Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

About CERT

CERT Teton County logoLocal Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) programs train and organize teams of volunteers to assist their families, neighbors, co-workers, and other community members during emergencies when professional responders may not be immediately available to provide assistance.

Teton County Emergency Management is the sponsoring organization for the Teton County Community Emergency Response Team. Community members who have taken the time to go through a 32-hour CERT Basic Training course are eligible to join Teton County CERT. The Teton County CERT program provides continuing education, skills practice, team building activities, and opportunities for members to deploy to planned events and real-world emergencies in the county. 

CERT Basic Training

2023 Dates: September 30, October 1, October 7, and October 8

9 AM - 5 PM each day, lunch provided

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Basic Training is a free, 32-hour course that leaves graduates with skills to help themselves and others during everything from catastrophic disasters to small-scale emergencies. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will have the opportunity to join the Teton County Community Emergency Response Team which provides continuing education and opportunities to deploy to planned events and real-world emergencies in the county.

The training involves a mix of classroom lecture, discussion, and hands-on activities. Topics covered include:

  • Basic first aid
  • Disaster psychology
  • Light urban search and rescue
  • Small fire suppression
  • And more!

To apply for Basic Training 2023, click here. Send the application to

To be notified when the next course opens, email Emergency Management or call us at 307-733-9572.

Teton CERT Basic Training Graduates 2022

Graduates of the CERT Basic Training Class of 2022

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