CPR Training

American Red Cross CPR training classes give you the information and the skills you need to help adults, children and infants during breathing and cardiac emergencies. Whether you choose in-person or blended learning CPR training, our world-class instructors deliver the most up-to-date information that’s engaging and effective.

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Getting Your CPR Certification

CPR certification takes just a few short hours, but can help you add years to someone's life. Successful completion of an in-person or blended learning course gives you a two-year certification in adult and/or pediatric CPR.

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Taking CPR Classes

With our in-person classes or our award-winning blended learning opportunities, it's easy to find a class that suits your schedule and your learning style.

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CPR Online Classes

Our online CPR courses educate you on how to respond to cardiac emergencies. But remember, hands-on skills training is needed if you need to satisfy a workplace training requirement.

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CPR Renewal & Recertification

If you've already been through Red Cross CPR training but need to renew your certification, you can do so in an abbreviated class designed to refresh your skills and test your knowledge.

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CPR Programs for Schools

Teachers and administrators can get the CPR training they need to help their students during times of crisis, and gain the skills necessary to teach students how to administer hands-only CPR themselves.

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CPR for Healthcare Providers

American Red Cross CPR training for healthcare providers delivers evidence-based learning in the classroom and online.

Why Train With the Red Cross

Red Cross CPR/AED Training Saves Lives

Reid Heiser, Life Saver
One week after 17-year-old Reid completed his Red Cross CPR training, he needed to use it. In November 2011, Reid saved the life of Jim Hammer after he collapsed at the recreation center where Reid worked. Now friends, they share their story.

Red Cross training matters
For more than a century, we've prepared people to respond to emergencies of all sizes - from the everyday to the large disaster. Join the millions we train every year and learn the skills that can save a life.

"Without my friend's training, I would not be here"
- Watch Bre Dumke's Story

"I'm really glad she survived that"
- Watch the Snyder Family's Story