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CERT Training

Community Emergency Response Team Seeks Interested Citizens

About CERT

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program educates people about disaster preparedness and provides valuable training. CERT participants learn about hazards in their area, disaster preparedness equipment and tactics and basic disaster response skills, including:

  • Fire Safety
  • Light Search & Rescue
  • Team Organization
  • Disaster Medical Operations

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CERT Training

The City of Lake Elsinore has partnered with the Riverside County Office of Emergency Services to provide CERT training in our area. The training is a commitment of 20 hours, at no cost to participants. Participants who successfully complete a combination of classroom and hands-on instruction in fire suppression, search & rescue, cribbing and field medical procedures will receive a certificate upon completion of the class. View CERT Program Overview Syllabus (PDF 371KB)  

Training Location & Address

All CERT training is held at a City Facility:

Lake Elsinore Community Center
310 West Graham Avenue
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Phone (951) 674-5170

CERT Enrollment and Schedule Information

Please email Mary Zilliox, or call (951) 674-5170 extension 301 to obtain current schedule and enrollment information. Preliminary CERT training information posted below may be subject to change.


2014 CERT Training Schedule

View the 2014 CERT Training Schedule for Evening and Weekend Classes for the Spring and Fall Sessions.
Enrollment is Now Open for the 2014 Calendar Year
View the Flyer for the 2014 CERT Training Schedule (PDF 338KB)

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Last updated: 3/13/2014 5:52:49 PM