Training & Certification

Watch this video about how a real New Yorker used her American Red Cross CPR training to save one man's life.
Helping New York residents prepare for and respond to emergencies is vital to the core mission of the American Red Cross. Each year, the Greater New York region trains as many as 600,000 people in the New York City area to prepare for emergencies, prevent injuries and respond calmly and effectively when emergencies strike. Look below for courses and learn how to save a life today!
  • You can view all the weekly class schedules in New York City, Mineola, Hawthorne, Queens & Greenwich CT in the box to the right
  • To sign up for classes, please use the box to the right, enter your zip code and click "find classes"

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Find First Aid, AED, CPR Certification Courses - NYC & Manhattan

CPR, First Aid, AED, Pediatric CPR, CPR/First Aid for Professionals, Pet First Aid, Babysitting and more. Find NYC local lifesaving skills courses here.

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Corporate Emergency Preparedness Training

Do your employees have the lifesaving CPR and first-aid skills needed to help co-workers or customers in an emergency situation? Could they save a life? If not, learn about the comprehensive health and safety training offered by the American Red Cross Greater New York Region.

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On-Site Training for Business & Groups

Whether you need to train 8 employees in Manhattan,100 community members in multiple facilities across the community or 2,000 students in locations across the country, the Red Cross can customize a plan that meets your needs. Our flexible first aid, CPR/AED and emergency preparedness training will help you meet OSHA guidelines and prepare your group to save lives.

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Safety Training for Child Care Providers

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services has designated the American Red Cross in Greater New York an authorized provider of Safety Training for Child Care Providers. To register for training, please call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) with your valid New York State Childcare License number and select the prompt for Health and Safety Training.

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Automated External Defibrillator/AED Training

Every large building is equipped with an Automated External Defibrillator/AED machine. Do you or your colleagues know how to use it? Sign up for a class today and save lives!

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Become A Red Cross Authorized Provider

Unlike many other training organizations, an American Red Cross Authorized Provider helps us to deliver the needed services to the communities of Greater New York.

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For Instructors

Find all the information you need to become and operate as a Red Cross Instructor. Here you will find updates and information about Red Cross training and policies that relate to instructors.