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Posted on: August 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Emeryville Community: Sign-Up to Learn About Disaster Preparedness

Community Emergency Response Team

Are you ready to help your neighborhood when a disaster happens?

The Alameda County Fire Department hosts a 20-hour virtual basic CERT training. Class registration is free and open to community members who are 18 years of age or older, or 14 to 17-years-old upon approval of a parent/guardian. 

Academy Dates
September 6 - November 3

Training includes:

  • Emergency Preparation
  • Team Organization
  • Medical Operations
  • Fire Safety
  • Utility Control
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology

FEMA’s IS 317 “Introduction to CERT” is a prerequisite on-line course.  CERT Participant Manuals can be located online.  Completion of CERT basic training requires “hands on” training to be scheduled at a later date.

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