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Initial CERT Training   

This training is free, but participants will need to pay for livescan fingerprinting after completing the course. Call Fullerton Fire at (714) 773-1316 with questions.

CERT Academy Training
Date/Time Course Title
-- 2019 --
Saturday October 26, 9am - 4pm
Tuesday, October 29, 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, November 2, 7pm - 9pm
Saturday, November 9, 9am - 4pm
Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Academy
Class size limited  - Register early.

CERT Course Syllabus

Online registration

Download Registration  or pick up a registration packet during normal business hours at:

Fullerton Fire Department Headquarters
312 E. Commonwealth Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92832

Persons requiring special accommodations to participate in the training classes are asked to notify the Fire Department staff at the time of registration.


 Monthly CERT Training Dates

These Training Sessions are for team members who have successfully completed the initial CERT Academy.              

Date/Time                    Course Title
February 12 
7 pm - 9 pm
Bi-Monthly Training and EOC - Fullerton Maintenance Yard
April 9
7 pm - 9 pm
Bi-Monthly Meeting - Location TBD
May 7
7 pm - 8:30 pm
EOC Training - Fullerton Maintenance Yard
 June 8
9 am - 11 am
Bi-Monthly Meeting - Location TBD
 July 4
  Time TBD
Fire Patrols, Fullerton CERT is activated
 July 9
7 pm - 8:30 pm
EOC Training - Fullerton Maintenance Yard
 August 13
7 pm - 9:00 pm
Bi-Monthly Meeting - Location TBD
 October 8
7 pm - 9:00 pm
 Bi-Monthly Meeting - Fullerton Maintenance Yard
 November 8
9 am - 11 am
 Bi-Monthly Training and EOC - Location TBD

Courses will be canceled for insufficient interest (need 6 people to attend).

 Training Information


Earthquake Awareness — a study of the earthquake threat in Southern California, and what to do before, during and after a quake.

Fire Awareness — fire chemistry, fire safety, utility control, creative firefighting techniques and how to recognized hazardous materials.

Disaster Medical Operations — recognizing and treating life-threatening emergencies, the “ABC’s of Triage”, basic first aid and treatment management.

Light Search and Rescue Operations — evacuation, search techniques, rescue methods, including cribbing.

Team Organization and Disaster Psychology — developing a response team using people on scene, utilizing the Incident Command Structure and completing a psychological size-up of victims of a disaster.

Terrorism and Homeland Defense — a study of the history of terrorism, DOs and DON’Ts during a terrorist attack, and Homeland defense tips.


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