American Red Cross BLS/CPR Certification

Community College of Philadelphia is a proud provider of American Red Cross BLS Training. The American Red Cross standards for Basic Life Support Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is recommended for all licensed, certified health care practitioners, and other personnel who need to know how to perform CPR and other basic cardiovascular life support skills in adult, child, and infant patients. This class teaches participants how to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team, use of an automated external defibrillator (AED), and foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques. Using lecture, skills demonstration, practice and case-based emergency response scenarios, this program builds the key skills that are needed to drive better patient outcomes. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will receive a 2-year Basic Life Support certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • How to recognize life-threatening emergencies
  • How to perform high-quality CPR individually and as part of a team
  • Use of an automated external defibrillator (AED)
  • Foreign-body airway obstruction (choking) techniques

Workforce Development Program Scholarships

The Community College of Philadelphia Foundation and its donors are pleased to offer scholarships to students enrolling in select Workforce Development courses. To submit your scholarship application, follow the steps in this Workforce Development Program Scholarship Application Guide.

Course Dates and Times

Date and Times Location Course Cost/Fees Register

Monday
Dec. 12, 2022
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Center for Business and Industry

 $85 Register Now

Monday
Jan. 23, 2023
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
 $85 Register Now
Monday
Feb. 13, 2023
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Center for Business and Industry

 $85 Register Now

Monday
Apr. 24, 2023
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
$85 Register Now
Monday
May 15, 2023
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Center for Business and Industry

$85 Register Now

Monday
Aug. 14, 2023
5 p.m. – 9 p.m.

In-Person

Career and Advanced Technology Center
Located at the southeast corner of 48th and Market.
$85 Register Now

Course Hours: 4 Hours