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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 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: If you have been expired for more than 3 months, you must re-take the full course.

Full NERT Training Course Outline:

Class Session #1 - Wednesday July 10, 6:30-10:00PM

Earthquake Awareness, Preparedness, and Hazard Mitigation 

Class Session #2 - Wednesday July 17, 6:30-10:00PM

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

Class Session #3 - Wednesday July 24, 6:30-10:00PM 

Disaster Medicine

Class Session #4 - Wednesday July 31, 6:30-10:00PM

Light Search and Rescue

Class Session # 5 - Wednesday August 7, 6:30-10:00PM

Emergency Team Organization & Disaster Psychology

Class Session # 6 - Wednesday August 14, 6:30-10:00PM

Hands-On Skills Application, Course Review, and Graduation

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