The next course is scheduled as follows:
Thursday, March 1, 2018 – 5:30 PM until 10:00 PM.
Saturday, March 3, 2018 – 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 – 6:00 PM until 10:00 PM.
Saturday, March 10, 2018 – 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM.

CERT academies are held at the Oceanside Fire Training Center, 110 Jones Road, Oceanside, 92058, you can find a map here.


For an application form, click here.

Please direct any questions to the Cert Program Manager. Fill out the contact form here.

Oceanside CERT offers training to the general public only at this time. If you wish private training for a particular group in the community please contact the program manager with your request. As we have an all volunteer training group each request will be considered on an individual basis

  • General public / Open classes
  • Specific neighborhood groups
  • Government groups
  • Faith-based organizations
  • People with disabilities

Upcoming Events

March 18, 2018
  • [March 24] [9am-12 noon]

    Flood Response Class]

    There will be a Flood Response Class on Saturday, March 24 from 9am-Noon ish.

    You DO NOT have to have a DSW card to attend this class. (All CERT Members may attend, Adult & Teen).

    This class WILL NOT be at the Fire Training Center.  It will be held at the City's Operation Center at


    4927 Oceanside Blvd

    Oceanside, Ca 92056

    (Near the Hobie Cat Bldg)


    The parking lot entrance is located at Oceanside Blvd and Catalina Cir. (Please Park there)


    This class is considered a quarterly meeting.  To maintain an active status with Oceanside CERT you need to attend at least (1) quarterly meeting and (1) skill builder annually. This is a good opportunity to fill that need.


    The class will teach and demonstrate appropriate sandbagging methods and flood control for your home or in the event Oceanside CERT is activated to assist during heavy rain climate.


    This class will be conducted outside. Therefore, dress according to the weather.  Also, please bring you PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Helmet, Vest, Gloves, Eye Protection, Sturdy Shoes, and Pants.

    Please RSVP: for this class so we can have a head count.

    Thank you

    (a lot of time and effort go into class instruction so maximum attendance is desired)

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