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 Berkeley CERT Training Schedule


Register for classes:

Berkeley CERT classes include hands-on skills training and closed-toed shoes are mandatory.  Classes are held at the Fire Department's Division of Training at 997 Cedar St., Berkeley, CA 94710 unless otherwise noted. 

OES Division of Training *NOTEIn our commitment and effort to promote and encourage sustainable policies and practices, all CERT materials can be downloaded and printed or viewed online on the CERT Resources and Materials page. .  The City does not print copies of these documents for distribution. Berkeley CERT strives to be accessible in its program design.   If you need information in other formats, have difficulty accessing these materials, or need specific accommodations during CERT training please contact or call 510-981-5605.

**Food is not provided during training classes

*** Please refrain from wearing scented products to our trainings.

Email Information and Class Notification List

To sign up for the CERT information and class notification email list, subscribe by clicking here

Emails are periodically sent to notify list participants of upcoming disaster preparedness and CERT classes and activities.


To register for courses please click on class name to be taken to the registration page for that class.

Schedule of Class
(Schedule subject to change depending on instructor availability)

Saturday, February 25, CERT Fire Safety (Location: Oregon St. Apartments)

Saturday, March 25,  CERT Disaster Preparedness

Sunday, March 26, CERT Leadership Tools



Berkeley Emergency Prep Fair Training Schedule  Register Below



(Trainings below will be held 3/18 at LeConte Elementary School, 2241 Russell St. at the Fair)

March 18, 10:15a, Family and Household Preparedness

March 18, 11:15a, Resilient Neighborhoods

March 18, 12:15p, First Aid in Disaster

March 18, 1:15p, Earthquake Science with UC Berkeley Seismology Lab


Training for Kids (3rd-5th Grade) at the Fair

March 18, 12pm, Pillowcase Project - Disaster prep for kids by American Red Cross


Training in Spanish (LISTOS) at the Fair

March 18, 10:30a, LISTOS - Preparacion para Emergencias


 More classes to come .... CERT - Cribbing and Lifting





For additional information, call 510-981-5605.

If the class you wish to enroll in is full, click here to sign up to be notified when additional classes are added.

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