CERT Basic Training

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Google Business

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:

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 CERT G-317  Training Courses (Click the image of the location and dates you prefer)

G-317 CERT Training option 3.png
G-317 CERT Training option 4.png
G-317 CERT Training option 5.png

Download the CERT Basic Training Materials

Instructor Guide


Participant Manual

Presentation Slides