First Aid Classes in Grand Rapids

The American Red Cross offers First Aid classes in Grand Rapids and across the state. Designed to fit seamlessly into your schedule, all of our courses are available at a wide range of times and in a variety of locations. This way, you can easily find a class near your home, office or school. All of our classes are taught by experts in the field who can help you gain the skills and confidence needed to provide care during times of crisis.

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When you choose one of our in-person First Aid classes in Grand Rapids, you'll get personalized attention and the hands-on training you need to help someone in need. Delivered in a traditional classroom setting, these classes include lecture and skills training, as well as ample time for questions and discussion. Our in-person Grand Rapids First Aid certification courses take just a few short hours to complete, but give you the skills and confidence needed to provide care during an emergency.

Our Simulation Learning courses are designed for those who want the convenience of online classes, the confidence that comes with hands-on experience, and full certification. After signing up for one of our blended Grand Rapids First Aid classes you simply need to complete the online coursework, then demonstrate your skills to a certified instructor. Once both sections have been successfully completed you'll receive full certification that's valid for two years.

The Red Cross offers First Aid classes in Grand Rapids for faculty at schools that wish to adopt Red Cross training exclusively for their health and safety training needs. Under our "authorized provider" agreement, the Red Cross will train adult faculty members in first aid, and provide them with information on how to effectively teach students those same skills.

Note: The Red Cross will waive the student learner fees, however instructor training fees still apply.

When it comes to First Aid, it's important to know how to treat both kids and adults. That's why, in our Grand Rapids first aid classes, we'll review the procedures for caring for adults separately from those that are applicable to kids. By doing so, our instructors make it easy to understand the differences when providing care so that you can help each person according to his or her needs.

Because children and infants require special care during times of crisis, our First Aid classes in Grand Rapids include detailed information on helping kids who are sick or injured. This way, you can provide children with the care they need in a way that won't cause further damage to their growing bodies.

When you successfully complete First Aid training in Grand Rapids from the American Red Cross, you'll receive a certificate that's valid for two years, as well access to refresher materials that you can refer to online any time. This way, you can keep your skills sharp and your memory fresh. In addition, all of your Red Cross certificates are available digitally, and include unique ID and QR codes that employers and volunteer organizations can use to validate your credentials.

Note: Online-only courses do not include in-person skills sessions. To receive full OSHA-compliant certification, please enroll in an in-person or Simulation Learning course.