Proudly Serving the Washington D.C. Metro Area
Since 1958
(703) 372-2444
Slide Show

Training Program: First Aid/CPR/AED

Red Cross First Aid, CPR and AED training meets the needs of workplace responders, school staff members and the general public. Our classes can be tailored to the needs of your company. In addition, these Red Cross Courses comply with OSHA guidelines. Obtaining and maintaining these certifications may be important to your job, but it is also a way to prepare you as an individual for a wide range of emergencies. After the successful completion of these courses you will feel confident to perform the necessary skills to save a life in the event of an emergency.

How will you certify your employees?

Rent-A-Crane, Inc. is now offering training classes to certify your employees in adult and child First Aid, CPR and AED. Due to the wide variety of possible topics, this course can vary in length between 4 and 9 hours. Based on the options that you choose, we may cover the following:

  • First Aid
  • Adult CPR
  • Child CPR
  • Adult AED
  • Child AED

What is a typical class like?

Red Cross classes use a variety of teaching techniques to improve the value of the information you retain, and to increase your confidence as a lay responder. Classes will last between 4 and 9 hours, and will typically start at 8:00 am. Through a combination of lecture, interactive video demonstrations and hands-on training, we give you the opportunity to gain confidence with these lifesaving skills. There will be a short written exam at the end of each class to gauge your knowledge in the skill areas that were covered.

What is a topics are covered in each class?

In the First Aid classes, participants will learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries and heat and cold emergencies.

Adult CPR, or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, participants will learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies.

Child CPR participants will learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in children under 12 years of age.

The AED classes allow participants to practice using an automatic external defibrillator to gain the skills needed to use an AED in an emergency.

What will I receive?

In addition to the valuable skills you receive, successful participants will obtain a certification card in the mail. Applicants will also receive a safety manual that covers the topics of your class.

How long is the certification good for?

All of the Red Cross certifications that we issue are good for two years. After this initial time period, applicants must attend another class that covers the same topics to remain certified in those subjects.

How do I register?

To register: 1) Call (703) 372-2444, 2) Fax the registration form to (703) 372-2995, or 3) email the registration form to After your form is received, you will be contacted with a confirmation and more detailed information about training.