Help Your Community in an Emergency

cert training Join a Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) by signing up for free training through the City’s Office of Emergency Services. CERT team training prepares local residents to help themselves, their families and neighbors in the event of a disaster. The training covers basic skills that are important to know in a disaster when emergency services may not be available. CERT members receive training in earthquake awareness, disaster fire suppression techniques, disaster medical operations, and light search and rescue, as well as team organization and management. Trained emergency personnel, including firefighters and emergency medical services personnel, teach all classes.

The CERT program is free to all residents of Mountain View and those who work at a Mountain View business. The training is provided in English, as well as other languages, including Spanish. For more information including class dates and to register, call the Office of Emergency Services at (650) 903-6825, or


To view more information about our community preparedness please visit these pages:

Disaster Kits

CERT Neighborhood Groups



CERT Graduate Information Update