Training + Certification

Our Class Programs

Training My Employees

Train your employees with the knowledge and skills they need for effective leadership in the event of an emergency. From First Aid and CPR training, to Lifeguard and EMT certification, the American Red Cross has the emergency health and safety training and certification options available to suit your employee's needs. Our trained solution specialists can custom tailor a program specifically around your organization. Learn more about all of our comprehensive courses, with online, blended simulation learning, and in-person options, as well as all of the latest learning tools and resources available in the United States today.

How We Teach

Classroom / Skills Check

  • Local in-person training
  • Learn from experienced instructors
  • Convenient locations and times for instructor-led skills check

Online + Classroom

  • Combines the flexibility of online training with instructor-led skills check
  • Start taking your online portion immediately
  • Convenient locations and times for in-person or virtual skills check with experienced instructors
  • Satisfies OSHA workplace safety certification requirements


  • Work at your own pace
  • Engaging and Interactive courses
  • Start taking your course immediately
  • Course access after completion
For Instructors

For Instructors

Join our elite group of trained health and safety professionals and learn how to teach individuals, businesses, schools, and communities the most effective lifesaving and disaster preparedness skills available today. From CPR and Water Safety, to First Aid and CNA training, our instructors are armed with the latest and most up-to-date manuals and training supplies, including printed and online materials. Find convenient course information and certification options today.

For Instructors

For Students

Become a student of the American Red Cross, while obtaining life-saving knowledge and skills designed to keep you prepared in the event of an emergency, with all the latest health and safety training techniques and certification programs. Our comprehensive courses include Lifeguarding, First Aid, and Basic Life Support Instruction for Healthcare Providers, incorporating all of the most up-to-date emergency practices in the Unites States today. Conveniently access course information online, detailed reference pages and manuals designed to support your learning experience, as well as the latest in continuing education opportunities.

Why Red Cross?


Programs range from in-person to online training and in-between. Learn and get certified when it’s convenient to you.


All programs focus on what you need to know right away to get you trained and certified as quickly as possible.


Founded 135 years ago, preparedness training is at the core of what we do. All training and certificates are OSHA and Government compliant.