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EMHS Training Classes

The Emergency Management/Homeland Security Bureau of the City of Scottsdale offers training opportunities and presentations on Homeland Security and emergency/disaster preparedness issues.  Registration is required as space is limited. 

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Title: Ready Scottsdale Presentations
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Dates: New dates to be announced
Time: Various, see registration page for dates and times
Location: Arizona Room, Weitzman Public Safety Building; 8401 E. Indian School Road
Cost: Free
Event Description:

This presentation will discuss the need for preparedness and simple steps you can take to protect your family and loved ones in the event of an emergency.  Specifically, the seminars will discuss creating a disaster supply kit, making a family disaster plan, and a list of resources to help each member of the family protect themselves. 

Title: Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)
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Dates: CERT Class 15-02: Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29, Nov. 5, 12 and 14.
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. (Final scenarios on April 4 and Nov. 14: 8 am-12 pm)
Location: Tom Hontz Police and Fire Training Facility, 911 N. Stadem Drive, Tempe
Cost: Free
Event Description:

The CERT program trains the community in basic disaster prevention and response skills such as disaster preparedness, fire suppression, disaster medical operations, search and rescue, organization and disaster psychology.


This six-week course culminates in a disaster simulation. Classes are hands-on, intensive, and designed to offer students decision making and practical skills needed to safely assist families, neighbors and coworkers in the event of an emergency or disaster.


CERT training is free, but pre-registration is mandatory as class size is limited.

For more information, contact us at EMHS@ScottsdaleAZ.gov.