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 updated 03-04-2020
The Santa Clara Fire Department offers Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, a program on how to respond to the effects of an earthquake. This training focuses on how neighbors can help neighbors after an earthquake or disaster. For more information regarding the Santa Clara CERT Program or earthquake preparedness, call 408-615-4940.

Local CERT training opportunities in Santa Clara County


2020 CERT Academy Schedule
TO REGISTER for a CERT Academy: 

Click on a "city/town CERT" link below

  • Los Altos CERT (October) Schedule 
  • Los Gatos/Monte Sereno (October/November) Schedule 
  •    Questions: (408) 808-7800 or cert@sccfd.org
  • If you are interested in attending CERT and do not live or work in the jurisdictions served by the Santa Clara County Fire Department you can attend any of the CERT classes served by SCCFD, however, preference will be given to those who reside in any of the seven (7) SCCFD jurisdictions.
  • For further questions please visit the web site or contact
  • CERT Academy organizer cert@sccfd.org
  • For additional information visit www.sccfd.org

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If you are not local to the Santa Clara Valley:

To learn how you can register for CERT or find a program near you, please contact your local emergency manager or

FEMA at FEMA-Prepare@fema.dhs.gov

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Check out a preparedness webinar at FEMA

CERT Cohort is based in Santa Clara California
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