Frequently Asked Questions NEW LOCATION at the corner of Lake Forest Blvd and Read Blvd
Do I have to take a test to get in school? No. Simply sign up and the office manager will contact you for a brief interview and answer any questions you may have including orientation date, class schedule and uniform requirements, course material, etc.
Do you offer financial aid? Yes, we understand that personal and/or family financial resources may be insufficient to cover the cost of attendance. Therefore, payment plans are available. We are also affiliated with a local agency that offers funding for those that qualify. How can I make a payment? Online payments are available for your convenience. Student payment links are sent by email and by text messages. Also, payments are accepted in person by appointment only with either a debit card or money order. We do not accept cash.
Do you conduct a background check? Yes, a comprehensive background checks that include criminal and sexual offense history. Not all offenses will make you ineligible to enroll in training. You may contact the school for a complete list of unacceptable offenses. Please note that a favorable state-wide background investigation report and a national sex offender registry check is required. What color scrubs are required? Students will be notified in orientation about the required color scrubs for training. In most cases, all students are required to wear full uniform by the second week of class. Is this school mainly for women? We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations, or sexual orientation.
Do you offer job placement assistance? We do not offer job placement assistance; however, we will direct students to a job opening that is available once certified. We also have resources that are designed to assist students seeking employment. These include one-on-one advising and resume building and interview tips, etc.
How can I claim my CPR card after completing the class?1 You will receive an email from eCards@heart.org with a link inviting you to claim your eCard online.2 The link within the email will direct you to the Student Profile webpage, which will be prepopulated with your first name, last name, email address, eCard code, AHA Instructor name, and St. Agatha Training Center information. Adding your phone number is optional.3 Once you have confirmed that your information is accurate, you will set up a security question and answer to access your eCard(s) in the future.4 After setting up your security question and answer, accept the terms and conditions of the site and click “Submit.” You will be directed to fill out a brief survey about the course.5 After you complete the survey, your eCard will be displayed. You will have 3 options to view or print it:Save as PDF: Upon choosing your preferred size to view, you can save your eCardto your computer for future use.QR Code: For students with a QR code reader, you can access your eCard on amobile device as needed.Printing: Your eCard can be viewed as a PDF and can be printed either wallet size(2.5” x 3.5”) to be cut out or full size (8.5” x 11”) for easy filing.Please note that if you do not claim your eCard, you will not be able to show proof of coursecompletion to your employer. If your employer requires proof of completion, you can email them a copy from the eCard landing page.After you have accessed your eCard, you will receive an email from the AHA confirming that your eCard has been claimed. You should save this confirmation email for your records.You can view your eCard online through the AHA’s website, www.heart.org/cpr/mycards at any time. Simply enter your first and last name and email address, or the eCard code found on your eCard. Your employer can verify your eCard at www.heart.org/cpr/mycards to confirm issuance only if you have completed steps 1-5.