Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Preparing for Disasters

Do you know what to do in the event of a disaster? Do you know how to prepare before the disaster occurs? If your answer to these questions is no, come join the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training!

CERT is a course that demonstrates how to prepare for a disaster as well as what to do during and immediately after the event. It is free to all participants including non-residents of Placentia.

Course Information

CERT courses cover many topics including:

  • Care and shelter
  • Disaster medical operations
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Fire suppression and safety assessment
  • Light search and rescue
  • Disaster psychology
  • Terrorism awareness
  • Communications

Spring 2019 - CERT Schedule

Community Emergency Response Team - Spring 2019 Schedule


For More Information

After your initial CERT training, you can choose to continue participating with the program. View more information about the program itself, levels of involvement, as well as tips on being better prepared for disasters.