• Office of Emergency Management
    1500 Marilla St.,
    L2AN
    Dallas, Texas 75201
    Phone: (214) 670-4275
    Fax: (214) 670-4677

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    ​​​​​​​​​​​CERT Training

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    Volunteers become CERT members when they've completed class sessions taught by local emergency management and professional first responders. Classes include 20 hours of practical training and team-building exercises.


    Our August 2021 class is now full.  Please stay tuned to this website and our social media pages for information on new class dates.







     

    ​The Dallas CERT training program includes the following sessions:

    • Unit 1- Disaster Preparedness
    • Unit 2- CERT Organization
    • Unit 3- Disaster Medical Operations Part 1
    • Unit 4- Disaster Medical Operations Part 2
    • Unit 5-Psychology
    • Unit 6- Fire Safety
    • Unit 7- Light Search and Rescue
    • Unit 8- Terrorism

    The final session includes a disaster simulation to give volunteers the ability to apply their newly acquired skills in a simulated environment. CERT Graduates receive a certificate of completion.

     Dallas CERT Online Courses

    CLICK HERE to take the Dallas CERT Online Courses:

    DOCUMENTATION

    HAZMAT

    NAVIGATION

    TACTICAL RADIO


    In addition, CERT volunteers are encourage to take continuing education classes to refresh and enhance skills. Since March 2007, CERT members have completed the following continuing education classes:

    • Ham Radio Operator's Technician Class
    • Incident Stress Management
    • Strategic National Stockpile (large-scale medicine and antidote distribution)
    • And several disaster exercises

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    For more information contact OEM Department via email at OEMDepartment@dallascityhall.com or the CERT Program Manager, Cassandra Wallace via email to cassandra.wallace@dallascityhall.com or via fax to 214-670-4677.​

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    Additional Information & Training


     

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    Contact the CERT Program Manager, Cassandra Wallace via email at cassandra.wallace@dallascityhall.com
     

    CERT Membership Levels

    CERT Membership Levels


    CERT Forms​


    Log Forms

    Radio Issue Form 

    Personnel Resources

    ICS Forms

    ICS-309

    Incident Forms

    ​​Activity Log Page 1

    Activity Log Additional Pages

    Damage Assessment

    Equipment Resources

    Incident Briefing Page 1

    Incident Briefing Page 2

    Incident Cover Sheet

    Medical Treatment Record Page 1

    Medical Treatment Record Page 2

    Message Form

    Operational Task Sheet

    Personnel Sign In/Out Sheet

    Task Status Sheet

    Team Lead Assignments

    Tracking Form

    Triage Tags

    Other Training Resources

    Training:

    Preparing Texas (create account and upload certificates here)


    Radios:

    ARRL Precedence and Handling Instructions

     

    FEMA:

    FEMA ICS: IS 100.c*, IS 200.c*,IS 700.b*, IS 800.d* *www.training.fema.gov/ (put class title in search bar)


    Harris County CERT Rodeo:

    Harris County Rodeo Website


    SKYWARN:

    SKYWARN™ training is usually scheduled between January and March in preparation for tornado season.  Details on upcoming classes can be found on the National Weather Service's page here.