Additional Training Opportunities


HAM Radio License

HAM operators must have a technician level license obtained by successfully passing the technician level test. Local classes that prepare you for the test are held at

The Salvation Army Fireside Room, 3950 Clayton Road, Concord.

For more information and future training dates contact:

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American Red Cross Training

Courses offered include:

  • CPR for Lay Responders
  • First Aid for Lay responders
  • AED for Lay Responders
  • Disaster Preparedness

For more information, visit


The Pleasant Hill Recreation & Park District

  • Adult and Pediatric CPR

For more information, visit


Contra Costa County Animal Response Team (CoCoCART)

CART is We are a resource for Contra Costa County Animal Services and specialize in mass care and sheltering for animals during disasters.

For a list of training opportunities and other information about CART, visit them on facebook at


CERT Instructor Training

If you wish to become a CERT Instructor, classes are held semi-annually at Richmond and San Ramon. As information becomes available on the upcoming class, it will be posted to the website.