Red Cross Training in California
The American Red Cross is proud to offer training classes in California that are designed to suit your needs and learning style. You can choose to learn from our expert trainers in person or take online courses. It is our goal to teach the skills and knowledge we have developed in our programs to ensure that our students act with confidence when moments matter.
Our California CPR/AED classes combines a new, game-changing educational model with the latest science-based advancements in lifesaving care. Red Cross CPR/AED training provides a personalized approach that is flexible, efficient and cost effective. Our programs satisfy OSHA-mandated job requirements, workplace or other regulatory requirements.
The Red Cross CPR/AED program has an enhanced focus on life-threatening emergencies and the skills needed to respond to them quickly, when minutes matter. This focus, in combination with a robust suite of informational and skill videos, allows students to participate in active learning, featuring peer-to-peer learning, with more hands-on skill practice during a shorter overall class. Multiple delivery options are available online, online+classroom or Instructor-led. Whether it’s a cardiac emergency at home, at school or in your community, when CPR and AED are administered, the chance of survival improves dramatically.
The Red Cross, always on the front lines when it comes to saving lives, is once again out front bringing the future of First Aid/CPR/AED training to you in California. Red Cross First Aid training helps participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing and first aid emergencies. Red Cross courses teaches California participants the knowledge and skills needed to give immediate care to an injured or ill person when minutes matter and to decide whether advanced medical care is needed. Red Cross delivers in-person and online + classroom learning courses that are nationally recognized by most organizations and meet OSHA and most California regulatory requirements.
Do you require advanced resuscitation training for your job in California? American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) classes serve as the foundation of resuscitation training for healthcare professionals who are seeking to meet competency verification, education, credentialing and privileging requirements. Our modern, adaptive resuscitation training solutions not only equip you with the latest knowledge to help ensure better outcomes but also are designed to save you time and money. Basic Life Support (BLS) classes in California are taught by local Red Cross Instructors.
The cornerstone of the science-based Red Cross BLS course is built upon guidance from the International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) and the Consensus on Science with Treatment Recommendations (CoSTR), the world’s most authoritative source for resuscitation knowledge.
Unlike other educational providers, the Red Cross curriculum goes beyond a cardiac focus, which makes our programs unique and more robust. Our training incorporates a broader spectrum of scientific recommendations from other recognized professional organizations, including rigorous, expert review from the Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council.
Parents value a well-trained sitter. In fact, in an American Red Cross survey, 8 in 10 parents said they would pay more for a sitter who is trained in CPR, first aid and child care skills. Become the best sitter you can be – and be prepared for the moments that matter – with Red Cross babysitting courses. The Red Cross offers multiple different options for babysitter certification classes in California. These courses deliver the latest information to help you care for children when their parents can't be with them. The format of the classes depends on which course you choose to take with us.
What Program is Right for You? Red Cross California Babysitter Course Options include:
Ideal for sitters aged 11-15, self-paced, online-only course teaches basic childcare, basic first aid and safety and guidance on developing a babysitting business.
Designed for ages 16, enables students to learn while having fun the most common child care routines and behavior along with safety inside and outside of the house.
This course builds on the skills in our Babysitting Basics online class with hands-on training in child safety, basic first aid, diaper changing, child handling, feeding, behavior, games and the business of babysitting. Get certified with the Red Cross in California to become a babysitter today!
Red Cross lifeguarding and water safety courses are taught year-round from trained professionals in California to help you gain the skills and confidence necessary for providing care and instruction when it's needed the most. Courses available include lifeguarding, Water Safety Instructor™ training, Lifeguard Instructor training, safety training for swim coaches and more. All students must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class and pass a pre-course swimming skills test. After passing the requirements, you will receive a lifeguard certification that is valid for the following 2 years.What does the Red Cross Offer Through our Lifeguarding Courses?
- Abbreviated renewal courses to make recertification a quick and easy process
- Access to extensive lifeguarding manual to be referenced at any time
- A certification in First Aid/CPR/AED
California swim classes and water safety training are a fun and easy way to be confident in the water. Ensure every member of your family learns to swim so they at least achieve skills of water competency: able to enter the water, get a breath, stay afloat, change position, swim a distance then get out of the water safely. Available in a range of locations throughout California and designed for those ages six months to adult. Swim classes in California are not only convenient, but perfect for the whole family.
Red Cross leaves you with a mastery of lifesaving techniques and the confidence to act when moments matter. Find a Class today.