First Aid Classes in Sioux Falls
Accidents can happen at any age – which is why most of our Sioux Falls First Aid certification courses include detailed instruction on providing care to infants, children, and adults. Led by experienced, licensed instructors, our classes include the latest proven science and techniques for delivering care to people of all ages.
Note: Some courses focus on providing care to adults only. Please check the course descriptions for details.
In Sioux Falls, first aid classes from the American Red Cross take just a few short hours to complete, but can make all the difference to someone in need. That's because during our courses you'll not only learn how to provide care for minor injuries like small cuts and scrapes, but how to help when someone is suffering from a more serious bone, muscle or joint injury, a bug or snake bite, a sting, burns, temperature-related illnesses, and so much more. For complete information on the first aid classes available in your area, check out our newest course schedule – and learn how to help your family, friends and fellow citizens during times of crisis.
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 Sioux Falls. 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.
If you don't need OSHA-compliant certification and either have a challenging schedule or simply learn best in an online environment, opting for one of our online first aid trainings in Sioux Falls may be the solution you've been looking for. All of our online classes provide the same coursework and "lecture" materials as our traditional and Simulation Learning courses, but in lieu of a hands-on skills session they give you a series of online activities that will test your knowledge and skills. And although it won't be quite the same experience, you'll be able to fully understand the techniques described in class – and by the end, you'll have the confidence to apply them in a real-world setting. For additional details on our online first aid classes, browse our newest course listing.
After your first aid training in Sioux Falls 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.
Red Cross first aid certifications are valid for two years. If your certification is within 30 days of expiring, you can renew it by enrolling in one of our first aid renewal classes. These abbreviated courses allow you to learn the latest techniques and can help keep your memory fresh – so that during times of need, you're ready to respond. Once your first aid training in Sioux Falls is complete, your certification will be valid for an additional two years. For more information on the first aid renewal classes available in your area, check our newest course schedule.
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 Sioux Falls with us.