Open Enrollment For The Simi Valley Community Emergency Response Training “CERT” Academy Is Going On Right Now

In keeping with the theme of National Preparedness during the month of September, there isn’t a better way to step up and take action in support of your own preparedness! Participation in training, such as the Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) Academy is a great way for you to learn how to become better prepared for earthquakes, brush fires, and all kinds of other emergencies. The goal of CERT is to provide residents with the most comprehensive preparedness training and teach useful skills through hands-on activities in an “Academy” format.

The Simi Valley CERT Academy is FREE and meets one night a week for six-weeks beginning on Thursday, October 11, 2018 and ending on Thursday, November 15, 2018. The curriculum is presented by Ventura County Fire Department personnel and is held in Simi Valley at the City’s Emergency Operation Center. A Disaster Simulation will wrap-up the training on Saturday, November 17, 2018 and is f ollowed by the presentation of certificates of completion to all CERT Graduates at the City Council meeting on Monday, November 19, 2018.

The CERT Academy is open for enrollment NOW. This will be the final academy offered in 2018. For more information about the City of Simi Valley CERT Academy and to enroll online, visit: or contact the City of Simi Valley Office of Emergency Services at (805) 583-6950.

Contact Information: 
Theresa Ramirez 
Office of Emergency Services 
[email protected]

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