CERT Basic Training
CERT in Action
The CERT Basic Training features a revised Disaster Medical Operations section, an updated Terrorism and CERT section, and hazard-specific annexes. Find the curriculum materials online and order free copies through the FEMA publications warehouse online ordering platform.
The CERT Basic Training includes research-validated guidance for CERT programs to teach members what to do before, during, and after the hazards their communities may face. The materials in the training include:
Hazard annex slide decks
FEMA Independent Study IS-317: Introduction to CERT - This Independent Study (IS) course is an introduction to the CERT program.
FEMA Independent Study IS-315: CERT and the ICS - This Independent Study (IS) course introduces CERT leaders to the Incident Command System (ICS), a proven management system used by emergency managers.
CERT members in leadership positions are encouraged to take the CERT Train-the Trainer and Program Manager Courses. Find more information through the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) and signup for course offerings too.
Upcoming G-317 Training Courses
Wimberley - Classes are on Saturdays on the following dates:
11/4 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
11/18 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
12/2 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wimberly Fire Rescue
111 Green Acres Drive
Wimberley, TX 78676
Option to attend the POD Nov. 20 for the practical
Visit the TDEM website to register. (Must be logged into your account.)
G-317: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Course
CERT Master Instructors