Basic CERT Training Class

Fall 2020 Schedule – TBD

The Community Emergency Response Team training session is designed for volunteers who wish to become involved in CERT in the New Canaan community. The six-session course covers: 

  • An Introduction to Disaster Preparedness
  • Disaster Medical Operations
  • Incident Command, Team Organization
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Terrorism & Sheltering in Place
  • Fire Suppression & Light Search and Rescue


Course Registration

Course Registration Details – TBD

Participants who successfully complete the full curriculum have the opportunity to volunteer as members of New Canaan CERT. Members of New Canaan CERT are provided with a backpack, basic disaster gear, a Town Identification Card, and can participate in additional training sessions.