Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program


The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program provides training to Alameda residents and employees of Alameda businesses to increase self-sufficiency in a disaster. Participants learn skills that will enable them to provide emergency assistance to their families and neighbors.


The course is taught in six class sessions:

  • Personal Preparedness and Hazard Mitigation
  • Disaster Medical 1 
  • Disaster Medical 2 
  • Fire Suppression / Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Awareness 
  • Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Mitigation / Terrorism Response 
  • Disaster Search Techniques & Completion Exercise

The CERT Class is held at the Fire Department Training Classroom at 431 Stardust Pl., Alameda Point (the old Navy Base), on the corner of West Midway and Rainbow Ct. in Alameda.


CERT courses are given four times throughout the year.  You can download the 2018 class schedule and registration form here. Register online click here


For more information or to register, contact the CERT Office at (510) 337-2129 or email the office.


Are you already a CERT graduate? Check out our our new graduate web site where you will be able to find continuing education classes,  upcoming training exercises, and events. Find out what CERT district you live in and get involved!


Alameda CERT is a public program of the City of Alameda.  Your donation of money, equipment, or supplies to Alameda CERT may be tax deductible. Check with your personal tax adviser to be sure.   For more information about donating to Alameda CERT, please contact Captain Sharon Oliver, telephone: 510-337-2131, email: