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In order to ensure that you receive the most accurate, up-to-date information and training available, all of our courses and materials are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council. This 50+member panel of nationally-recognized medical, scientific, and academic experts is dedicated to ensuring that the Red Cross delivers information that is backed by the best science and best practices in the industry. And whether you're taking a CPR class in Oakland, or an online course from the comfort of your home, you can rest assured that you're getting accurate, proven training that can help you respond appropriately in times of crisis.
Get CPR and First Aid training in Oakland that's designed specifically for healthcare professionals. Created for those with a duty to respond, our courses use the latest science and educational innovations to cover performing primary assessments, giving ventilations, choking, CPR, and AED use. Successful completion of the course gives you a two-year certification, access to free refresher materials and more.
The Red Cross not only offers First Aid and CPR training in Oakland for private individuals, first responders and organizations, but we also offer a special training program for schools, which includes their staff and their students. Find out how to take part in our program – and empower your educators and pupils with the tools they need.
Get the CPR certification you need to meet OSHA workplace requirements. At the Red Cross, our Oakland CPR training classes can help you develop life-saving skills that you can use at work, at home and everywhere in between. Choose from our in-person training, or our blended Simulation Learning experience, which combines online coursework, which you can take at your own pace, with an in-person skills session. Both types of classes give you the opportunity to receive full certification that's valid for two years.
Whether your CPR certification is critical for your job or it's just for you, it's important to know that your credentials will expire two years from their award date. However, at the Red Cross in Oakland, CPR certification is easy to maintain. We offer dozens of abbreviated recertification classes throughout the year – so you can maintain your credentials, and your skills, and help during times of need.
At the Red Cross, our CPR classes and First Aid training in Oakland are augmented with easy-to-access online resources and manuals. Designed to be used during and after your training, our collection includes all of the course materials, as well as refresher activities which can help keep your skills fresh, step-by-step instructions that you can print, keep with you, and refer to anytime, and more. In addition, as your certification period nears its end, you can sign up for an abbreviated renewal course, where you'll learn the latest techniques, and can extend your certification by two more years.