March 31, 2021

Free Pediatric CPR, AED, & First Aid Training

The City of Pittsburgh and Trying Together are offering free in-person Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED Training on Saturday, April 10, 2021. This training is open to child care staff and early learning professionals who work or reside within the city limits of Pittsburgh.



Participants will receive hands-on Pediatric CPR, First Aid, and AED training from a virtual instructor at two locations in Pittsburgh. Individuals who complete the course will receive a two-year American Heart Association HeartSaver certification.

A limited number of participants will be scheduled at each location and assigned to each mannequin to maintain the safety of all participants. Face masks must be worn at all times. Masks, hand sanitizer, and other sanitation items will be available at all site locations. Each program location is eligible to receive informational posters.

Course Overview

Training Date: Saturday, April 10, 2021

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Instructors: City of Pittsburgh Emergency Medical Services Staff

Two-Step Registration

Step One

Participants must live or work in the City of Pittsburgh. To register, complete the online registration form. Registration closes on Thursday, April 8 at 11:55 p.m. Space is limited.

After the course is full, individuals who register will be added to a waitlist. Individuals on the waitlist will be contacted when additional training opportunities become available.

Step Two

After completing the course, participants will be asked to complete a sign-in sheet and answer questions on the American Heart Association website to receive their certification cards. These cards will be sent digitally but can be printed by request.

For more information on claiming your card, visit the American Heart Association website.

More Information

For questions, contact Judy Graca at For questions about registration, contact Jasmine Davis at

Image: An early learning professional holds an infant in her arms, feeding the child from a bottle and caressing the child's head.