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Red Cross leader training set

A 32-hour training course to become an instructor in CPR, first aid and the use of a defibrillator will be offered by the American Red Cross beginning March 5.

The western Nevada County chapter of the Red Cross needs more instructors to train residents interested in learning the skills.



“We’ve had to cut back on classes because we don’t have enough teachers,” said Susan Kings, health and safety director of the chapter. “We average four classes a month now, but could easily do six or seven.”




The training consists of an eight-hour refresher course – four to six hours in the fundamentals of teaching and three sessions of practice teaching. The training will end in an actual class the instructors will teach as a team.

Cost of the course is $65, but $40 of that may be refunded when the graduate begins to teach, according to the Red Cross. The training will be at the Grass Valley headquarters, 144 Hughes Road, evenings and Saturdays to accommodate work schedules.

To sign up, call 272-3265.


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