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CERT Training

Last CERT Training of the Year 11/13 - 11/15

Release Date: 2015-10-28

The CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Using the training learned in the classroom and during exercises, CERT members can assist others in their neighborhood or workplace following an event when professional responders are not immediately available to help. CERT members also are encouraged to support emergency response agencies by taking a more active role in emergency preparedness projects in their communities.

Location:
LBFD’s Regional Training Center at 2249 Argonne Avenue in Long Beach, CA.

Dates:
Nov. 13-15, 2015

Time:
The CERT training is 24 hours. Typically, training takes place over a Friday 6-10pm and go through Saturday and Sunday from 8am-5:00pm. 7-week deliveries are one night a week on Wednesdays from 6-9:30pm and one Saturday on the last week from 8am-3:30pm.

Cost:
This training is FREE!

Parking:
Street parking is available.

To register for the class:
Email
- cert@longbeach.gov
Call - the CERT hotline at (562) 570-2525.
Please include your name, email, address, and number