Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)


Cause Areas


Tue Sep 04, 2018 06:00 PM - Sun Oct 07, 2018 09:00 PM


591 Charles St.Providence, RI 02904
cert kit
Free preparedness kit with class completion


CERT is a 25 hour course split into 7 classes. This is a base line training to teach community members some basic skills to assist during disasters. We cover: General preparedness, Fire extinguishing, Disaster medical operations, Light search and rescue, Incident command structure, Disaster psychology, and Terrorism. The course is then closed out with a final test and hands on "rodeo". Each student will also receive a preparedness/response bag, certificate, CERT patch, and PEMA CERT shirt. This is a free course!

NOTE: We respond to 100% of requests. If you do not hear back from us within 48 hours, Please contact directly. Number is on Providence RI website under emergency management department. Spam monster eats some of our emails.


  • Disaster Response
  • Disaster Cleanup
  • Animal Care / Handling
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Search & Rescue
  • Operations

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Aprox. 25 hours, 7 classes + "rodeo"
  • We perform background check at no charge

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