The following dates and locations for CERT Training are currently available. Click on the red “REGISTER” button to complete your reservation. Space is limited.

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
February 10, 17, and 24, 2018 (Saturdays)
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Acton Community Center
3748 W Nickels Avenue
Acton, CA 93510
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • CERT Organization
  • Fire Safety
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Emergency Medical Operations-One victim
  • Terrorism
  • Emergency Medical Operations-Triage
  • Course Review
  • Light Search and Rescue Operations
  • Disaster Simulation Exercise
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Acton)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
3/27/18 – 5/8/18
Every Tuesday
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Agoura Hills City Hall
Community Room
30001 Ladyface Court
Agoura Hills, CA
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1
  • Disaster Medical Operations, Part 2
  • Light Search & Rescue / Terrorism
  • Disaster Psychology / Team Organization
  • Review, Drill Simulation, Graduation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Agoura Hills)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
Enero 20 & 27 y Febrero 3, 2018
9:00a. m. – 4:30 p.m.
Azusa Senior Center
708 N. Dalton
Azusa, CA 91702
El curso de este entrenamiento será presentado en una serie de tres (3) clases:

  1. Preparación de Emergencias
  2. Seguridad Ante Fuego
  3. Operaciones de Emergencias Medicas Parte 1
  4. Operaciones de Emergencias Medicas Parte 2
  5. Operaciones de Búsqueda & Rescate Ligero
  6. Organización CERT y Psicología de Disastres
  7. Terrorismo y CERT
  8. Resumen del Curso y Simulación de un Desastre
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Entrenamiento en Español (Azusa)
 
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Wednesday Nights
February 14, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28
Azusa Senior Center
708 N. Dalton
Azusa, CA 91702
  1. Disaster Preparedness
  2. Fire Suppression
  3. Disaster Psychology & Light Search/Rescue
  4. Terrorism Awareness & Team Organization
  5. Disaster Medical PART 1
  6. Disaster Medical PART 2
  7. Review, Drill, and Graduation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Azusa)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
2/6/18 – 3/20/18
Every Tuesday
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Calabasas Library
Founders Hall
200 Civic Center Way
Calabasas, CA
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1
  • Disaster Medical Operations, Part 2
  • Light Search & Rescue / Terrorism
  • Disaster Psychology / Team Organization
  • Review, Drill Simulation, Graduation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Calabasas)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
1/27/18 and 3/3/18 from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
1/29, 1/30, 1/31 and 2/1 from 6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Carson Community Center
801 E. Carson Street
Carson, CA 90745
(Room designation info at front counter.)
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety and Utility Controls
  • Disaster Medical Ops 1
  • Disaster Medical Ops 2
  • Light Search and Rescue Ops
  • CERT Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism and CERT
  • Course Review, Final Exam, and Disaster Simulation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Carson)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
3/3/18 and 3/10/18 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
3/7/18 and 3/14/18 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
City of Hermosa Beach – South Park
South Park Building, Level 2, Room 4
425 Valley Drive
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Safety and Utility Controls
  • Disaster Medical Ops 1
  • Disaster Medical Ops 2
  • Light Search and Rescue Ops
  • CERT Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism and CERT
  • Course Review, Final Exam, and Disaster Simulation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Hermosa Beach)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
Tuesday Nights
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
February 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13, 20, 27
Irwindale City Council Chambers
5050 N. Irwindale Blvd.
Irwindale, CA
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Fire Suppression
  • Team Organization, Light Search and Rescue
  • Terrorism Awareness, Disaster Psychology
  • Disaster Medical PART 1
  • Disaster Medical PART 2
  • Review, Drill, and Graduation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (Irwindale)

Class Date + Time Location  Topics  
January 20, 27 + February 3 (Saturdays)
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
City of South Gate Public Works Yard
4244 Santa Ana St
South Gate, CA
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Terrorism
  • Disaster Medical Operations 1
  • Disaster Medical Operations 2
  • Light Search & Rescue
  • Team Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Review/Simulation
Eventbrite - Los Angeles County Fire Department CERT Training (South Gate)

LACoFD Community Emergency Response Team

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.