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    Mary Jo Flynn, KI6OIY
    Assistant Director Emergency Management Division
    (714) 765-6955
    e-Mail: cert@anaheim.net


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    About CERT

    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.

    Class Schedule:

    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   
    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
    Location: TBD
    Register Online here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9im76j2hx3qolcy/start
    Click HERE for the Class Flier

    2014 Saturday CERT 24 hour course
    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 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Saturday 10/18/14 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Saturday 11/15/14 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Saturday 12/20/14 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Saturday 01/17/14 8:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Location: TBD Register Online here: http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e9im8qx7hx3qxf9g/start
    Click HEREfor 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

    Questions? Call Pamela at (714) 765-6951 or email at cert@anaheim.net.

    HOW TO BECOME AN ANAHEIM CERT VOLUNTEER

    BASIC REQUIREMENTS

    • IS-100
    • IS-700
    • Fingerprints/ Background Check
    • Disaster Service Worker Form

    CERT Level I

    • CERT Class Certificate

    CERT Level II

    • First Aid, CPR, AED
    • Shelter Training

    CERT Level III (CMAP)

    RACES

    • Radio License