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
07-09-2016 Progress Park Plaza
15500 Downey Ave
Paramount, CA 90723
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More Info
07-09-2016 Lancaster CERT Training Center
42110 N. 6th Street West
Lancaster, CA
8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. More Info
09-03-2016 St. Emydius Catholic Church
10900 California Avenue
Lynwood, CA 90262
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(En Espanol)
More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Lynwood - En Espanol)
09-10-2016 Sorensen Park
16801 E. Avenue P
Lake Los Angeles
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Lake Los Angeles)
09-13-2016 Agoura Hills City Hall Community Room
30001 Ladyface Court
Agoura Hills, CA
6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Agoura Hills)
09-14-2016 Alexander Hughes Center- Padua Room
1700 Danbury Rd
Claremont, CA 91711
6 p.m to 9p.m
Online Registration not available for this event
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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.