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From first aid, CPR and bloodborne pathogens training to swimming and lifeguarding, and Babysitter's Training, the Red Cross trains thousands of local residents each year in lifesaving skills through community and workplace courses offered. See below for local classes, or select “Training and Certification” at the top of the page to find courses offered in your area.


Red Cross Orange County CPR Class

First Aid, CPR & AED

Red Cross First Aid, CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) and AED (automated external defibrillator) training and certification meets the needs of workplace responders, professional rescuers school staffs, professional responders and healthcare providers, as well as the general public. We offer both certified and non-certified training options.

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Red Cross Orange County Aquatics Classes

Aquatics Classes

We’re passionate about water safety at the Red Cross. For the past century, the Red Cross has helped millions of people learn to swim and be water smart. We’ve partnered with external companies and agencies to provide high-caliber aquatics classes to the public. These classes are not offered by the American Red Cross unless specifically noted.

Click here to contact your local aquatics representative.

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Get the most out of Red Cross swim lessons with the Swim App. Click here to download the Red Cross swim app.

Red Cross Orange Babysitting Classes

Babysitting and Child Care Training

The American Red Cross offers unique babysitter’s training classes for children starting at age 11. The classes provide the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly care for infants and children.

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Red Cross Orange NAT Classes

Nurse Assistant Training (NAT)

Are you interested in a nursing career? The Red Cross offers training for entry-level healthcare careers through its Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program. The program equips students and helps give them a career pathway into the fast-growing industry, while also helping communities alleviate a shortage of adequately trained Certified Nurse Assistants (CNAs).

Click here for more information on the NAT program and to find a class near you.