CERT Training

HC ESD 48 Fire Department and Katy Area CERT will be offering CERT Training at the HC ESD 48 FD, Station 5, located at 21201 Morton Road, Katy, TX  77449 between North Fry Road and North Mason Road.  Training is FREE and open to the public.  Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, starting January 4, 2022 and ending January 27, 2022. To register, contact HCESD 48 FD at cert.training@hcesd48.org.   

HC ESD 48 Fire Department and Katy Area CERT will be offering CERT Training at the HC ESD 48 FD, Station 5, located at 21201 Morton Road, Katy, TX  77449 between North Fry Road and North Mason Road.  Training is FREE and open to the public.  Classes will be held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, starting April 5, 2022 and ending April 28, 2022. To register, contact HCESD 48 FD at cert.training@hcesd48.org.   

The Jim & JoAnn Fonteno Senior Education Center will be offering CERT Training at 6600 Bissonnet Street, Houston, Texas 77074.  Training is free and open to residents of Harris County that are 55 or older and you will need to register.  Classes will be held on Mondays from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, starting April 21st, 2022 and ending June 9th, 2022.  To register, contact Fonteno SEC at (713) 274-3305 or fontenosec@pct3.hctx.net.

 

Additional Training

 

IS-317.A: Introduction to Community Emergency Response Team (CERTs)

This FEMA Independent Study online course is an introduction to the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program for those interested in learning about the CERT program. The course includes three lessons: Introduction to CERT, What CERTs Do, and Becoming Involved. Remember: It is important to understand that completion of this Independent Study course is not equivalent to, and cannot be used in place of the classroom delivery of the CERT Basic training. To become a CERT volunteer, you must complete the classroom training.

Click this link to navigate to the training:

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-317.a

 

IS-315.A: CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS)

This Independent Study (IS) course introduces you to the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) relationship to the Incident Command System (ICS), a proven management system used by emergency managers to help maintain the safety of disaster workers, provide clear leadership and organizational structure, and improve the effectiveness of rescue efforts. This program educates any Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program manager, CERT trainer, or emergency responder who may manage and/or coordinate with a CERT about the CERT’s potential roles in a disaster or emergency situation.

Click this link to navigate to the training:

https://training.fema.gov/is/courseoverview.aspx?code=IS-315.a&d=5/1/2020