New CERT Basic Class- Registration Opens August 25, 2024!

Do you know how to assist your neighbors and co-workers in any emergency? Will you be able to help if emergency services are delayed? If your answer was not a resounding “Yes!”, then consider taking the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) course offered by Montgomery County, MD CERT Team.

Montgomery County’s enhanced Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training course will prepare you for common emergency situations and the hazards and disasters that may impact the DC Metro area. 

This course follows the FEMA CERT training curriculum.  Topics include fire safety, light search and rescue, disaster preparedness, wound care, disaster psychology, team organization and disaster responseAdditionally, this course includes CPR/AED training.

Register for the Next Class

The next CERT Basic Course will start October 16th, 2024. The course will take place on Wednesday evenings virtually and Saturday mornings in person for 5 weeks.

Registration will open on August 25th at 8:00 am . Registration link is below. Please mark your calendars!

Thank you for your interest in the Montgomery County CERT Basic program. If you have additional questions, not covered above, please send an email to