Compare ERTS prices to:

  • American Red Cross (DC Metro Area)
    • Adult/Pediatric First Aid, CPR & AED  costs approximately at $117.00 per person
    • Adult First Aid & CPR costs approximately $97.00 per person
    • Baby Sitting Course cost approximately $137.00 per person
  • National Safety Council (Baltimore Area)
    • CPR cost approximately $55.00 per person
    • First Aid course costs approximately $55.00 per person
    • First Aid CPR & AED approximately $110.00 per person
  • College of Southern Maryland
    • ARC CPR & First Aid Course approximately $114.00 per person
    • NSC CPR & First Aid Course cost approximately $103.00 per person
  • Prince Georges Community College 
    • AHA Healthcare Provider CPR course cost $90.00 per person
    • NSC CPR/AED course cost $54.00 per person
    • Pediatric First Aid & CPR course costs $90.00 per person
    • NSC First Aid Course cost $68.00 per person

Inclement Weather Policy

  • ERTS follows the Prince George's County School Inclement Weather Policy.  Since most of our instructors work for the County, they will be deployed to work versus being able to teach the course.  If schools are closed on Friday, the the class on Saturday will be closed also.  Please contact Steve directly for more information.  240-508-9063.
Emergency Response Training & Services

Wilderness First Aid Course (Dates to be determined)

  • This course is 16 to 20 hours long.
  • The course is scheduled on a "as needed basis.  Please contact ERTS directly to schedule this class.  If a class is in need of student participation, then dates will be posted on the site for anyone interested.

Fire Extinguisher Courses

  • This course is scheduled on an as-needed basis.  Normally offered as an on-site course.

Class Cancellation Policy

  • Most of our instructors are employed by local County Government Fire/EMS Departments.  There maybe times when a major incidents occur that all personnel are immediately recalled to work.  The instructor's will do everything in their power to notify all the students of the class being cancelled.  ERTS will also post a flyer at the course location notifying students of the course cancellation.  Course will be rescheduled as soon as possible.

Class Location:

  • ​All classes are held at the NEW Brandywine Fire Station located at 13809 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, Maryland, 20613, unless otherwise specified or contracted to another location.

Bloodborne Pathogens Course

  • This course is scheduled on an as-needed basis.  Normally offered as an on-site course.

Course Costs

  • Course prices listed are subject to change as the prices of products and materials change.  ERTS will make every attempt to update the pricing as soon as possible.
  • Prices are based on the Metro-Washington Area.  Outside of this area prices will also include travel fee's, hotel fee's and meals.

Child & Baby Sitting Course (Preregistration is required by calling or email)

This is a two session class, it involves a Friday evening and then a Saturday!


This course is schedule on a as-needed basis due to low enrollment.

​​​​​​​​CPR and First Aid Courses


February 2020 (Preregistration is required by calling or email)

  • Saturday February 1st, 2020
  • CPR starts at 8:00 am
  • First Aid starts at approximately 10:30​
  • Cost is $60.00 per person if you take CPR & First Aid, CPR Only $25.00, First Aid only $35.00 (See note above about course costs)


March 2020 (Preregistration is required by calling or email)

  • Saturday March 7th, 2020
  • CPR starts at 8:00 am
  • First Aid starts at approximately 10:30 am
  • Cost is $60.00 per person if you take CPR & First Aid, CPR Only $25.00, First Aid only $35.00 (See note above about course costs)


April 2020  (Preregistration is required by calling or email)

  • Saturday April 18th, 2020
  • CPR starts at 8:00 am
  • First Aid starts at approximately 1030 am​
  • Cost is $60.00 per person if you take CPR & First Aid, CPR Only $25.00, First Aid only $35.00 (See note above about course costs)

CPR for the Professional Rescuer (aka Healthcare Provider CPR) now called

Basic Life Support (BLS)


  • ​NOTE:    ERTS uses American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) as our authorizing  Training Center.  If you need the American Heart Association (AHA) card, ERTS cannot provide that card.  Check with you work place to see which healthcare provider CPR/BLS card you need....before you register!  


 February 2020

  • February 1st, 2020 (Preregistration is required either by calling or email)
  • Class begins at 3:00 pm
  • Location, the NEW Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department located at 13809 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, Maryland 20613
  • ​Cost is $50.00 per person (See note above about course cost)


March 2020

  • February 7th, 2020 (Preregistration is required either by calling or email)
  • Class begins at 3:00 pm
  • Location, the NEW Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department located at 13809 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, Maryland 20613
  • ​Cost is $50.00 per person (See note above about course cost)​


April 2020

  • April 18th, 2020 (Preregistration is required either by calling or email)
  • Class begins at 3:00 pm
  • Location, the NEW Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department located at 13809 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, Maryland 20613
  • ​Cost is $50.00 per person (See note above about course cost)​