​DSN: 645-3800   Cell: 098-970-3800

Class Offerings

Adult and Pediatric First Aid, CPR, & AED


The purpose of the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED program is to help participants recognize and respond appropriately to cardiac, breathing, and first aid emergencies. The courses in this program teach skills that participants need to know to give immediate care to a suddenly injured or ill person until more advanced medical personnel arrive and take over.

This program offers a choice of first aid, CPR and AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience.

Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers

The purpose of the American Red Cross Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers program is to train individuals to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants until more advanced medical personnel take over.

Babysitter's Training With Child and Infant First Aid and CPR

Students must be at least 11 years old to take the course and must be 12 years old to babysit on Marine Corps bases. Class covers child development and safety, diapering, feeding, responding to emergencies, and child and infant CPR and basic First Aid.

Wilderness and Remote First Aid

To provide individuals a foundation of first aid principles and skills to be able to respond to emergencies and give care in areas that do not have immediate emergency medical services response. This is a 2 day class.

Course Prerequisites:
Hold a current certificate in Adult CPR and AED
Be at least 14 years of age on or before the last scheduled session of the course

Instructor Course Standard Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

The prerequisite certification in First Aid/CPR/AED  is required before the instructor class. Students must attend all sessions. Scholarships are available. Certified instructors can bridge over to instruct many other types of courses, such as Babysitter's Training, Professional Rescuer or Wilderness and Remote First Aid!

Authorized Providers

If your organization would like to teach classes for your own group, through Red Cross, call 645-3800 for AP agreement opportunities on all Marine installations, or call 634-1979 for such opportunities on Kadena Air Base.

Swim Class Instructor and Lifeguard Training

For additional information and registration on these Red Cross courses on Marine installations, call MCCS Semper Fit at 645-3180 or for courses on Kadena AB, call Kadena Force Support Squadron Outdoor Recreation at 959-2811. 

Challenge Course Standard Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED

A Challenge is where an individual elects to take the skills check and/or written test without the benefit of being instructed. This person does not have to be a current card holder nor must they have ever held a certification. Anyone is eligible to challenge. However, a non certificate holder can only challenge one time and should be referred to the Chapter/Station for enrollment in a full class if they fail the challenge. A certificate holder can challenge as often as they like, as long as their certification is current.

Training and Certification