Community Emergency Response Training

Bea Adler  (907)373-8822


Contact for class scheduling and availability.


 If a widespread disaster were to occur, emergency personnel would likely be overwhelmed and, based upon the severity of the disaster, could be delayed - possibly for days- in responding to your needs.  

Would you know what to do?

CERT is a free 20 hour course that teaches people how to take care of themselves, their family and their neighbors in the event of a disaster. The course covers Disaster Preparedness, Fire Safety, Search and Rescue Techniques, Medical Triage, Medical Operations, Disaster Psychology, and ends with a simulation drill where trainees utilize the skills learned in a realistic hands-on disaster setting.

Read more in the  Mat-Su CERT brochure.

The Mat-Su Citizen Corps Program is responsible for bringing the Community Emergency   Response Team (CERT) training to residents and businesses throughout the Borough.  Our Citizen Corps Program has consistently grown and is now the most productive in the State, in number of persons trained and in outreach to the general population. Read more about CERT at www.citizencorps.gov/cert.

CERT Classes Currently Scheduled