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Winchester First Aid Instructors

Browse these first aid trainers with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Winchester.

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Life-Saving Solutions, Inc.
from 25 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 31 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Shanna R.
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We received a onsite private class for CPR/AED/First Aid. Doug was friendly and comfortable and very informative and detailed. It was a great class and he brought everything we needed.

  • 8 years in business
  • 23 hires on Thumbtack
Ruth S.
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Brian Snyder has provided outstanding CPR/First Aid Educational Instruction to our Facility for the past several years. He is very professional and knowledgeable. With his EMT background he is also able to provide good hands-on stories to go along with his instruction. Our employees really enjoy his classes!

Breath of Life LLC
from 12 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Linda W.
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I need to complete a CPR/First Aid training class fast! Caryn responded within hours to my Thumbtack inquiry and was able to help me complete the training the next day. I completed an online portion and then met with Caryn for the skills training and testing. Caryn was friendly and personable and easy to work with. Her training area and equipment was clean and in good condition. I hope to contact her in the future to provide training for members of our Scout troop.

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Autumn M.
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I very much enjoyed taking this class, the instructor Jason was very informative however chill and made learning about CPR and First Aid fun. Definitely a great synopsis of how to navigate an emergency while making the subject matter fun and personable. Highly recommend taking this class.

Lion Strategic
from 8 reviews
  • 2 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Shelley A.
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Joe was very professional from the first contact through actual instruction. He replied to my inquiry right away. Answered any questions I had promptly and conduct my CPR/first aid class professionally. He is very knowledgeable and presented the information in a concise and direct manner. Thanks again Joe.

Scott's First Aid Co.
from 6 reviews
  • 30 years in business
  • 7 hires on Thumbtack
Tim Y.
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Great company to partner with for your first aid supplies. We have used Scott's services for years, competitively priced, great service, great value !

Safety Basics of Maryland
from 3 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Terri W.
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Aurora was an informed and informative trainer. I enjoyed her teaching style and how she interacted with the class. I highly recommend Aurora Sanchez to any one who needs CPR and 1st Aid training.

CPR & Beyond, LLC
from 2 reviews
    Christine J.
    Verified review

    Tressa instructed me on cpr/aed and first aid for infants, children, and adults. She is very thorough and helpful. She did an amazing job! Would recommend her for sure.

    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Gary G.
    Verified review

    Tim is one of the most professional and balanced people I have met and worked with. His spiritual leadership, interpersonal skills, communication expertise and ability to provide purpose and direction to people are second to none. Tim is awesome at seeing the big picture and moving people in a positive direction in business and life. I highly recommend Tim Kirkpatrick and his services. Jay Glaspy, PMP

    • 6 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    We provide high-quality professional training in CPR, first aid, AED, mental health first aid, child care provider training and customized training.


    I provide first aid and CPR/AED courses to those in search of this service. To know more about my services and for any questions, please contact me.


    We come to you. We service in FL, GA, MS, SC, NC, VA, WV, PA MD, NY, NJ, MA, and DC. We specialize in CPR pro, first aid, BBP, CPR, AED, and more.


    With over 20 years of Instructional experience we can fulfill your CPR/AED, Lifeguarding, and First Aid requirements.

    • 11 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack

    Our instructors are active, current, First Responders who love to teach. We are very selective in who we choose as an instructor, and only select friendly, knowledgeable people who will NOT scrimp on your education!


    I offer CPR/AED first aid training and blood-borne pathogens. I am certified through the American Heart Association and ASH.


    We give rescue emergency education (any) and training in CPR, AED, first aid, sell AEDs, ACLS and blood borne pathogens. We work on-site in four states (VA, WVA, MD and DC). Our classes are tailored to your needs. Our services are very affordable; however, also has the highest quality.


    I am a certified teacher, now trained in Red Cross CPR, first aid and AED. I am available for individual and small groups. Prices vary from $70 to $110, depending on the group size.

    Q & A

    Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

    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 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.

    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 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.

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