Washington State Emergency Management Division

*Canceled* G0428 CERT Train-the-Trainer Course

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 to Thursday, May 14, 2020

8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Daily
The registration period has closed for this event.

Course Description

This 24-hour course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to instruct the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training that prepares citizens to assist in emergency response activities in their local community. This class is a requirement to be a recognized CERT Instructor in Washington.

Course Objectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the CERT Basic Training course.
  • Demonstrate the ability to present an assigned portion of the course (teach-back).
  • Communicate the core values of the program.
  • Demonstrate classroom management techniques.
  • Demonstrate effective teaching techniques.
  • Model appropriate behavior as an instructor.

  • Instructor experience recommended and

  • Completion of Basic CERT training or IS 317 online course

  • Endorsement by local Program Manager

  • Must have FEMA SID #.


Visit FEMA's Emergency Management Institute to complete these Independent Study courses.

Target Audience

Program trainers or coordinators knowledgeable of the CERT program, committed to serving as instructors in their community and willing to be included in a statewide instructor database.

Student Selection

Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis; class size is limited to 30 students with minimum being 15.

Continuing Education
Contact: Hours - 24


Jefferson County

9193 Rhody Dr
Chimacum, WA 98325

Course Manager

Paula Towne

Citizen Corps & CERT Program Coordinator

302 Sid Snyder Ave SW

Olympia, WA 98594

(360) 725-5290


This class is canceled!