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First Aid and CPR/AED Certification Program 

The City of Naperville recognizes the importance of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automated External Defibrillators (AED). The instruction of non-Fire Department personnel increases both awareness and readiness within the community. This readiness plays a vital role in the chain of survival for heart attack victims. 

CPR AED Certification ProgramThe purpose of the City of Naperville CPR/AED and First Aid certification programs is to facilitate the education of the general public in the delivery of effective First Aid and CPR and AED use, in accordance with current American Heart Association guidelines.

The Naperville Fire Department offers certification and recertification classes to laypersons and healthcare providers.  The four-hour classes are $45 per person for residents and Naperville businesses and $55 for non-residents. Upon completion of the course, participants receive a certification card valid for two years.

All courses are taught by Naperville firefighters certified by the American Heart Association. Classes are held at:

Naperville Electric Service Center
Naperville Training Center
1392 Aurora Ave., Suite 200, 2nd Floor
Naperville, IL 60540
Training Center Location and Parking Information (PDF)


Available Classes

Heart Saver CPR/AED
$45 Residents / $55 Non-Residents
This American Heart Association one-day class is presented for the lay person (non-healthcare). This class will review one person Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for infants, children and adults. The class also includes instruction on the operation and use of Automated External Defibrillators (AED) for the child and adult victim. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Heart Saver CPR/AED Certification Card valid for two years.

  • Friday, December 19, 2014, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 30, 2014, 6 to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 2, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, January, 22, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 30, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 12, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 20, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 17, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 24, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 1, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Friday, May 22, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2015, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Heart Saver First Aid
$35 Residents / $40 Non-Residents
This American Heart Association one-day class is presented for the lay person (non-healthcare). This class will review how to care for and recognize victims of sudden illness and injuries. Upon completion of the course, students will receive a Heart Saver First Aid card valid for two years

  • Saturday, February 7, 2015, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, May 16, 2015, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015, 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

CPR/AED for Healthcare Providers
$45 Residents / $55 Non-Residents
This American Heart Association class will cover one/two rescuer CPR for adults, children and infants, choking and rescue breathing. The use of an AED is presented with hands-on practice. Students who successfully pass the written and skills tests will receive a Healthcare Provider Certification Card that is valid for two years.

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 7, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 24, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 19, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 11, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 21, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 4, 2015, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 20, 2015, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 

Register Now

Please use the below registration form to enroll in the class:

There are three options for submitting this form.

  1. By Mail (please use if paying with a check):
    Naperville Fire Department
    Attn: Sylvia Salinas
    1380 Aurora Ave.
    Naperville, IL 60540
  2. By Fax (please use if paying with a credit card):
    (630) 420-4094 
  3. By E-mail:
    Send to cpr@naperville.il.us

Please remember that these classes are held at:

Naperville Electric Service Center
Naperville Training Center
1392 Aurora Ave., Suite 200, 2nd Floor
Naperville, IL 60540
Training Center Location and Parking Information (PDF)