The IS-317 can be taken by anyone interested in CERT. However, to become a CERT volunteer, one must complete the classroom training offered by a local government agency such as the emergency management agency, fire or police department. Contact your local emergency manager to learn about the local education and training opportunities available to you. Let this person know about your interest in taking CERT training.

CERT Training Materials Search and Rescue Tutorial

Downloadable Training Material for CERT InstructorsFor CERT instructors, download your training material from CERT site.


FEMA Training: http://www.training.fema.gov/EMIWeb/IS/is288.asp

Regional Operations | FEMA.gov: http://www.fema.gov/regional-operations

INFRAGARD - FBI's Anti-Terrorist Network: http://www.infragard.org