Red Cross Classes

The emergency responder. The lifeguard at your local pool. A trusted babysitter. Each year, an average of more than 9 million people gain the skills they need to prepare for and respond to emergencies through American Red Cross training. Get engaged. Get certified. Get inspired - while learning an important new skill, you’re in the right place.

Center for Wilderness Safety is a National Provider of American Red Cross programs, and although currently primarily only offers these courses in the greater Washington DC / Northern Virginia area, we are able to offer these courses elsewhere in the country.

 
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Adult + Child CPR/AED

RedCross-CPR2Length: 4.5 hours of instruction    Cost: $75 per person
This hands-on adult CPR skills training course could help you save the life of a family member, a friend, or a stranger by preparing you to correctly and confidently respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults and children over the age of one. Training on how to properly use an AED is also included in this course.  [learn more]

 

Infant + Child CPR/AED

RedCross-Baby2Length: 4.5 hours of instruction    Cost: $75 per person
Designed for childcare providers, teachers, parents and others who supervise children, this course will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to recognize and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in infants and children up to 12 years of age.  [learn more]

 

Standard First Aid

RedCross-Cross2_REDLength: 4.5 hours of instruction    Cost: $75 per person
This course teaches participants how to provide care for injuries at home, work, school, or around the neighborhood; until advanced medical personnel arrive on scene and take over. The course also strives to give participants the knowledge and confidence needed to overcome any reluctance had to act in an emergency.  [learn more]

 

First Aid + CPR/AED Combo

First Aid + CPR-AED ComboLength: 7 hours of instruction    Cost: $118 per person
This course teaches participants how to recognize and provide care for common injuries and illnesses, as well as cardiac and breathing emergencies. The course also strives to give participants the knowledge and confidence needed to overcome any reluctance had to act in an emergency.  [learn more]

 

Asthma Inhaler + Epipen Training

11Length: 2 hours of instruction    Cost: $45 per person
This short introductory course will teach you how to identify the signs of a severe allergic reaction, as well as an asthma attack, then correctly administer an Epipen or asthma inhaler while waiting for advanced medical workers to arrive. Also, learn how to properly report the event of an asthma attack and your care to emergency services personnel.  [learn more]

 

Healthcare Provider & Professional Rescuer CPR/AED

RedCross-EKG2Length: 7 hours of instruction    Cost: $110 per person
As an EMT, firefighter, athletic trainer or lifeguard, it is your duty to respond to cardiac or breathing emergencies until more advanced medical personnel can take over. From assessing needs and making decisions to providing care, this program provides the skills you need through discussion, video and hands-on training based on real-life rescue scenarios. Course covers adults, children and infants.  [learn more]


We require a minimum of 6 to 8 students in order to sponsor a course (depending upon location).
We currently only offer these courses in the greater Northern VA/MD/Washington DC area.