First Aid Classes in Huntsville
At the Red Cross, we believe that everyone should be well versed in providing first aid. After all, accidents happen – and having the ability to handle them with skillfully can make all the difference. That's why we offer first aid training in Huntsville in three unique formats: online, in-person and via our blended Simulation Learning. This way, you can take the class that suits your schedule and your learning style best – and learn how to treat scrapes, cuts and burns, choking emergencies, head, neck and spinal injuries, and more. Find a class in your area.
When you have a family, it's everyone's responsibility to know how to help when it's needed most. That's why we recommend that all family members, including the young, old, and middle aged, enroll in one of our first aid classes in Huntsville. With options available online, in person and via our blended Simulation Learning, no matter what your schedule may be or how you learn best, you can find a class that suits your needs. If you'd like to enroll in an in-person class as a family, you can do so by signing up for the same course individually, or by registering for group training.
Note: Most students are aged 16 or older, but younger students are also welcome to train with the Red Cross.
When it comes to delivering care during times of crisis, having the right supplies is almost as important has having the right skills. That's why all of our Huntsville first aid classes include information on what to stock in your first aid kit. By helping you gain the skills and knowledge necessary for providing the right care at the right moment, we can empower you to help anyone – including adults, infants, and children, when they need it most.
After taking one of our first aid classes in Huntsville, you can download our free app, and have access to a wide range of information on delivering first aid, preventing injuries, preparing for emergencies, and more. Get details on all of the first aid classes available in your area, and find out how our classes – and our app – can help you prepare for the unexpected.
In addition to basic first aid classes, your local Red Cross also offers a wilderness first aid class in Huntsville. Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, our wilderness first aid certification course covers advanced skills, like primary and secondary assessments, head/brain, neck and spinal injuries, hypothermia, heat-related illness, altitude-related illness, burns, allergies and anaphylaxis, bone and joint injuries, wounds and wound infection, and more. Upon successful completion of the class, you'll receive a two-year certification.
Note: Course materials are based on the Boy Scouts of America Wilderness First Aid Curriculum and Doctrine Guidelines, and align with OSHA's Best Practices for Workplace First Aid Training Programs.
After your first aid training in Huntsville is complete, it's important to test your skills on a regular basis. Otherwise, you run the risk of losing them due to lack of use – and all of your work will have been for naught. So, in order to help you easily maintain your skills and keep your memory sharp, we've developed a series of free, interactive online refreshers that allow you to test your skills regularly. This way, you can be stay prepared to help long after your class has ended.
At the Red Cross, online certificates make it easy to keep track of your trainings, distribute them to current or potential employers, send them to volunteer organizations, and more. With a unique URL and QR code, you can provide anyone, anywhere with the information they need to validate your credentials with just the click of a button. It's just one of the bonuses of earning your first aid certification in Huntsville with us.