Anyone can learn CPR—and everyone should!
Cardiac emergencies happen everywhere: in the workplace, at home, out in the world. You know bystander CPR increases a victim's chance of survival. Equip yourself with skills to act quickly in emergencies and ultimately save lives with our community-focused training in general first aid, instructor certification, and several CPR/AED courses.
- Heartsaver CPR/AED courses for community members also meet DCFS requirements for child care providers
- Basic Life Support (BLS) training for health care professionals includes initial certification and certification renewal
Waubonsee Community College is an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center. Two-year AHA certifications can be provided in CPR/AED and First Aid. We provide a regular schedule of CPR classes on campus, and also bring training to businesses and organizations. Our expert instructors ensure consistent, high-quality training and hands-on practice in key techniques.
Types of Courses
American Heart Association
A career as a CPR Instructor allows you to provide countless individuals the knowledge to provide help during a cardiac or breathing emergency.
The American Heart Association trains more than 12 million people in CPR annually, with the help of their Instructors.
High-quality CPR is the foundation of lifesaving resuscitation for cardiac arrest victims.
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), nearly 80 percent of sudden cardiac arrests occur outside the hospital.
The CDC reports more than 30 million emergency room visits due to unintentional injury annually.
Learn basic CPR and relief of choking skills for adults and children and how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED).