Below are some FAQs regarding our certification classes

We take the pandemic very seriously and have incorporated the following changes to keep our students and team safe.

  • Face masks are required when required by the CDC.
  • Students are given their own pens to sign in and keep for the entire class.
  • We have hand sanitizer stations available for student and staff use.
  • Our class sizes are small. 
  • We are following all of the COVID protocols from the American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute regarding changes to the curriculum.
  • All students have their own manikins which are sanitized after each use.
  • Classes that are able to be taught virtually (Hospital Fire Safety, Management of Assaultive Behavior) have been updated to an online format.
  • We have increased the offerings of our hybrid classes to provide more options to students.

Thank you for your support during this time, we are working as hard as possible to provide you quality, safe education.

All classes will receive their ecard within 24 hours of class completion.

Most of our certifications are valid for 2 years. That includes: CPR, First Aid, BLS, Pediatric First Aid and CPRACLS, PALS, PEARS, and NRP. Our Hospital Fire Safety class receives a Blue Card that is valid for 4 years.

The class involves hands-on practice so it is best if you wear comfortable clothes that you can move around in. If you have long hair it’s best to wear it back.

You can register online 24 hours a day or you may pay by credit or debit card over the phone at 888-277-3143. If you’d like to pay with cash, you can come in to our Orange office (1835 W Orangewood Ave, #105, Orange, CA 92868) to register. If you would like to come to one of our other offices, please call ahead of time so that we can make sure someone is there to help you. Sorry, we don’t accept personal checks.

Your class will be taught by one of our professional firefighters, paramedics, nurses, lifeguards, or EMTs. All of your instructors have performed CPR in real life and will be able to teach you from their first hand experience.

All of our courses are based off the American Heart Association Guidelines.

The following courses receive an AHA 2 year certification card: BLS for Healthcare Providers, ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and PEARS (Pediatric Emergency Assessment Response and Stabilization).

The CPR, AED, and First Aid course is based off the AHA Guidelines as well. These courses are certified through the American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI). We have trained thousands of students and have never had a single problem with this certification. It is 100% guaranteed!

All students that have been certified with SureFire CPR can sit in on scheduled classes as many times as they would like during their 2 year certification period. As long as the class is not filled, they are welcome to attend. To schedule a “refresher” call the office! (888) 277-3143

Absolutely, check out our Onsite classes pages or call our office at 888-277-3143 for more information!

We can accommodate any size group! We offer CPR classes in Orange County, but travel to all counties in Southern California including Los Angeles County, San Diego County, Riverside County, and more. Call for details!

No! Every SureFire CPR student receives their own manikin to practice on. This gives you more hands-on practice time and a shorter class!

Give us a call at the office and we will send you a new card. The cost for a replacement card is $20.

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To reschedule your class, please call our office at 888-277-3143 or send us a text message at 949-569-5726. Our office hours are open 8am-4:30pm, 7 days a week.

You are eligible for a refund if you cancel your initial registration date 72 hours prior to the start of the class. Please contact our office by calling 888-277-3143 to request the refund.

CE’s are $5 and are available for students working in the EMS and RN boards. If purchased, you will receive 1 CE for every hour of the class. To obtain CE’s after you have completed the class, please call our office at 888-277-3143.

The book is not a requirement in order to take the class, however, the AHA recommends that you have access to the book before, during and after the class. The book does change when the guidelines change every 5 years. We are currently using the 2020 guidelines.


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