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Adult CPR/First Aid/AED Basic (Jan. 26) and/or Instructor Development (Train-the-Trainer) Courses (Jan. 26-28)-In Person Training

January 26, 2021 @ 8:15 am - January 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm


Course Overview

Our First Aid, CPR and AED certification course was developed by the National Safety Council, and provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to execute basic life-saving techniques. Our comprehensive course materials are designed to allow students the time needed to master a multitude of abilities related to first aid and CPR through a combination of industry-leading curriculum and dynamic hands-on training. Students will leave this class knowing they have gained the skills and confidence needed to respond to a medical emergency.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

The training modules covered in this course are designed to help students learn how to:

  • Recognize a medical emergency
  • Act appropriately and effectively
  • Sustain life until professional help arrives
  • Identify and care for bleeding, sudden illness and injuries
  • Handle breathing and cardiac emergencies
  • Prevent disease transmission

Who Should Attend?

This course is beneficial for everyone! Whether you’re on a first responder team, a safety professional, a supervisor, or just a member of the general public, you will gain invaluable information that could help you positively impact the survival and recovery of a person experiencing a medical emergency.

Why Should I Attend?

By attending this course, students will gain the knowledge needed to be able to quickly respond to a wide assortment of common medical conditions and emergencies that people experience every day. Students will become an invaluable resource whenever a sudden medical emergency develops, whether at home, in the workplace, or within any public setting.

This course is very beneficial for emergency response teams, safety personnel, supervisors, individuals requiring CPR certification, and the general public.


Registration: 8:15a.m.-8:30a.m.
Course: 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
Lunch: 12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own. (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison)


Basic Course (Jan. 26)
Regular Price $140
Discounted Member $100
Course materials include; the Standard First Aid, CPR, and AED course booklets.


First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Development (IDC)

Knowing how to respond to a medical emergency is one of the most important skills a person can possess. Having the ability to teach others these skills and, ultimately, teach others how to save lives is an invaluable gift one can provide to others. If you have a desire to teach others the skills needed to respond to medical emergencies, a First Aid, CPR and AED Instructor Course is the perfect choice for you!

Course Overview

Our First Aid, CPR & AED course has been developed by the National Safety Council. The course is designed to meet OSHA requirements and provides students with the tools needed to train their workforce or the general public on the latest skills, techniques and expertise in life-saving procedures. The practice and feedback of using related skills in a realistic situation is integrated into the actual teaching experience and are taught in a dynamic and hands-on way with industry-leading curriculum.

Key Topics/Goals/Objectives

In addition to sitting through the NSC First Aid, CPR and AED course, candidate instructors will learn:

  • How to teach and facilitate a First Aid, CPR and AED training course
  • Recommended course preparation steps
  • What makes a successful instructor
  • Various teaching methods used in the course
  • How to manage course participants
  • How to facilitate testing and remediation exercises
  • Demonstrate facilitator skills on various topics

Upon successful completion of the course, candidate instructors will need to complete a Training Center agreement and an Instructor agreement through the National Safety Council.

Who Should Attend?

This course is highly recommended for anyone wishing to be able to train employees or the general public on the skills needed to provide medical attention to those in need until medical professional arrive.

Why Should I Attend?

 If you have a passion to teach others how they can positively impact the quality of life for those experiencing a medical emergency, you should strongly consider attending this course! Employers who normally bring in a vendor to conduct first aid and CPR courses on a regular basis will also see a huge cost-savings by having an employee certified to provide in-house training to all employees.


Registration: 8:15a.m.-8:30a.m. (day 1 only)
Course: 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. (days 1-3)
Lunch: 12:00-1:00 Lunch on your own. (Check out the great restaurants in downtown Madison)


Train-the-Trainer Course (Jan. 26-28)
Regular Price $460*
Discounted Member $410*
The Instructor class includes the complete Instructor Resource Kit:

• Instructor Manual     • Instructor CD
• Instructor DVD         • Student Workbook

*Includes day 1 basic course

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Basic Course you’ll earn .55 CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.
Train-the-Trainer Course you’ll 1.30 earn CEUs from the Wisconsin Safety Council.
Certificates: Participants are given the National Safety Council two-year certificate for first aid, CPR, and AED.


More Information

To schedule a private of this course, please contact us at 608.258.3400 or wsc@wisafetycouncil.org for pricing and availability.

Current Training Calendar


January 26, 2021 @ 8:15 am
January 28, 2021 @ 4:30 pm




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501 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, WI 53073 United States
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