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  • 7 years in business
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Theodore R.
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Robin was very professional, yet still warm and friendly. very thorough training, actually more complete than we expected. in my area, her pricing was substantially lower, yet a full course with excellent and proper training equipment for all attendees.

  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lindsay B.
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Shawn was quick and concise. I was totally prepared to take written test and skills was a breeze. One of the best prices around. I will use him again for my renewals!!

  • 7 years in business
James C.
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It was a fun day but we also learned a lot. Our trainers kept it lighthearted but honest.


I offer classes daily, Monday thru Saturday, based on availability.


We are an AHA training site. We offer courses in Heartsaver CPR/AED, BLS healthcare provider, First-Aid, ACLS, bloodborne pathogens, and PALS. RCET is firefighter-owned and operated. Classes are taught weekly at 1948 Blanding Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32210. We will teach courses at your location for groups of 3 or more at times and days set by you for your convenience. The owner and main instructor, Danny Rushing, is a firefighter paramedic. He has over 17 years of teaching and emergency medical experience.


Vitals Medical Training, Inc., Orange Park, FL, is offering accelerated CNA prep classes in 3 days with on-site and/or on-line classes taught by Nurses and we cater to individuals, small classes and corporate events.


I can train any body type of a girl or guy and I can teach swimming and CPR. I can do many jobs like driving because I am a good driver. I also love animals and I can be a pet sitter.



I am an American Heart Association course instructor. My classes provide a 2-year certification that can be used for work or school. On-site instruction is available for groups.


Excel offers CNA training to help prepare individuals for the Florida State Board Exam. We currently hold a 99.1% pass rate. Excel also offers CPR, first aid, oxygen administration and blood-bourne pathogens training.


I enjoy working and love helping. Explaining things is another one of my good assets. Come enjoy.


I teach CPR, ACLS, and PALS. I also teach first aid on-site or you can come to me! I comply with AHA guidelines. Cards are issued the day of. I also do skills check-offs.

  • 15 years in business

Think Safe is unique from other training centers in that we know and understand all certifying major training organizations. Think Safe owns the First Voice product line and is a manufacturer and developer of software and hardware that brings technology to the world of emergency response. Products developed and sold by First Voice are intended to be used by the average lay rescuer, who is infrequently trained and may need coaching real-time during any emergency or want easier access to refresher training in order to be more prepared for emergencies. Thus, our technical experts at Think Safe include Certified Instructors, and healthcare professionals that have over 150 years experience in pre-hospital emergency care and know the protocols and curriculum and teaching methods and mechanisms of all the major certifying agencies. At the end of all of our certified training sessions, students receive a 1 year to 3 year certification. Also, all students must perform a training drill at the end of class that is pertinent to their workplace protocols to include scene safety, the assessment of any victim(s), initiating the emergency action plan, calling 911 and other emergency notification numbers, starting compressions, getting others to help and switching compressor roles, performing breaths when using proper rescue breathing barriers, clearing the scene, proper record keeping procedures and intake forms, EMS flaggers, first aid treatment procedures, and more…. Our training center and trainers utilize the best technology and tools available when performing CPR training courses. Tools utilized include American Heart Association (AHA) compliant cognitive feedback devices such as Prestan CPR feedback manikins or The Loop CPR gaming platform. Students receive access to online manuals and refresher training anytime including course handouts and skills review handouts. Our training center portal for students that have taken our courses also includes training drills and training scenarios for ongoing responder team use during future practice sessions.


We provide OSHA-authorized 10-hour and 30-hour safety training for construction, general industry, and maritime workers. Students who'll complete these courses are given an appropriate OSHA completion card. Michael J. Liles is a Jacksonville, Florida native, and has more than 30 years of experience in the industrial temporary help industry. He has worked with international, national, as well as small, independent temporary services. He has interviewed, hired, assigned and verified the talents and abilities of literally thousands of workers for thousands of client companies. These workers ranged in skills from simple, general laborers up to first-class crafts personnel, as well as supervisors and superintendents. The skilled workers ranged in disciplines, such as carpenters, electricians, plumbers and pipe fitters, concrete finishers, drywall specialists, welders, fitters, machinists (both inside and outside), heavy equipment operators, etc. These disciplines were used by various companies in general industry, construction, as well as maritime industries. Liles has written and developed the safety program for a number of companies that have employed him. His interest in expanding and developing the OSHA training program(s) was to assist workers in developing an additional value for their current or potential employers. This additional value is to become a safer-minded and more productive worker. Liles affiliation with Jeffery K. Dennis, MS, ASP, CET, CIT, CSSM and WSO-CSE, has expanded his access to a greater depth of safety-related material and data. Being critically aware of the significant impact that accidents and injuries can have on an employer's bottom-line has given Liles a unique perspective that he brings to the classroom. Students are made to understand the extraordinary costs associated with workers compensation and the importance of working safely.

  • 4 years in business

We make teaching and learning fun. We offer AHA CPR, First Aid, BLS, ACLS, and SOLO Wilderness Medicine. Our instructors are fun and enthusiastic with a background in outdoor education and experiential learning we take learning CPR to another level.

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What is CPR training?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (better known as CPR) is a lifesaving manual technique that pumps oxygenated blood back into the body’s organs if someone’s heart or breathing has stopped. A variety of CPR training is available to community members, employees and healthcare providers. CPR training may last two to five hours or more, depending on the content and the target audience. During the training, students will learn how to recognize and respond to an emergency situation. There are different CPR techniques for adults and children, but with both you will learn how to determine whether the person is conscious before administering chest compression. During the training you’ll learn chest compression techniques for adults and different techniques for children between the ages of 1 and 8. Students learn how to properly administer chest compressions, when the technique is appropriate and when it is not, and how long you must perform rescue measures. Students also learn what an automatic external defibrillator (AED) is and how to use it if necessary to shock a patient before administering CPR chest compressions.

How do I become CPR and first aid certified?

You can earn CPR training and receive first aid certification in a number of ways. Choose an online course to learn the materials remotely and then find a testing location to complete the certification process with an in-person demonstration of your knowledge and skills. Encourage your workplace to host a first aid and CPR training so employees can learn what to do in case of a workplace emergency and how to respond with lifesaving techniques. You may also be able to take a CPR or first aid class in your community. A basic CPR training may run four to five hours. After receiving CPR training, you’ll know how to respond if an adult or a child goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. You’ll learn how to use chest compressions to keep blood pumping to a person’s organs, which can keep them alive until an emergency responder can arrive. First aid and CPR training can also include education about how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED).

What is first aid training?

With first aid training, you may be able to help save a life. First aid training can teach people who are not medical professionals how to help a sick or injured person in crisis before an ambulance arrives on the scene. Most commonly, first aid training helps teach you how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and use automated external defibrillators (AEDs).

First aid training can teach you how to respond in a variety of emergency situations, including:

  • Asthma attack
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Diabetic emergencies
  • External bleeding
  • Heart attack
  • Poisoning
  • Neck, head or back injury
  • Stroke
  • Seizure

First aid training classes may be offered by professionals who are affiliated with the Red Cross, which offers online, in-person, and blended training classes. First aid classes are also often offered through local recreation centers, city services, schools, hospitals and private companies.  

How do you get your first aid certificate?

To get your first aid certificate, you must take a first aid training course designed for certification. Certified training professionals offer courses to employers, schools or other groups. For an in-person training, you may go to a training location such as a Red Cross classroom, or a professional first aid and CPR trainer can come to you or your office. Most first aid training courses take three to five hours or more, which prepares you to take the first aid certification test. To boost your chances, you can take online practice tests or review study guides. Once you pass the first aid exam, an official digital certificate is emailed to you. You can also have a wallet card or printed certificate sent to you.

What can you do with a first aid certificate?

People with a first aid certificate are trained to respond quickly and appropriately in life-threatening situations. Although a first aid certificate alone isn’t enough to secure a job, it can make you more attractive to certain types of potential employers. When you have a first aid certificate, you’ve proved that you know how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), use an automated external defibrillator (AED), and handle emergency situations like choking, heavy bleeding, a heart attack or stroke, or anaphylaxis. Most parents prefer babysitters and lifeguards with first aid certification. Many professionals, especially those who work with children, are required to have first aid training, including teachers, coaches, counselors and therapists, firefighters, and social workers. In addition to adult and pediatric first aid plus CPR and AED courses, you can take first aid training specifically designed for babysitting and child care, for health care settings, and for swimming and water safety situations.  

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