Located in South Village Residence Room 1056 | CERT is on-call 24/7

To volunteer with CERT, fill out our online application form.

In the event of an emergency on campus, CERT should be contacted through Campus Security at (905) 721-2000 ext. 2400 or by dialling 2400 from any campus phone.  When reporting an emergency make sure you provide your name, location, and the nature of the medical emergency as well as any other relevant information.

About CERT

The Campus Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a student-run service which provides assistance in medical emergencies. CERT members are trained Advanced Medical First Responders (AMFR) by St. John Ambulance,  training is provided by certified St. John Ambulance instructors. CERT responders provide medical response and advanced first aid to the Durham College and UOIT, available at almost every campus location and are on-call 24-hours a day, seven days week. Responders are trained at the health care provider level, carrying oxygen, automatic external defibrillators, as well essentials needed to handle any medical emergency. CERT is a part of the St. John Ambulance community service unit D1206.

CERT also offers coverage for groups holding special events on campus and works closely with Health Services as well as Durham EMS to ensure the health and safety of students, faculty and staff on campus.