Following dates and locations are available. Please click on the register button and complete the registration process to sign up for a specific class.

Class Starting Location Time  
02-10-2017 Weingart Senior Center
5220 Oliva Ave
Lakewood, CA 90712
Feb 10: 5pm to 8pm
Feb 11 & 12: 8am to 5pm 
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02-11-2017 Acton Community Center
3748 W Nickels Ave
Acton, CA 93510
8 am to 4pm More Info
02-16-2017 Calabasas Library
Founders Hall
200 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA
7 pm to 9:30 pm More Info
03-01-2017 Azusa Senior Center
708 N. Dalton
Azusa, CA 91702
6 pm to 9 pm
No online registration for this event. 
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03-04-2017 Ladera Linda Park Community Center
32201 Forrestal Dr.
Rancho Palos Verdes, 90275
9 am to 6pm More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Rancho Palos Verdes)
03-07-2017 Agoura Hills City Hall
Community Room
30001 Ladyface Court
Agoura Hills, CA
6:30 pm to 9 pm More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Agoura Hills)
05-11-2017 Glendora United Methodist Church
201 E. Bennett Ave
Glendora, CA
6 pm to 9 pm More Info
No online registration for this event, see flyer.

CERT Training is offered free of charge. Participants have no obligation or commitment to respond or act in the event of a disaster. The class curriculum for the training program consists of the following:

Unit 1 – DISASTER PREPAREDNESS – Introduction to disasters and the impact disasters have on infrastructures.  This course covers the role of CERT volunteers.

Unit 2 – DISASTER FIRE SUPPRESSION – Fire chemistry and basic fire suppression; identifying and reducing potential fire hazards; firefighting resources and techniques, as well as a discussion on hazardous materials.

Unit 3 – DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS 1 – The principles of Triage and the treatment strategies for life-threatening conditions.

Unit 4 – DISASTER MEDICAL OPERATIONS 2 – Head-to-toe patient assessments, establishing treatment areas, treatments for burns, lacerations, raptures, sprains, and other injuries. This is basic information, NOT a first-Aid class.

Unit 5 – LIGHT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS – Search and Rescue priorities and resources; size-up techniques and rescuer safety, lifting, cribbing, and victim removal.

Unit 6 – DISASTER PSYCHOLOGY AND TEAM ORGANIZATION – The post disaster emotional environment, the Incident Command System, and decision-making and documentation.

Unit 7 – TERRORISM – Risk and threat analysis, types of terrorism weapons, and travel and terrorism.

Unit 8 – COURSE REVIEW AND SIMULATION – A review of your newly learned skills and either a hands-on drill simulation, or a table top exercise.