- Emergency Preparedness
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
CERT Course - Spring 2023
May 4, 2023
|5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Welcome / Course Overview
Intro to CERT & ICS / Disaster Preparedness
May 11, 2023
|5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Fire Safety & Hazardous Materials - Fire Extinguisher Activity
Search and Rescue Operations - Activity
Recue Methods and Cribbing - Activity
May 25, 2023
|5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Disaster Psychology / Terrorism
Current Security Issues
June 1, 2023
|5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Disaster Medical Operations Part 1 & 2
Recognizing life threatening Emergencies
June 8, 2023
|5:30 - 8:30 p.m.||Course Review & Disaster Simulation
Exam, Disaster Activity
Online Registration for Upcoming CERT Courses
View the registration form (PDF) here. Registrations may be sent to the Emergency Services Division via e-mail or standard mail.
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.
CERT courses cover many topics including:
Disaster medical operations
Fire suppression and Prevention
Light search and rescue
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.
To register, please contact the Emergency Services Division at (714) 993-8214 or email email@example.com. You must be at minimum 14 years old (with a guardian also enrolled in the course) to take the CERT course.