CERT FAQ's

Read on to find helpful answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding CERT Training in Oakland.

Date Posted: February 9th, 2021 @ 6:40 PM
Last Updated: February 9th, 2021 @ 8:01 PM
Frequently Asked Question Answer Additional Information/Resources

I have completed CERT Training with another City of FEMA Sponsored Program. Is my certification valid in Oakland?

Upon receipt of verification of CERT training certification from the issuing agency, and in order to make sure that we are promoting the best and most current practices consistently, previously certified CERT members will be invited to take or participate in a refresher course/workshop where Oaklands CERT Instruction team will provide you with a new/current skills assessment for the City of Oakland.

Based on your performance in the refresher course/workshop, you may be invited to re-train with us via the Oakland CERT training or, you may be encouraged to move forward and complete the written portion of the Oakland CERT assessment.

How does CERT training compare to the old "CORE Training" modules?

Click here to see how CORE Modules I, II, and III equate to the FEMA-CERT curriculum.