CERT: Community Emergency Response Team

The Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) program offers a consistent, nationwide approach to volunteer training in basic disaster response skills. Waukegan Fire Department has successfully held CERT training for several years and the next cohort starts Thursday, September 22, 2022 at 7pm.  Classes are two hours long.

If you are interested in attending Waukegan CERT training, fill out the application (PDF) and submit via e-mail to Capt. Burleson by Thursday, September 22nd at 4pm.  Applicants must be 21 years old or older and reside in Waukegan. A background check may be conducted by the Waukegan Police Department.