NYC CERT is always looking for new volunteers who want to help their families, friends, neighbors, and communities before, during, and after emergencies.
NYC CERT basic training is available to all New York City residents, as well as those who work in New York City. To apply to become a CERT member, you must be 18 years of age or older, live or work in New York City, and pass a NYC Emergency Management background check.
If you have trouble registering, please contact NYC CERT.
NYC CERT instructors are active FDNY, NYPD, and NYC Emergency Management personnel.
The 10 training sessions include:
Training locations change annually.