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You are the help until help arrives

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a national program that teaches people how to prepare for hazards that may affect their community. CERT trains the public in basic disaster response skills such as team organization, disaster medical operations, fire safety, and light search and rescue. The ability for CERT volunteers to perform these activities frees up professional responders to focus their efforts on more complex, essential, and critical tasks.

CERT Basic Training

The CERT Basic Training Course consists of nine core units:

  • Unit 1: Disaster Preparedness
  • Unit 2: CERT Organization
  • Unit 3: Disaster Medical Operations - Part 1
  • Unit 4: Disaster Medical Operations - Part 2
  • Unit 5: Disaster Psychology
  • Unit 6: Fire Safety and Utility Controls
  • Unit 7: Light Search and Rescue Operations
  • Unit 8: Terrorism and CERT
  • Unit 9: Course Review, Final Exam, and Disaster Simulation

For more information on the program and how to sign up, please, fill out the form below


CERT Interest Form

  1. Please list any emergency response training, licenses, permits, or experience you have (CPR, First Aid, EMT, MD, RN, Firefighter, American Red Cross, Police Officer, Search and Rescue, Amateur Radio, Bilingual, etc.)

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