Public CPR Classes


The McHenry Township Fire Department regularly offers CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), First Aid, and Health Care Provider classes. Group classes are available upon request. We follow American Heart Association guidelines for CPR classes we offer.

 We offer the following classes:

Heartsaver® CPR/AED:

This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. This course teaches skills with AHA’s research-proven Practice-While-Watching (PWW) technique, which allows instructors to observe the students, provide feedback and guide the students’ learning of skills. 

This course is for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in CPR and AED use to meet job, regulatory or other requirements

  • $45 (includes book, pocket mask and 2 year completion card)
  • Adult, Pediatric, Infant
  • Class length is 3-4 hours
  • Perfect for teachers, day care workers, baby sitters, police or other lay rescuers


Heartsaver® First Aid - CPR - AED:

This is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage a first aid, choking or sudden cardiac arrest emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. Students learn skills such as how to treat bleeding, sprains, broken bones, shock and other first aid emergencies. This course also teaches adult CPR and AED use.

  • $45 (includes book, pocket mask and 2 year completion card)
  • Class length:  6 - 7 hours
  • In addition to the previously mentioned audience, this class may be used for factory workers to meet Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requirements, boy scouts, girl scouts, and camp leaders

BLS for Healthcare Providers

This course is designed to provide a wide variety of healthcare professionals the ability to recognize several life-threatening emergencies, provide CPR, use an AED, and relieve choking in a safe, timely and effective manner.
This course is for healthcare professionals who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as other lifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.

This class consists of two parts.
Part 1 is ONLINE. You must complete the online portion.
Part 2 bring the online completion certificate to the hands-on SKILLS VALIDATION. This section is about 2 hours long and provides the in-person skills practice and testing session to obtain an AHA course completion card. Together both parts cover breathing and cardiac emergencies - including CPR, AED, and obstructed airway - for adult, child, and infant patients. BLS 2-year certificate upon course completion.

After registering online, a key code will be emailed for the online portion of the class.

     $45 (includes book, pocket mask, and 2 year completion card)

  • Class length: 3 hours
  • This class meets the requirements for all medical personnel, such as MD, RN, PT, RT, CNA, pre-hospital employees, techs, and students in the healthcare field


Unless noted otherwise, all classes are held at: 
Fire Station 2 
3710 Johnsburg Road
Johnsburg, IL 60051

    For additional classes in the area:  Area CPR Classes 2017

2017 CPR Course Dates


Refund Policy:
There will be absolutely NO REFUNDS for individual cancellations or "no-shows" after the registration deadline has passed.
Registration deadline for each CPR class = 5 days prior to class
If a class is full, please call the District Administrative Office at 815.385.0075 to be added to a standby list.  

  • HeartCode BLS – Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 6:00 p.m.

 If you have questions, please call or email
District Administrative Office: 815.385.0075 - Monday-Friday - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm