Community Emergency Response Team Training - 2023.1 3-Day Accelerated Delivery

This event was held in-person on February 17, 2023

Friday, February 17, 2023

8:00am to 5:00pm


250 Victory Ct
Oakland, CA 94607

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2023.1 | 3-Day Accelerated Delivery

Day 1: Friday, February 17, 2023
Day 2: Saturday, February 18, 2023
Day 3: Sunday, February 19, 2023

*CERT training takes 24 hours to complete. As such, all days are required.
*Start at 8:00AM and end at 5:00PM each day

After completing the CERT training, cohort graduates will:

  • Be able to identify and anticipate hazards in the home and workplace
  • Understand what steps to take in order to increase personal and family readiness
  • Be familiar with the Incident Command System and basic functions
  • Know how to organize themselves and spontaneous volunteers in a disaster or emergency
  • Know how to apply basic medical techniques/basic first aid
  • Be able to set up medical treatment areas
  • Know how to help reduce survivor and DSW-V stress
  • Know how to safely extinguish small fires
  • Be able to conduct light search and rescue activities
  • Be able to assist emergency responders in mass casualty incidents.
  • Understand the appropriate actions to take in an active shooter situation
  • Be able to promote CERT Training in Oakland

Oakland CERT Training is available free of charge via hybrid [Digital/In-person] delivery, or via an accelerated 3- Day, in-person delivery. Teen CERT is typically delivered in-person, via the linked learning pathway and certification program at ARISE High School in Oakland.

Youth who do not attend ARISE High School may join any of the hybrid or accelerated CERT classes provided that parent or guardian permission has been obtained.

Event Type: Classes / Workshops

Accessibility and interpretation requests

Contact us to request disability-related accommodations, American Sign Language (ASL), Mandarin, Spanish or another language interpreter at least five (5) business days before the event.

All meetings held in-person are wheelchair accessible. Please refrain from wearing scented products as a courtesy to attendees with chemical sensitivities.

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Register for Oakland CERT Training

Help us #ReadyOakland. Through training, individuals can manage utilities and put out small fires; treat the three killers by opening airways, controlling bleeding, and treating for shock; provide basic medical aid; search for and rescue victims safely; and organize themselves and spontaneous volunteers to be effective until professional first responders can arrive.

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Brianna Horton
Emergency Planning Coordinator
City of Oakland

Kyle Trambley
Sr. Emergency Planning Coordinator
City of Oakland

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