CPR Classes

Bystander CPR is a free course offered by our District, for those residents wishing to learn the hands-only method of CPR for infants, children and adults (with an optional training on Automated External Defibrillators AED/defibrillator use). These classes are free to local residents but do not qualify for Healthcare Provider certification.

Sign Up For A Class

If you are interested in one of the classes below, call our Administrative Office at (831) 685-6690 to register today. Spaces fill quickly, so early registration is encouraged.

Sign Up For Upcoming Class Notifications

You can get notified about upcoming CPR classes offered by the District by signing up for our Notify Me mailing list here.

Current Class Schedule

View current openings for CPR Classes by viewing the calendar.

Local CPR Providers

While the District does offer the basic Bystander CPR for the general public, we are no longer offering Healthcare Provider CPR classes for medical/caregiver certification. However, we offer this list of current providers, for your CPR and certification needs:

Name Physical Address Email Website Phone Course
Above Bar CPR N/A Email Above Bar CPR Above Bar CPR Website (831) 462-4376 AHA Healthcare Provider
Heartsaver CPR
First Aid Courses
American Red Cross
2960 Soquel Avenue 
Santa Cruz, CA 95061
N/A N/A (831) 462-2881 CPR for Professional Rescuer 
Basic CPR
Cabrillo College
6500 Soquel Drive
Building 1600
Aptos, CA  95003
N/A Cabrillo College Website (831) 479-6468 AHA CPR/BLS for Healthcare Providers
Child Development Resource Center
400 Encinal Street 
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
N/A Child Development Resource Center Website (831) 466-5820 Medic/First Aid Certified 
Pediatric CPR/ First Aid (EMSA)  
Defib This
1543 Pacific Ave.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Email Defib This Defib This Website (831) 426-9111 AHA Healthcare Provider
Heartsaver CPR & First Aid
PALS Courses
ACLS Courses
BLS Courses
HeartShare Training Services Incorporated
1101 S Winchester Boulevard
Suite K230 
San Jose, CA 95128
N/A N/A (408) 246-0311 BLS for Healthcare Providers  
KISMET - Lifesavers
Kelly Allen  
N/A N/A KISMET - Lifesavers Website (800) 643-3931 AHA Heartsaver, Healthcare Provider 
ASHI Courses 
Life Link 1230 Shelby Creek Lane
San Jose, CA 95120
N/A N/A (408) 268-9234 BLS for Healthcare Providers
NorCal MedTac
P.O. Box 1385
Aptos, CA  95001
Email NorCal MedTac  NorCal MedTac Website (831) 970-0440 ASHI Classes:
CPR Pro, Community CPR, First Aid, 
Emergency Response for the Workplace
Nurse Education Workshop, Incorporated 1777 Hamilton Avenue
Suite 204C
San Jose, CA 95125
N/A N/A (408) 269-3715 BLS for Healthcare Providers
San Jose CPR Certification 545 Meridian Avenue
Suite E
San Jose, CA  95126
N/A San Jose CPR Certification Website (408) 724-9985 AHA BLS CPR Classes
ACLS Classes  
Scotts Valley Fire Protection District 7 Erba Lane 
Scotts Valley, CA 95066
N/A Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Website (831) 438-0211 Bystander CPR (Quarterly)
Watsonville/Aptos Adult Education 294 Green Valley Road
Watsonville, CA  95076
N/A Watsonville/Aptos Adult Education Website (831) 786-2160 or 
(831) 786-4820
First Aid & Standard CPR

If you know of any other CPR classes in the area not listed, or if you notice an error in our information, please contact our Administration Office at (831) 479-6842 so we can update our list.