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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

Readiness. Response. Recovery.

Phone: 503-823-4375

Fax: 503-823-3903

TDD: 503-823-3947

Important NET Documents

The downloadable files on this page represent the core documents of the NET program. These documents govern NET policies, activities and training standards.

NET Knots Guidebook

04/21/2015, 2.0 MB: Practice guidebook for the eight knots NETs are advised to focus on.


02/05/2017, 1.08 MB: ICS forms (as found in the CERT Textbook), modified slightly for NET use.

NET Guidelines

08/21/2016, 12 MB: Complete electronic version of NET Guidelines with appendices. The Guidelines are the governing policies for the NET program.

CERT Basic Participant Student Manual

06/01/2011, 4.6 MB: The Basic Training curriculum used in the NET program.

Minimum Service Contribution (MSC) Guide

08/20/2016, .5 MB: Appendix B excerpted from the Guidelines. Covers activities that credit towards MSC, and how to log MSC hours in volunteer profile.

NET Task Book

The NET Task Book and supporting materials