C.E.R.T

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, implemented in many communities across the country, is designed to increase individual and community preparedness and self-reliance in the event of man-made or natural disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially recognized CERT as an important part of a community's disaster preparedness readiness. The Hemet Fire Department is pleased to bring this program to our community.

To learn more about The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, please contact our Emergency Services Coordinator at 951-765-2451 or email the Office of Emergency Services

CERT BASIC TRAINING COURSES (ONGOING)

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program, implemented in many communities across the country, is designed to increase individual and community preparedness and self-reliance in the event of man-made or natural disasters. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has officially recognized CERT as an important part of a community’s disaster preparedness readiness. The Hemet Fire Department is pleased to bring this program to our community.

If you are interested in becoming part of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), please join us for training courses offered by the City of Hemet Fire Department. Students MUST complete all 20 hours of classes in order to receive their certificate and free CERT bag.   

Topics Covered:

  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Fire Suppression
  • Disaster Medical, Parts I and II
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Team Organization
  • Terrorism Awareness

Training made possible with funds provided by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

THIS IS NOT A CERT REFRESHER COURSE

UPCOMING TRAINING DATES: 

  • TBD