Resources


Local CERT teams and team members can take advantage of resources as we learn of them.

If you know of additional resources we should list here, please let us know.

Resource Materials for Teams and Trainers

Basic CERT Training

  • Unit 1 — Disaster Preparedness (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 2 — Fire Safety & Utility Controls (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 3 — Disaster Medical Operations, Part 1 (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 4 — Disaster Medical Operations, Part 2 (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 5 — Light Search & Rescue Operations (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 6 — CERT Organization (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 7 — Disaster Psychology (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 8 — Terrorism and CERT (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint)
  • Unit 9 — Review and Exam (Jan 2020) (PowerPoint under revision)

Additional Training and Resources

  • How to Start and Maintain a CERT Program (PDF) (from the Corporation for National & Community Service)
  • Training module for Triage (PowerPoint)
  • Training module for Traffic Management (PowerPoint)
  • Seacliff CERT July 2016 exercise featuring ICS and communication (PDF)
  • Seacliff CERT July 2017 ICS exercise  (PDF)
  • Volunteer Time Log when activated through OES (PDF | Word)

Recommended Books

  • Linda Masterson, Surviving Wildfire: Get Prepared, Stay Alive, Rebuild Your Life (A Handbook for Homeowners)