CERT Program of Kirkland, WA

Kirkland’s CERT program offers several ongoing education and skill refresher classes throughout the year.  Upcoming sessions are listed in the upper right hand corner of the main page of this website.   We also have a special page dedicated to ongoing training opportunities.  That page has a list of upcoming classes with links to register, as well as a list of past classes.  Contact us if you see a class you would like to attend in the future.  Have an idea for a future class?  Contact us - we love suggestions!


FEMA Independent Study Online Courses 

Kirkland’s CERT program requests that participants take FEMA's ICS 100.b and NIMS 700.a courses.

ICS - Incident Command System 100.b

NIMS - National Incident Management System 700.a




Amateur (Ham) Radio

Telephone and internet communications are often disrupted during a major disaster.  Amateur radio is a great backup plan.  You must have a license from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in order to become a radio operator, but don’t let that deter you – the 35 question exam is not difficult.  The Lake Washington Ham Club is here to help you prepare for the exam and get started in the wonderful hobby of ham radio.

The Lake Washington Ham Club is independent from the Kirkland CERT program, but quite a few folks are members of both organizations. 
The Lake Washington Ham Club offers classes several times a year.

For more information about Lake Washington Ham Club, please visit their website: www.LakeWashingtonHamClub.org.



     CERT16 Graduation
     CERT Class #16 Graduation
     November 6, 2013





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