CERT Members Page

CERT Member Resource Links

CERT Review and Continuing Education Training

FEMA Online Training: The Emergency Management Institute
Free online training classes for CERT members and the general public. Most include a certificate of completion.


NIMS/ICS courses required for CERT certification:
IS-100. Introduction to the Incident Management System (ICS)
IS-700. Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)


FEMA IS-317: Introduction to CERT (On-line)

"Introduction to Community Emergency Response Teams," IS-317, is an independent study course that serves as an introduction to CERT for those wanting to complete training or as a refresher for current team members. IS-317 can be taken by anyone interested in CERT. However, to become a CERT volunteer, one must complete the classroom training.

Click here to take the course: http://www.citizencorps.fema.gov/cert/IS317/

Click here to take the final exam: http://www.citizencorps.fema.gov/cc/editIS317.do

Downloadable CERT Training Materials


Teen CERT Resources

For local CERT program managers and others who want to establish and maintain CERT training for teens, there are a number of tools at your disposal. Explore the links below for more information.

CERT Supplemental Training

CERT Training Videos


Thank You Notes

Lowcountry CERT would like to thank those who have generously donated funds to the organization.

Upcoming Events

NEW Volunteer Opportunities!

  • Charleston & Berkeley County POD Managers Needed
  • Charleston & Berkeley County EOC Support Team

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Thanks For Your Support

The Internal Revenue Service has granted LCERT tax exemption under section 501(c)(3).

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Lowcountry CERT
C/O Charleston County
Emergency Management Dept
8500 Palmetto Commerce Pkwy
Ladson, SC 29456

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