The American Red Cross, Cape Cod and Islands Chapter is looking to train CPR and First Aid instructors to teach classes on the Vineyard.
Instructor training courses will be held in Hyannis on Fridays, May 8 and 22 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost of the course is $145, but financial arrangements are possible.
This course trains you to teach basic level American Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED courses for lay responders. These courses include Standard First Aid, Standard First Aid with AED, Adult CPR, Adult CPR/AED, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid.
The prerequisites are current knowledge of and skills in American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED, Infant and Child CPR and First Aid at the first session. If you do not pass the skills test, the instructor cannot continue in the class and no refund is issued. Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) are included with the course. The minimum age for instructors is 16.
For details, visit online capecodandislandsredcross.org or call toll-free 508-775-1540. You can also write to: American Red Cross, Cape Cod and Islands Chapter, 286 South street, Hyannis MA 02601.