Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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2022 CERT Schedule

Kirkland OEM is committed to delivering CERT training to our community! However, we are even more committed to protecting out community and reducing the spread of COVID. Therefore, CERT training classes are on hold until we can safely deliver the lecture and hands on material to participants.

While we cannot provide full CERT classes, you may find these offerings of interest.

Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERTs) 

CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS) 

Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS)

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About CERT

CERT is a hands-on training that teaches individuals how to prepare their homes and neighborhoods to respond to a disaster.

Learn skills like fire suppression, disaster first aid, search and rescue techniques, assisting professional responders, responding to suspected terrorist incidents, reducing survivor stress, and preparing individuals and communities for emergencies.

Learn more about the nationwide CERT program here.


Preparedness Classes