In addition to our BLS, CPR AED, and First Aid classes, we also provide a variety of other courses, programs and workshop to support your training needs. This includes CPR for New and Expecting Parents, Babysitting programs, Wilderness First Aid, Advanced First Aid, and Scouting programs and badge workshops.
CPR for New & Expecting Parents classes cover child and infant CPR AED and how to relieve choking. This 2-hour course does not lead to certification but covers the important skills to recognizing and respond to choking and cardiac emergencies in infants and children.
Babysitting Courses includes Safe Sitter and ASHI Child and Babysitting Safety. These programs are designed for children ages 11-14 to learn how to become babysitters.
Stay at Home programs are designed to cover safety for older children and tweens who will be staying home alone.
Grandparents: Getting Started is the newest course from Safe Sitter. Safety and childcare guidelines are continually improving and this programs covers the new current recommendations for caring for your grandchildren.
ASHI Child and Babysitting Safety has 2 class formats – a 6-hour classroom course; or a blended learning program that includes an online course and a 2-hour skills session class that can be in-person or remote. Course covers preparing to babysit, business basics, caring for children, and some basic first aid skills. This course does not include CPR or First Aid certification. Students will earn a babysitter certification card valid for 2 years. You can view the ASHI Child and Babysitting Safety resource page HERE.
Safe Sitter has several course options. These in-person classroom courses include:
- Safe Sitter Essentials (5 1/2 hour class) which covers safety, child care skills, rescue skills, life and business skills.
- Safe Sitter Essentials with CPR (6 1/2 hour class) covers the topics of Safe Sitters Essential as well as includes CPR. While this course includes CPR, students will not earn CPR certification.
- Safe Sitter Expanded (2-day class) covers the skills of Safe Sitter Essentials as well as includes behavior management, online safety, and challenge activities.
Programs and workshops for Girl Scouts include First Aid badge workshops as well as certification courses.
Programs and workshops for Cub Scouts and Scouts BSA include Achievements and Merit Badge workshops as well as certification courses.
Wilderness First Aid Courses through the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) and Health and Safety Institute (HSI). These courses cover how to respond and treat emergencies and accidents in remote settings or when advanced help is hours or more away. These courses expand on the knowledge and skills covered in First Aid CPR AED and include treatment/evacuation decisions, patient assessment, emergency moves, splinting, bandaging and more. We offer the 8-hour basic course, 16-hour intermediate course, and the 32-hour comprehensive course.
Online OSHA Training through Summit Training Source. This includes OSHA 10 and 30 hour training for general industry & construction, HAZWOPER, and more. Please use the links on this page to visit the Summit Training Source website to view and register for courses.
Most of these programs have Resource Pages with additional information for course participants.
Please note that all course charges and fees cover the course supplies which include, but are not limited to books, mannequin lungs, barrier sheets, training valves, gauze, gloves, first aid supplies, cleaning supplies, books and/or handouts and the cost of certification cards; as well as payment to the instructor, rent and utilities. These charges and fees to do not represent income to the American Heart Association, American Red Cross, Health and Safety Institute, Emergency Care and Safety Institute, Safe Sitter, or other organizations whose programs we may offer. These organizations are compensated through our purchase of their training materials, books & cards.
The official disclaimer from the American Heart Association:
The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.