At the American Red Cross we believe in empowering people to prepare for, and respond to, emergencies of all sizes. One of the ways we do this is by providing individuals with the information and skills they need to help during times of crisis. By taking our CPR, AED, and first aid classes in Reading, you're joining the ranks of millions worldwide who will be there to help when it's needed most.
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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 Reading 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.
When you choose one of our in-person first aid classes in Reading, 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 Reading 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.
If you don't regularly use the skills you learned in our Reading first aid classes, it's easy to forget how to provide care during times of crisis. In order to help you stay sharp and ready for to help, we've created several quick step-by-step guides that you can print up, keep with you, and refer to when it suits your schedule. This way, you can easily refresh your memory, maintain your skills, and provide the right type of care when it's needed most.
First aid classes in Reading can help your school create a safer campus community. When you become part of the Red Cross Schools Program your teachers and administrators will not only receive first aid training from the American Red Cross, but they will also learn how to train their students for free. Find out how to join our program.
When it comes to first aid, it's important to know how to treat both kids and adults. That's why, in our Reading 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 Reading 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.
At the Red Cross, you'll find first aid training in Reading that makes it easy to learn your way. Whether you choose one of our in-person classes or a blended Simulation Learning course, you'll have access to local, knowledgeable instructors who can help you understand the theories behind our training, as well as the best practices available. With their help, you'll learn to confidently provide care.