First Aid Classes in Charleston
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 Charleston 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 Charleston. 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 Charleston 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.
At the Red Cross we offer first aid classes that focus on care for adults only, but we also offer courses that allow you to provide care to ill or injured adults, children and infants. In general, we recommend that most people select adult and pediatric first aid training in Charleston. Not only will this type of class give you all of the information you need to care for adults, but with the skills and knowledge necessary for providing care to children and infants, you can become a more capable, more responsible family member, employee and citizen. For more information on all of the first aid classes available in your area, check our newest course schedule.
After your first aid training in Charleston 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 Charleston 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.
In addition to offering First Aid training in Charleston, the Red Cross also delivers a wide range of online, in-person, and blended Simulation Learning courses that can help you meet your personal and professional goals. From CPR classes to AED use, our local experts will be here for you when you're ready for more. Check our newest class schedule and discover even more ways to train.