Mary Jo Flynn, KI6OIY Assistant Director Emergency Management Division (714) 765-6955 e-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Anaheim CERT promotes the ongoing training and participation of our volunteer force by providing many educational opportunities to better prepare for and respond to disasters. CERT Certified volunteers with the City of Anaheim fall under three different levels of training to prepare volunteers to respond in a variety of areas during a disaster situation.
Disasters can happen at any time in Anaheim. We experience earthquakes, fires and flooding. Are you prepared to handle an emergency that is large in scale?
Individuals, neighborhoods, businesses and schools may be on their own for 72 hours or more. CERT training will provide you with the necessary and practical skills to help yourself, your family and your neighborhood until trained emergency personnel arrive. CERT training is a course approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA), and provides critical skills in emergency preparedness and response. As a member of a CERT team, you can respond to disasters and participate in drills and exercises.
CERT Training Classes
The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Anaheim Fire & Rescue is hosting CERT classes at a variety of times for you to become better prepared for an earthquake or other disasters. These classes are open to any residents of California and will be held at a location to be announced in Anaheim, CA. There is a $25 class fee for course materials payable on the first day of class. Current high school students with residency in California are exempt from the class fee.
2014 Workplace CERT – 24 hour course - New Location
Geared to Anaheim Businesses and Employees who are taking this course during the day for their workplace, as well as for their personal use, this course is open to anyone who can commit to the all-day class schedule:
Wednesday 09/17/14, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10/01/14, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10/15/14, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm NEW Location: 9/17 Class will be at Anaheim Hilton, Laguna Room, 4th Floor. Anaheim Hilton is located at 777 W. Convention Way, Anaheim. Register Online here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9im76j2hx3qolcy/start Click HERE for the Class Flier
2014 Saturday CERT – 24 hour course – New Time and Location
For the early risers who can commit to 5 hours on the third Saturday once a month for five (5) months:
Saturday 09/20/14 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 10/18/14 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 11/15/14 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 12/20/14 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 01/17/15 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Saturday 02/21/15 9:00 am to 1:00 pm NEW Location: Anaheim Downtown Community Center, Rotary Room. DTCC is located at 250 E. Center St, behind City Hall at Anaheim Blvd and Center St. Register Online here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9im8qx7hx3qxf9g/start Click HERE for the Class Flier
2015 Weeknight CERT – 24 hour course
For the working adults or those who prefer evening classes, classes will be 3 hours on Monday and Wednesday evenings for four (4) consecutive weeks:
Monday 01/19/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday 01/21/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday 01/26/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday 01/28/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday 02/02/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday 02/04/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Monday 02/09/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Wednesday 02/11/15, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Location: TBD Register Online here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9im9nhshx3r3gy0/start Click HERE for the Class Flier