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  CERT Basic Training

Fall 2015 CERT Class Registration Now Open  

Registration is now open for Walnut Creek's CERT Basic Training. Classes will be held Tuesday evenings, September 8 through October 20, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., with a Final Class Drill on Saturday, October 31 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  To register, please click here.  Please click here for the Fall 2015 CERT Training Schedule. 

Questions? email cert@walnut-creek.org   

Please note that there is a $25 CERT program fee payable the first day of class. CERT Graduates are sworn in as Disaster Service Worker Volunteers for the City of Walnut Creek. Unfortunately, due to limited resources, Walnut Creek CERT classes are open only to those who live or work in either incorporated or unincorporated Walnut Creek (does not apply in the case of a student from another city making up a missed class)

Need to make up a missed class?
You can go to any city's CERT program to make up a class.
NOTE: If you are making up a class, please call (925) 256-3556 at the start of the CERT Session to verify the order of class topics.

CERT Class materials online

Chapter 1 Powerpoint: Disaster Preparedness

Chapter 2 Powerpoint: Fire Safety and Utility Controls

Chapter 3 Powerpoint: Disaster Medical Operations Part 1

Chapter 4 Powerpoint: Disaster Medical Operations Part 2

Chapter 5 Powerpoint: Light Search and Rescue Operations

Chapter 6 Powerpoint: CERT Organization

Chapter 7 Powerpoint: Disaster Psychology

Chapter 8 Powerpoint: Terrorism and CERT