What is CERT?
Through hands-on practice and realistic exercises, CERT members:
- Learn how to safely respond to manmade and natural hazards
- Help organize basic disaster response
- Promote preparedness by hosting and participating in community events
CERT Introduction Training: IS-317 (Online): is available online through FEMA as an independent study course that serves as an introduction to CERT for those wanting to complete online training or as a refresher for current CERT members. The online course takes between six and eight hours to complete at your own pace.
Upon successfully finishing the IS-317 course, the registrant will receive a certificate of completion (from FEMA). Aside from being a great resource for those new to the CERT program, this class is also a great refresher for current Los Altos CERT volunteers. To take the online course, click here.