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 tactics and basic disaster response skills, including:

  • Fire Safety                                                                         cert-fire
  • 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 Cultural Center 
183 North Main Street 
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 may be subject to change. If you are interested in learning more about CERT, please fill out the CERT Application  and email to mzilliox@lake-elsinore.org