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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).

How much are singing lessons?

Singing lessons cost $50 per hour, on average. Hourly rates can range anywhere from $40-$80. However, some vocal instructors may charge flat rates or offer packages. They may also offer 30-minute lessons for a lower price. Or, they might require monthly tuition for ongoing classes. It depends on the voice coach. 

Contact vocal instructors near you to get a sense of how much singing lessons cost in your area.

What does a Spanish tutor do?

The goal of a Spanish tutor is to help students improve their Spanish reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. The tutor’s approaches may vary, depending on whether the instruction is individual or a group class. Many Spanish tutors practice immersion — meaning they will speak only Spanish with their pupils. For students with little to no Spanish experience, the Spanish tutor may use a mix of Spanish and English to accustom their students to speaking the language.

A Spanish tutor can offer a wide range of services to their students. For students currently enrolled in a Spanish class through their middle school or high school, a Spanish tutor can help them with homework and language practice, as well as expanding their understanding of their current school curriculum. For adults, Spanish tutors will have different approaches based on that student’s need. Academics and those seeking high-level professional development for their career will often have more intensive and targeted lessons, drills, and interactive speaking tests. For adults who wish to learn conversational Spanish for fun or for travel, lessons may revolve around learning commonly used phrases and practicing speaking in relaxed settings.

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.  

What do you learn in a first aid course?

First aid training gives you a variety of lifesaving skills for responding to many different emergency situations. In a first aid course you’ll learn about how to examine someone who’s been hurt, how to use a defibrillator, how to administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), and how to control bleeding and trauma. Some courses include pediatric first aid as well as adult first aid; helping a choking infant, for example, is different from helping a choking adult. Although you can take CPR and automated external defibrillator (AED) courses separately, most first aid training includes both.

In a first aid course you’ll also learn how to respond to:

  • Wounds, including punctures, cuts and hemorrhages
  • Heart attacks, chest pain and respiratory arrest
  • Bone fractures, sprains and torn muscles
  • First-, second- and third-degree burns
  • Poisoning
  • Choking
  • Bites and stings
  • Hypothermia or frostbite
  • Shock and seizures


How long is your CPR certification good for?

In general, CPR training sessions and certifications are good for two years. After that, you must recertify to ensure you are up to date on the latest information and techniques. CPR is a lifesaving skill for a community member, employee or healthcare provider to know, as it enables you to respond appropriately if someone goes into cardiac arrest or stops breathing. In a CPR training, students learn compression techniques to keep blood flowing to the body’s organs if a person’s heart has suddenly stopped or they have stopped breathing. This action can keep a person alive until an emergency responder can arrive on the scene and can effectively save a life.

The American Red Cross explains that re-certification is important, because people start to forget information just a few months after taking a training. The American Red Cross recommends you keep your skills fresh by reviewing free, online materials or downloading their free, mobile app to keep abreast of CPR information and news. Re-certification courses are shorter than first-time CPR training. Your renewed CPR certification will be good for another two years.

How much does it cost to get CPR and first aid certified?

First aid and CPR trainings are available to individuals who want to learn how to respond in case of an emergency and for healthcare providers who need to renew their certification. Typically, CPR certifications are current for two years. Here are some examples of average CPR and first aid training costs:

  • Open enrollment training: $45 for an in-person American Heart Association Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider CPR Training and Certification.
    • Additional $15 for online or hard copy student manual.
  • Online trainings: $45 for the American Safety and Health Institute Blended First Aid training.
    • The student will still be required to meet a CPR trainer in person to receive their final certification.
  • Worksite trainings:
    • $35: per employee for basic ASHI CPR AED training course (focus on CPR, 2-hour course).
      • $280: Minimum fee for an instructor to appear (at least 8 students or minimum fee).
    • $45: Per employee for an ASHI First Aid CPR AED training course (includes response strategies for most emergencies, 4-hour course).
      • $360: Minimum fee for an instructor to appear (at least 8 students or minimum fee).
  • Class extensions: Pricing varies depending on the additional emergency training requested. For example, for the ASHI First Aid AED CPR training course cited above, the host company might charge an additional:
    • $5: Per student for infant CPR training.
    • $15: Per student for oxygen administration training (add 30 minutes).
    • $15: Per student for bloodborne pathogen training (add 30 minutes).
  • Materials: CPR and first aid training courses may have additional fees for hard copies of manuals. Example of additional materials costs:
    • $10: Per hard copy of class manual (otherwise available online) for First Aid AED CPR group trainings.

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..

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.

Reviews for Richmond lessons teachers
Tomi J.
I had my first lesson with John this last week and couldn’t be more excited to continue my Spanish lessons. John is engaging and had a structured and great lesson plan. The fact that I was already speaking complete sentences at our first lesson impressed me. Also very affordable and accommodating - I like how I don’t have to commit to a “package” and can pay for lessons on the go. Excellent experience!
Brilliant Tutor French, Spanish, English, JapaneseBrilliant Tutor French, Spanish, English, Japanese
Thumbtack Customer
I took a one hour lesson from Aura last week in Spanish. She customized the lesson based on my level of experience and my goals for learning. She is a fantastic and fun teacher. I benefited greatly from our first lesson and look forward to taking more lessons in the near future. Her lessons are great for grammar, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and conversation practice. I highly recommend her Spanish tutoring/teaching services.
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Carlos H.
Had a very informative and great first lesson
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Thomas S.
It was only my 1st lesson but i think i can go far with him
Tod EllsworthTod Ellsworth
Sid A.
She was attentive to my needs and lesson was tailor made for me. She is very thorough and fun to work with.
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Beth B.
Aura is personable and prepared. She does a good job of figuring out where to start and what to focus on. I am enjoying my lessons.
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Kirby B.
Purchased a month of lessons as a gift and think he will be the perfect fit as a teacher. He was very helpful with my questions and has a great model for students.
Matt Kass Music LessonsMatt Kass Music Lessons
Thumbtack Customer
Aura was very communicative leading up to our first lesson and she was very understanding when I had something come up at the last minute and had to reschedule. She was well-prepared and patient throughout the lesson, and she also brought a lot of great energy and interesting discussion topics! She is a great tutor and I would definitely recommend her for any level of Spanish.
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Nancy K.
Only had my First lesson but I enjoy working with Aura! She is very easy to work with and provides useful tips and resources. So glad I found her!
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Francine P.
Guen is an amazing teacher!!!! Definitely learning a lot. She works at your level and help you every step of the way!!! The homework and the weekly lessons are a plus!!! Practice makes perfect!!!
Guen DGuen D
Thumbtack Customer
Aura was absolutely wonderful. All it took was one lesson and I scheduled to meet regularly. Her teaching style allows you to move at your own pace and challenge you at the same time.
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Ginny G.
I have been taking lessons with Aura since January of 2017. I came with some knowledge from classes I had taken back in high school but I had not used the language since. I recently began working with a client in Mexico and really wanted to expand my Spanish vocabulary. She has been wonderful. Not only does she tailor the lessons for you, she also provides resources with which you can keep up your studying outside of the lessons. In addition to using her for tutoring, I have recently recommended her to my superiors for translating some of our contracts since she has a background in law. She has been a wonderful resource for developing my professional Spanish vocabulary and a joy to work with. I would highly recommend her.
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Naomi W.
I love Viviana! I have absolutely no experience singing in front of people, but she made me feel comfortable immediately. We are only two lessons in and she has already helped me so much!
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Adam M.
Excellent. Learned so much in such a short period of time. Great value, too. He clearly knows his stuff backwards and forwards. Had fun as well. Only stopped lessons because of the pandemic. Highly recommended.
Tod EllsworthTod Ellsworth
Crystal D.
At 25, I have no prior singing experience but I was interested in a challenging hobby and seeing how far I can go with it. I was paired with Kyra who is awesome, she was very patient with me! I'll be continuing my lessons with her.
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Tamara S.
Aura was an excellent Spanish tutor that we used for developing conversational Spanish for our work travels. She made the lessons each week enjoyable and engaging. Aura was always flexible and understanding when we had to cancel last minute or reschedule. Will hire again!
Aura SadlerAura Sadler
Richad O.
Ms Lennon has a gift for putting the student at ease. She clearly cares about her student's progress. Her explanations are insightful and most helpful. It has been a wonderful experience learning under her direction, and I look forward to each lesson. Her musical skills are exemplary. I only wish I had started with her much sooner.
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Mikayla L.
James is a great voice coach who truly supports and cares for his students. I have only had two lessons so far, but already I am starting to feel more confident in my vocal ability and am learning proper techniques to sing high notes without straining my jaw and neck. So thankful to have found him on TakeLessons!
James Taylor StudiosJames Taylor Studios
Mrs W.
Ayca has an amazing résumé to begin with, and she is also very professional and kind. She was very quick to respond and she also was willing to work with me to develop the best schedule for our grandson. He felt comfortable with her immediately. She was very thorough. We were able to quickly get piano lessons in place. I see why she gets 100% “excellent” reviews because she is truly excellent.
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Lillie N.
Claudia provides quality instruction tailored to her students' needs and provides lots of positive feedback as well as constructive criticism. I have been told by family members that my voice is getting more powerful and I am sounding more confident in my voice. Claudia is helping me find my unique sound and love the quirks and strengths that make my voice my own. I enjoy each lesson and look forward to them each week.
Claudia Carawan Vocal StudioClaudia Carawan Vocal Studio
Anitra A.
I have been working with Grethel for over six months now and I truly enjoy my time with her and the learning experience that she provides. She is flexible with her time and learning styles and is always ready to adjust to accommodate new or revised learning goals. I vetted several Pros before selecting Grethel and I chose her because of her excitement while teaching and the genuine interest she showed in ensuring I understood the lesson and felt supported in learning outside of our time together. I feel that I receive a great value for my money while working with Grethel.
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