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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*Note that you will not receive a printed copy of the participant manual.  We strive to promote sustainable practices.  All manuals and Power Point presentations are available for download on the CERT Resources and Materials page.

**Food is not provided during training classes

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.

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

Saturday, April 19, 2014, 9am - 12pm           Fire Safety    (CANCELLED)

Sunday, April 27, 2014, 9am-1pm                 Light Search and Rescue

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9am - 1pm                Light Search and Rescue

Sunday, May 11, 2014, 9am - 12pm              Fire Safety

Saturday, May 17, 2014, 9am-12pm              CERT Organization  

Saturday, May 24, 2014, 10am - 4pm            Ham Radio License Review and Exam

Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 6pm - 9pm         FRS Radio Communications

Sunday, June 29, 2014, 9am - 1pm               Light Search and Rescue

 More classes to come .... 


CERT - Cribbing and Lifting


To register for courses please email including the following information:



Zip Code:

Phone Number:

Email Address:

Class Date and Name:

I live/work (choose one or both) in Berkeley.

If attending from IFC, Panhellinic, or Co-op, provide Chapter or House name:

 You will receive an email confirmation once the class has enough enrollees. 


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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