CERT Training

CERT Training

Classes for the City of Moorpark Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training for the public are aimed at teaching residents to help their families and neighbors during a disaster.

Classes are typically held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on six consecutive Thursdays with one Final from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Saturday following the last Thursday. The training, which is offered at no charge, is sponsored by the City of Moorpark and the Ventura County Fire Department.

Class Schedule 

The 2017 classes scheduled to be held from 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM on six Thursdays, running 1/26/2017 through 3/2/2017, and one Saturday, 3/4/2017 are full.  Please check back for information regarding new schedules.

Program Topics

The CERT program is an all-risk, all-hazard, emergency preparedness training. In CERT, attendees learn a positive and realistic approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens may initially be on their own.

Topics covered during the classes will include:
  • CERT and terrorism
  • CERT organization
  • Disaster medical operations
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Disaster psychology
  • Fire safety
  • Sight search and rescue operations

 Contact Teri Davis for additional information. 805-517-6241