Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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2022 CERT Schedule

Save the date! Kirkland CERT classes are scheduled for the following dates in 2022, subject to change.

Spring CERT

Class: Thursdays, April 7 - May 19, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m

Drill: Saturday, May 21, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Summer CERT

Friday - Sunday, August 12-14, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 13 - October 4, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Drill: Saturday, October 8, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


CERT costs $25 for City of Kirkland residents, $30 for non-residents. 

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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