Events


Here are some upcoming events of interest to CERT participants. (See the Calendar for a full schedule.)

Information about meetings of the CERT Auxiliary Working Group can be found here.

  • January 23: Aptos Branch Team Leader Meeting
    Aptos Firehouse, 6934 Soquel Dr, 7-9 pm. Only for Aptos Area Team Leaders and one alternate.
  • February 8: Basic CERT Training (Boulder Creek) begins
    There will be a Basic CERT Class in Boulder Creek on four Thursdays (February 8, 22, March 1, 8) from 6:30–10:00 pm and Saturday, March 10, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Thursday classes will be held at the Boulder Creek Fire Dept, 13230 Central Ave, Boulder Creek. The Saturday class will be held at the Felton Fire Dept, 131 Kirby St, Felton. (Outline | Register)
  • February 13: Advanced Training (Aptos)
    The 3 Killers, Head-to-Toe Assessment, and Head Injuries. Aptos Firehouse, 6934 Soquel Dr, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • February 15: Advanced Training (Felton)
    The 3 Killers, Head-to-Toe Assessment, and Head Injuries. Felton Firehouse, 131 Kirby St, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • February 27: Basic CERT Training (Live Oak) begins
    There will be a Basic CERT Class in Live Oak on three Tuesdays (February 27, March 6, 20) and one Thursday (March 15) from 6:30–10:00 pm and Saturday, March 24, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Classes will be held at Central Fire, 930 – 17th Av, Santa Cruz. (Outline | Register)
  • March 7: Advanced Training (Felton)
    Advanced Incident Management System (ICS). Felton Firehouse, 131 Kirby St, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • March 14: Advanced Training (Aptos)
    Advanced Incident Management System (ICS). Aptos Firehouse, 6934 Soquel Dr, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • April 4: Basic CERT Training (Watsonville) begins
    There will be a Basic CERT Class in Watsonville on four Wednesdays (April 4, 11, 18, 25) from 6:30–10:00 pm and Saturday, April 28, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Classes will be held at the Marinovich Community Center, 120 – 2nd St, Watsonville. (Outline | Register)
  • April 6-8: Train the Trainer (Cabrillo College)
    Instructor Training for CERT Basic Course. 8:30 am to 4:00 pm all three days. (Flyer)
    Download the application, fill it out, and email it to us.
  • May 3: Basic CERT Training (Scotts Valley) begins
    There will be a Basic CERT Class in Scotts Valley on four Thursdays (May 3, 10, 17, 24) from 6:30–10:00 pm and Saturday, June 2, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Thursday classes will be held at the Scotts Valley Fire Dept, 7 Erba Ln, Scotts Valley. The Saturday class will be held at the Felton Fire Dept, 131 Kirby St, Felton. (Outline | Register)
  • May 15: Advanced Training (Aptos)
    Moving Victims, Recovery Position, and Advanced Splinting. Aptos Firehouse, 6934 Soquel Dr, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • May 16: Advanced Training (Felton)
    Moving Victims, Recovery Position, and Advanced Splinting. Felton Firehouse, 131 Kirby St, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • June 6: Advanced Training (Felton)
    Topic TBD. Felton Firehouse, 131 Kirby St, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)
  • June 7: Advanced Training (Aptos)
    Topic TBD. Aptos Firehouse, 6934 Soquel Dr, 7-9:30 pm. (Register)

 

Past Events

2017 events
  • December 5,6: Advanced Training on Disaster Psychology, Aptos and Felton
  • November 21: Sandbag Training, Watsonville
  • November 9: Basic CERT Training, Santa Cruz (Outline)
  • October 4: Utility Safety Training, Felton
  • September 21: Basic CERT Training, Watsonville (Outline)
  • September 16-17: Mountain CERT Disaster Training Exercise (Description)
  • August 26: Search and Rescue training
  • August 22: Basic CERT Training, Live Oak (Outline)
  • August 17: Incident Command System (ICS) Exercise
  • August 12: Red Cross Shelter Operations training
  • July 27: Incident Command Structure (ICS) Exercise
  • July 19: NIMS/SEMS Combined training
  • June 14,15: Medical Review Advanced Training, Felton and Aptos
  • May 18: Basic CERT Training, Santa Cruz (Outline )
  • May 3: Basic CERT Training, Watsonville (Outline)
  • Apr 6: Basic CERT Training, Felton (Outline)
  • March 15: DSW badge recertification
  • March 15: Map Your Neighborhood workshop
  • February 21: Basic CERT Training, Aptos
  • February 11: Basic CERT Training, Bonny Doon
2016 events
  • November 15: Advanced Training on Utility Safety
  • October 15: Basic CERT Training, Ben Lomond (Outline)
  • October 11: Basic CERT Training, Santa Cruz (Outline)
  • October 2: Dangers in Paradise
  • September 20: Basic CERT Training, Aptos
  • August 18: Basic CERT Training, Boulder Creek
  • May 4: Basic CERT Training, Aptos
  • May 3: Basic CERT Training, Santa Cruz
  • April 30: Formidable Footprint solar storm training session, Felton
  • April 25: Talk on Climate Change and Zika Virus
  • April 7: Basic CERT Training, Felton
  • February 2: Basic CERT Training, Aptos
  • January 30: Formidable Footprint earthquake training session, Felton and Aptos
  • January 25: Amateur Radio Class, Ben Lomond
  • January 6: Basic CERT Training, Felton
2015 events
  • November 21: El Niño Winter Preparation Fair
  • November 4: Traffic Control and Electrical Hazards (CERT Refresher Training)
  • October 31: Formidable Footprint Tornado training session, San Lorenzo Valley
  • October 13: Basic CERT Training, Aptos
  • September 26: Formidable Footprint Wildland Fire training session, Bonny Doon
  • September 13: Dangers in Paradise (Recap)
  • September 12: Disaster by the Bay. Monterey (Description | Recap)
  • September 9: Webinar about American Red Cross and CERT
  • August 2015 – Waldorf School CERT Class, Bonny Doon