Training

Next CERT Class Starts in February 2020
Free Emergency Skills Training

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The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program uses FEMA curriculum to train people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations. Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist their families and others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT also participates in searches for missing persons, serves as coastal spotters for persons swept out to sea, storm response and other common emergencies.

Learn These Skills and Many More:

  • Emergency First-aid
  • Use of a fire extinguisher
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Shutting your utilities
  • Rescue
  • Communications when phones fail
  • Assessing your home or workplace after an earthquake or storm

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Residents from all areas are welcome!

All classes are taught in Monterey. Anyone may enroll by sending an e-mail of interest to: training@montereycert.org. You will receive a confirmation with class location and details. 

This class provides 24 hours of community service credit to High School Students!

The next CERT training takes place over 3 consecutive Saturdays:

Classes occur on February 22nd, February 29th and March 7th 2020.

Class time each day is 8:15 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.