CPR Instructor Class

American Red Cross

First Aid, CPR & AED Instructor

Description This course has been updated to include 2015 ECC Guidelines and provides instructor candidates with the skills and knowledge to teach the American Red Cross basic-level First Aid, CPR and AED courses.
Prerequisites
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Possess current basic-level American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED certification or equivalent.
  • Complete an online orientation to the American Red Cross.
  • Complete an online First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Precourse including online Precourse test.
Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of the course, instructor candidates should be thoroughly familiar with the program materials and should be able to:

  • Exhibit the characteristics required of an American Red Cross representative and role model.
  • Conduct courses in a manner that helps participants to stay engaged in the learning process.
  • Perform applicable first aid, CPR and AED skills at an appropriate skill level.
  • Ensure participants’ health and safety during training.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records and reports.
  • Plan, organize and conduct the first aid, CPR and AED courses in accordance with the requirements of the specific class they will be teaching.
  • Monitor participants’ practice and provide corrective feedback and encouragement that is consistent with the skill chart.
  • Recognize that the requirements in the skill assessment tool are criteria for ascertaining the proficiency of a participant’s performance.
  • Choose the appropriate course and materials to meet the specific training needs of participants or groups.
Certification
  • American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, valid for 2 years.
Fee
  • $230 class fee + $35 online course fee = $265 total
Class Schedule
  • Saturday 8am-7pm  &  Sunday 10am-4pm

Instructor Manuals & Pre-class Work

Links to all course manuals and pre-class work will be emailed to you once you register online for the class.

What to Bring to Class

  • Proof that you are at least 16 years old
  • Current Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification(s) or equivalent
  • Completed Registration Form
  • Online Pre-Course completion report
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Participant’s Manual (digital or hard copy)
  • Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor’s Manual (digital or hard copy)
  • Adult and Infant CPR pocket masks (may be purchased at class for $25/set)