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Welcome to CPR & First Aid Training

Become a Certified CPR and First Aid Provider

CPR and First Aid classes are for everyone from professionals fulfilling job requirements to laypersons seeking knowledge about what to do in case of emergency. Instruction and training is delivered in accordance with American Heart Association guidelines. Please view our CPR Refund and Transfer Policy prior to registering for a class.


Healthcare Provider: CPR Basic Life Support
SAF157 | 6 hours | $85 ($40 tuition + $45 fees)

Instructor-led Basic Life Support (BLS) course trains healthcare professionals to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, deliver high-quality chest compressions and appropriate ventilations, and provide early AED use in an emergency situation. Participate in simulated clinical scenarios and learning stations, work with an AHA BLS instructor to complete BLS skills practice and skills testing, and complete a written exam. Instruction fulfills allied health/healthcare clinical or externship course CPR requirement.

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Heartsaver CPR/AED & First Aid for the Layperson

SAF149 | 6 hours | $85 ($40 tuition + $45 fees)

Heartsaver CPR/First Aid/AED delivers critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency until emergency medical services arrives. Skills development focuses on first aid; choking relief in adults, children, and infants. Instruction also covers what to do for sudden cardiac arrest in adults, children, and infants.

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Class Refund Policy

A student may withdraw from a class by completing the
CEWD Drop/Transfer Form and submitting the form via email at or signed written request to the CEWD Registration Office (during business hours).  
  • Cancellations - All students will be refunded 100% of class tuition and fees if a class is cancelled by the College.
  • Drop Request Within Full Refund Period - Students who choose to drop a CEWD class will receive a full refund provided that they initiate the drop by 9:00 am two business days before the beginning date of the class
  • Transfers - Students whose class has been cancelled or are electing to drop within the full refund period, may choose to transfer their funds toward an alternate class by noting the class on the CEWD Drop/Transfer form. Students will be responsible for cost differences or be refunded cost difference, as applicable.
  • Refund Request Outside of Full Refund Period - Students requesting a refund for a drop outside of the full refund period must make the request in writing to the Associate Vice President for CEWD, and be accompanied by documentation supporting the student’s request. Appropriate documentation may include electronic or hard-copy documents from medical providers, employers, child care providers, or others that can validate extenuating circumstances. The College reserves the right to approve or disapprove full or partial refund requests that are submitted outside of the full refund period. 
  • Refunds - If a student is eligible for a refund and originally paid by credit and debit card, refunds are submitted directly to student's credit or debit card account. If a student paid by cash, check or money order, a refund will be mailed to the student.
  • Registration Fee - This annual registration fee is ONLY refundable when FCC cancels a course.
For additional information or if you have any questions, please contact us at or call (301) 624-2888.

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Contact Us

Sarah RadinskyProgram Manager
Healthcare Careers • CPR & First Aid
(240) 629-7971 •

Frederick Community College
Continuing Education & Workforce Development
7932 Opossumtown Pike • Frederick, MD 21701
(301) 624-2888 •