About the Class
Personal Emergency Preparedness (PEP) is a three-hour class based on the same curriculum as the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Program. This condensed class covers all the important skills that CERT training provides, without the long-term commitment of joining the team. The skills covered include:
  • PEP training curriculum
  • Home disaster preparation
  • Utility control
  • Fire safety
  • Hazardous material awareness
  • Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) awareness
Class Information
  • PEP is scheduled six times per year. Due to COVID-19, all classes are postponed until further notice.
  • You can call 510-494-4244 or e-mail to register for classes.
  • The cost is free.
  • High school students can apply this class towards student community service hours for graduation.
  • Groups can also request PEP to come to your location.