We are glad you are interested in taking the CERT Academy. The Academy is offered four times year which are held at the Regional Public Safety Training Center (RPSTC) which is located at 5190 Spectrum Blvd.


The REVISED 2020 CERT Academy schedule

October 15, 16, 17 and on October 22, 23, 24

Thursday and Friday, the Academy is held from 6 pm until 9 pm and on Saturdays the Academy is held from 9 am until 4 pm. 

To preview the information you will learn in the CERT Academy, check out the Flyer and FEMA IS-317.

Make sure that you have completed the Basic Training application form and have submitted it to Perry at mperry@washoecounty.us.


New CERT volunteers are invited to the new volunteer orientation generally held two weeks after graduation from the academy. Click HERE to download the new volunteer application (background check). Bring this completed application with you to orientation. 


If you have any questions, please call the CERT office at 775-325-6927.