparedness Programme (CEPP) has been streamlined into a three-tier structured programme.

 

The content of the CEPP is also trimmed to focus on core lifesaving skills and essential emergency procedures with greater emphasis on practical hands-on engagements.

 

This will aid participants’ understanding, improve their memory retention and most importantly, allow them to practically apply what they have learnt to help others during emergencies.

 

 

Current CEPP

Revised CEPP-w.e.f Nov 2016

Module 1: First Aid
Module 2: One-Man CPR & AED
Module 3: Fire Safety & Casualty Evacuation
Module 4: Emergency Procedures
Module 5: Terrorism

'I AM SAFE' Programme (e-learning)
‘RESPONSE READY’ Programme
‘LIFESAVER’ Programme

 

Revised CEPP Syllabus

‘I AM SAFE’ Programme (approximately 15 minutes)

This e-learning programme focuses on two key topics:

  • What do you do when a fire breaks out?
     
  • Improvised First Aid Skills (IFAS)

Click here to access the programme and receive an e-certificate upon successful completion.

‘RESPONSE READY’ Programme (approximately 3 .5 hours)

Participants will learn basic Emergency Preparedness (EP) knowledge. The main focus of this programme will be on the practical hands-on training on three vital EP skills known as the 'Triangle of Life’ (first aid, CPR-AED and firefighting).

  • Overview of SGSecure
     
  • Essential EP knowledge
     
  • First Aid
    • Roles of a First Aider and Scene Safety
    • Contents of First Aid Kit
    • Burns, Wounds and Bleeding Management
    • Sprain Management
    • Choking
       
  • CPR – AED
    • Application of D.A.R.E concept
    • Save-A-Life initiative
       
  • Fire Fighting
    • Procedures of operating a fire extinguisher and a hose reel

'LIFESAVER' Programme (approximately  4 hours)

As a follow up to the ‘RESPONSE READY’ programme, participants will learn the following comprehensive lifesaving skills as well as advanced EP knowledge namely:

  • First Aid (enhanced)
    • ImmobilisIng fractures
    • Handling of fits
    • Recognising the signs and symptoms of stroke
       
  • CPR-AED
    • 1-Man CPR-AED (including mouth-to-mouth resuscitation)
    • 2-Men CPR
    • Infant CPR
       
  • Fire Safety & Evacuation and Procedures
    • Triangle of Combustion
    • Classes of Fire
    • Refresher on Fire Extinguisher and Hose-reel operating procedures
    • Methods of casualty evacuation
    • Evacuation procedures in typical HDB residential estates & super high-rise residential buildings
       
  • Emergency Procedures
    • In Place Protection Procedures
    • Knowledge on Public Warning System (PWS) Sirens
    • Decontamination Procedures

 

Registration for ‘RESPONSE READY’/ ‘LIFESAVER’ programme.

To register for the programmes, you can contact one of the 4 CD Division HQs nearest to your office/home.

 

Feedback / Queries

For feedback or queries, please call 6848 1525 or email to [email protected]

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Last updated on 24th Nov 2016