CERT Member Resources

This area is for CERT members looking for latest information, resources and tools to use in emergency preparedness. For the latest CERT class information, please visit the CERT page.


CERT Alert! Newsletters

The CERT Alert! newsletters are full of information about West Pierce CERT classes, training, disaster and emergency preparedness information.  Please click on the links below to read the latest versions.

Spring 2023
Fall 2023
Winter 2024


CERT Language Guide
CERT Cheat Sheet
CERT Standard Operating Guidelines
CERT Team Map (this map is password protected)
Damage Assessment Forms
Disaster Supply Checklist
Disaster Medical Triage Forms
Prepare in a Year (available in English and Spanish)
Two Weeks Ready


Check out these helpful websites for more information about disaster and emergency preparedness, CERT and other information.

CERT in Action video
Citizen Corps Council of Pierce County

Hybrid CERT Training*

NOAA Weather
Pierce County Department of Emergency Management
West Pierce CERT Facebook

*This training does not satisfy the Basic CERT training requirements, you must also complete the hands-on, practical portion provided by your local CERT program. 

Online Courses

IS-100.C – Introduction to Incident Command System
IS-200.C – ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents
IS-315.A – CERT and the Incident Command System (ICS)
IS-317.A – Introduction to CERT 
IS-700.B – NIMS An Introduction

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