​​​​​​​​CPR and First Aid Courses

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CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19 and Prince George's County is not opening-up like the rest of Maryland

May 2020 (Preregistration is required by calling or email)

  • Saturday May 30th, 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)


June 2020  (MANDATORY [preregistration is required by calling or email) NOTE DATED CHANGE!!!

  • Saturday June 13th, 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  


July 2020 (MANDATORY preregistration is required by calling or email)

If Covid 19 groups standards are relaxed ERTS will attempt a second class this month to help everyone get their certification renewed.

  • Saturday July 25th, 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)

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.

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.

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.
Emergency Response Training & Services

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.

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

Extension of Expiration dates due to COVID 19.


FIRST AID TECHNICAL BULLETIN 2020-04 
 
April 21, 2020   


TO:  All NSC First Aid Instructors   

FROM:  Robb S. Rehberg, PhD, ATC, NREMT , Subject Matter Expert,


First Aid    RE: TEMPORARY EXTENSION OF EXPIRATION DATES FOR FIRST AID AND CPR    
 
 
In light of the continuing health crisis and the difficulty in providing training to individuals with current first aid and CPR cards, the NSC is extending the expiration dates of all first aid and CPR completion cards by 120 days.  Ultimately, the acceptance of this extension is at the discretion of the individual employer or regulatory agency. This policy will be re-evaluated on or before May 31, 2020 and may be extended as needed. 



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!  


May 2020 CANCELLED DUE TO COVID 19!

  • May 30th, 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)​


June 2020

  • June 13th, 2020 (MANDATORY 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)​


July 2020

  • Saturday, July 25th, 2020 (MANDATORY preregistration is required either by calling or email)
  • CPR starts at 3:00 pm
  • First Aid starts at approximately 10:30​
  • Location, the NEW Brandywine Volunteer Fire Department located at 13809 Brandywine Road, Brandywine, Maryland, 20613
  • Cost is $50.00 per person.  (See note about course cost)