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Boater First Aid/CPR Classes @ The Center For Wooden Boats, Wagner Education Center

Captain Thomas Bliss of Northwest Response has teamed up with The Center For Wooden Boats in Seattle, Washington to bring three levels of First Aid, CPR/AED classes to the Wagner Education Center in 2019.

Beginning March 2nd, 2019 kicks off the first of 8 (eight) classes to be held during the year. The first class is a hybrid Basic-Advanced First Aid, CPR/AED course designed specifically for the mariner, and recreational boater. This course runs about 8 hours, and will be offered quarterly depending on demand.

  • Shelley Dudley Avatar
    Shelley Dudley

    Captain Bliss not only has a deep knowledge base, but he is able to make the training come alive by applying real life experiences and telling stories of true situations he and his colleagues have encountered that drive the training home. I was riveted from the moment training began until the class ended and it was time to go home. I highly recommend this instructor and this training. 1/11/2019

  • Kay Drinkwater Avatar
    Kay Drinkwater

    Great CPR and First Aide Class !!!! Highly recommended with Thomas! 2/24/2017

  • Linda Erwin-Gallagher Avatar
    Linda Erwin-Gallagher

    Great instructors, learned new skills in a fun way. Highly recommend! 2/01/2019

  • Bill Davis Avatar
    Bill Davis

    Just completed a First Aid & CPR course taught by Thomas at Northwest Response. This course was excellent and fun, and it satisfied the Coast Guard requirements for my Captain’s license. I highly recommend it! 9/25/2018

  • Steve Coombes Avatar
    Steve Coombes

    Tom was a great First Aid and CPR teacher. He is very knowledgeable and clear and funny in his teaching. Highly recommend. 11/15/2018

  • Ben Richardson Avatar
    Ben Richardson

    I recently attended a marine first aid/ cpr course and was verify satisfied with the class. It was very informative and they did a great job of keeping it relevant. 3/01/2019

  • Katie Quesada Avatar
    Katie Quesada

    Best CPR, AED and First Aid class I've taken through an employer. Thomas Bliss is entertaining and enthusiastic which makes learning fun and memorable. I picked everything up easily again and had the steps down quickly, all while laughing and enjoying myself. If you want your staff to retain what you are paying for, this is the outfit and your guy. Great class! 2/02/2018

  • Stu Cluff Avatar
    Stu Cluff

    I try to keep current on my CPR and AED training because it is always better to know than not know when bad things happen. I think I learned more from Thomas Bliss then with any other past instructors. 1/09/2017

The Second class of 2019 will be a Basic First Aid, CPR/AED course, and will contain content for the Serious & Recreational Boater alike. This class is to be held on April 13th, 2019 from 8:00am to about 1:30pm. This course will be offered three (3) times in 2019.

Blended Learning is the third class, and is designed for the busy boater, those with limited time to spend in classroom, or the person that just needs a good refresher. The first Blended Learning Class is scheduled for May 15th, 2019, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm for in person practical sign-offs.

This First Aid/CPR class is for everyone

You needn’t be a boater to attend, as the material crosses over to all aspects of Medical Emergencies whether on land or afloat. These classes are essentially the same “base material” as would be offered in a standard Adult First Aid, CPR/AED course however with a list to the boater to cover those typical sudden illness’s and injuries we see at sea.

First Aid/CPR Class Schedule at
The Seattle Center For Wooden Boats Below.

Just click a link below for more information.

Are These Classes Certified? These Courses are Approved by:
The United States Coast Guard for OUPV – Master Mariner. 
Additional Approvals; Washington State L&I (Labor & Industry), and OSHA.  
This course is not intended for those seeking STCW First Aid Certification. 

 Certificates are valid for two years from date of issue.

CWB Members, Staff & Volunteers are eligible for discounts, please contact the center for more details on coupon codes.

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