Instructor Training and Certification

Instructor Training and Certification

Instructor teaching a class
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Becoming a Red Cross Instructor +

Being a Red Cross instructor is a fulfilling and rewarding experience. If you’d like to learn more about becoming an instructor, or if you’re ready to get started, contact the Training Support Center at 1-800-RED-CROSS or to begin the process. Instructor training courses include:

  • First Aid/AED/CPR Instructor Training
  • CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Response Instructor
  • Water Safety Instructor (teach Red Cross Learn-to-Swim classes)
  • Lifeguarding Instructor
  • Babysitting Instructor

More Value

  • Offer your students a two-year certification for first aid and CPR/AED with free digital refreshers
  • Choose between free digital or affordable print materials for most train the trainer courses

More Convenient

  • Online training management system that allows instructors to manage their own course records and print certificates
  • Online ordering and a dedicated instructor resources web site

More Training Options

  • Blended-learning course options for First Aid and CPR/AED
  • Wide selection of courses, including
    • Wilderness and Remote First Aid,
    • Babysitter’s Training,
    • Nurse Assistant Training,
    • Swimming and Water Safety,
    • Lifeguarding,
    • Emergency Medical Response
Becoming a Red Cross Training Instructor +

Licensed Training Providers and Authorized Providers are collaborators with the Red Cross in providing quality Health and Safety Services training in local communities. Whether providing training for their own employees, volunteers, clients or members of the community, Authorized Providers have an obligation to provide the highest quality training possible.

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or Call 1-800-REDCROSS