CPR / First Aid

Classes Offered

The El Cerrito / Kensington Fire Department offers the following classes to the general public:

  • Adult CPR with AED
  • Child CPR
  • Infant CPR
  • Basic First Aid
All attendees are required to show both proof of vaccination and valid identification (California drivers license or California ID).  All attendees must wear a mask.


Get Certified or Renew Your Certification

Classes are offered throughout the year. Registration is necessary and has already begun for these classes. Space is limited. Priority registration is available for Kensington and El Cerrito residents. The processing fee is $55 for CPR and $110 for CPR/First Aid for El Cerrito and Kensington residents. Non-residents will pay $65 for CPR and $130 for CPR/First Aid.

2023 CPR / First Aid Class Schedule    

  • Saturday, February 4, 2023 (Registration closes on Thursday, 2/2/23)
  • Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • Saturday, June 24, 2023
  • Saturday, September 2, 2023

CPR will begin at 8:30 am. There will be a break from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm for lunch on your own. First Aid will resume from 1:00 pm until 4:30 pm. All classes will be held at the El Cerrito Community Center (7007 Moeser Lane) in the Garden Room except for the April 15 class (Hana Gardens Senior Center, 10870 San Pablo).  For more information or to sign up, please contact the El Cerrito-Kensington Fire Department at (510) 215-4450.