In a disaster, you don’t rise to the occasion, you sink to your lowest level of preparedness. Your level of preparation will determine your reaction to whatever event happens and how well you will recover.

CERT Training Information

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Community Emergency Response Team


Trains Families to know how to take care of themselves before, during, and after a disaster.

Tooele County Emergency Management is a proud partner in the federally based and nationally recognized Community Emergency Response Team program. TCEM has been organizing, training, and equipping local CERTs almost since the program was first organized. Currently there are more than 250 CERT members living or working within our county.

The CERT program provides standardized training which equips citizens with the skills necessary to respond during large emergencies and disasters. It’s a perfect example of neighbors helping neighbors.

Training includes:

  • Small Fire Suppression
  • Basic First Aid
  • Medical and CERT organization and operations
  • Disaster Psychology
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Terrorism awareness
  • Hands on skills