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NERT Training SOMA/Design District

Full NERT Training:  Are you new to the NERT program?


The full NERT training consists of six class sessions that are approximately three hours each. NERT Training is free to anyone who lives or works in San Francisco.


Note: It is important for new participants to attend all sessions to gain the full benefit of the training.



  • Enrollment must begin by the 2nd class session to participate.

  • A certificate may be issued to new graduates at Class 6.

  • Make-up classes must be completed within 6 months of beginning NERT training.


  • To make up a class do not select a ticket. Contact the NERT Office at sffdnert@sfgov.org or 415-970-2022; let us know the date, time, class number, and original class.

  • If you are recertifying within 3 months of expiration, click here to enroll for class 5 & 6 only: https://bit.ly/2GLVOCl If you have been expired for more than one year, you must re-take the full course.


Full NERT Training Course Outline:


Thursday June 13, 9:00AM-4:30PM


Class Session #1          


Earthquake Awareness, Preparedness, and Hazard Mitigation 


Class Session #2


Types of Fire, Hazardous Materials, Terrorism Awareness, Utility Shut-off


Thuesday June 20, 9:00AM-4:30PM


Class Session #3


Disaster Medicine


Class Session #4


Light Search and Rescue


Thursday June 27, 9:00AM-4:30PM


Class Session # 5


Emergency Team Organization, Disaster Psychology


Class Session # 6


Hands-On Application, Course Review, and Graduation




*photo credit: Todd Sanchioni