Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

CERT Course - Winter 2020

Note: To complete the course, all sessions must be completed by the course participant.
Friday, Jan. 24th 6:30pm - 10pm Intro to CERT / Disaster Preparedness Placentia City Hall 401 E Chapman Ave
Saturday, Jan. 25th 9am - 4pm Fire Suppression / Medical Operations Placentia City Hall 401 E Chapman Ave
Friday, Feb. 7th 6:30pm - 10pm Disaster Psychology / Terrorism Placentia City Hall 401 E Chapman Ave
Saturday, Feb 8th 9am - 3pm Search & Rescue / Final Exercise and Graduation Placentia Public Works 2999 La Jolla Ave. Anaheim

Online Registration for Upcoming CERT Courses

View the registration form (PDF) here.  Registrations may be sent to the Emergency Services Division via e-mail or standard mail.

For More Information

After your initial CERT training, you can choose to continue participating with the program. View more information about the program itself, levels of involvement, as well as tips on being better prepared for disasters.

CERT courses cover many topics including:

  • Disaster preparedness

  • Disaster medical operations

  • Fire suppression and Prevention

  • Light search and rescue

  • Disaster psychology

  • Terrorism 

  • Emergency Communications

Preparing for Disasters

Do you know what to do in the event of a disaster? Do you know how to prepare before the disaster occurs? If your answer to these questions is no, come join the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training!

CERT is a course that demonstrates how to prepare for a disaster as well as what to do during and immediately after the event. It is free to all participants including non-residents of Placentia.

Course Information

To register, please contact the Emergency Services Division at (714) 993-8176 or e-mail Storrence@placentia.org . You must be at minimum 14 years old (with guardian also enrolled in the course) to take the CERT course.  Placentia CERT Logo