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  
09-09-2017 American Heroes Park
642 West Jackman
Lancaster, CA
9 am to 12 pm More Info
09-09-2017 Sorensen Park
16801 E Avenue P
Lake Los Angeles, CA
9 am to 5 pm More Info
09-12-2017 Agoura Hills City Hall (Community Room)
30001 Ladyface Court
Agoura Hills, CA 
6:30 pm to 9 pm More Info
09-14-2017 Covina City Council Chambers
125 E. College St
Covina, CA 
6pm to 9pm More Info
09-20-2017 Carson Community Center 
801 E Carson Street
Carson, CA 
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm More Info
Eventbrite - CERT Training LA County Fire Department (Carson)
09-23-2017 CERT Training 
City of Commerce
8:30 am to 4:30 pm  More Info
Eventbrite - LA County Fire Department CERT Training (Commerce)
10-14-2017 La Puente Senior Center
16001 E. Main St
La Puente, CA 91744
8 am to 4 pm More Info

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.