CERT Program of Kirkland, WA

Summer 2017 CERT Intensive Training Course

  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017
  • Sunday, August 13, 2017
  • 3 sessions
  • Wednesday, August 09, 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Saturday, August 12, 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Sunday, August 13, 2017, 8:00 AM 5:00 PM (PDT)
  • Bellevue Public Safety Training Center
  • 7


Community Emergency Response Training is a hands-on course taught by an instructing team of firefighters and trained citizen CERT instructors. Participants will learn how to support their neighborhoods and community by preparing for and responding to catastrophic disasters when first responders who provide fire and medical services will be overwhelmed.  Personal preparedness, quick decision-making skills, and rescuer safety are also emphasized. 


Classes include instruction in personal preparedness, disaster medical operations, fire suppression, light search and rescue operations, disaster psychology, recognizing potential acts of terrorism, and team organization.

Participants must be at least 16 years old to register on their own.   Students 14-15 may participate, however, they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for all classes.


No refunds for cancellations after July 25, 2017.


All participants must complete the online FEMA course IS 317 before the beginning of class. 

You may find the class here: https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=is-317

Please email a copy of your certificate of completion no later than Tuesday, August 8th to training@RedmondCERT.org.


Bellevue Public Safety Training Center
1838 116th Ave NE, Bellevue, 98004


Due to the compressed curriculum of this intensive course, you must attend all three days for the entire class time and demonstrate proof of IS 317 completion in order to successfully fulfill the requirements of this course. A final drill will be conducted on Sunday so that participants can practice their new skills.

This course is brought to you by the CERT Eastside Regional Leadership Team.  

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