CPR and First Aid Training
Last updated: December 16, 2021
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Behavioral Health (OBH) will extend the use of online versions of First Aid/CPR through March 31, 2022.
Please remember that the only approved online trainings are the three listed below:
American Health Care Academy
National CPR Association
First Aid: https://www.nationalcprassociation.com/first-aid-certification/
In addition, there are two blended trainings (part face-to-face and part online) accepted for MHRT I:
American Heart Association
American Safety & Health Institute
The face-to-face trainings listed below are also accepted.
On the website, choose “CPR” on the side menu and then “Find a Class Near You”. In the new window, enter your zip code and choose the CPR button, then press the “Submit” button. You will then be provided with a list of instructors in your area with contact information, most of these instructors offer both CPR and First Aid.
The Red Cross has offices across the state of Maine and offers instruction in both CPR and First Aid. Contact information can be found on their website by clicking on the Maine Chapters link.
On the website, choose “Training Centers” and then choose Maine.
Point your mouse to “Find a Center” and from the drop-down menu choose “Find an Education Center”. In the resulting Fill-in form, choose Maine. You will then see a list of trainers in Maine.
On the website, from the LEARN drop-down menu choose “First Aid Training”. Then under the Classroom Training header choose “NSC First Aid, CPR & AED”. Then from the menu on the right, choose “Find a First Aid Training Center”. Enter the info for the course you want and Maine for the state for a list of qualified instructors with contact information.
Some Providers that Offer Training in CPR and First Aid
Located in Augusta.
Go to the Motivational Services, Inc. website or call Chelé Fuller at (207) 623-7721
Training locations in Biddeford, Augusta, Norway, and Skowhegan
Go to, www.newcommunitiesinc.org, for a training calendar and to register. Call the Training Coordinator at (207) 591-0751 ext.117 for more information or to learn about training in your location.
Located in Brewer. Offers American Heart Association courses in both First Aid and CPR. If you go to their website, click on “Professionals” and then Training.
Please contact Sarah Delano at (207) 605-1245 for more information.
Located in South Portland. Offers the American Heart Association Heartsaver course, which covers both First Aid and CPR. If you go on their website, go to their website and click on “Training Services”.
Please contact Mark Lindquist at (207) 828-0048 ext. 119 for more information