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FY 20/21 First Responder Training Courses

All first respondent training (CPR/AED and first aid/blood-borne pathogens) will be provided by Guilford Technical Community College. Starting in September, monthly classes will be held at the Greensboro and Jamestown campuses .  Full training for a first respondent can now be completed in one 8-hour day. 
Guilford County Schools is requiring that every high school and middle school principal send seven staff members for first respondent training, and that every elementary school principal send five.  Early and middle colleges should send two. Additional staff members may be sent at the principal’s discretion. 

Maximum enrollment is 9 participants at the Greensboro location.
Maximum enrollment is 9 for the Jamestown location. 
If classes reach maximum enrollment, staff members will be advised to register for another class date. 
Please note that classes are from 8am to 5pm and you must attend the entire day to get credit for the class.


Click here to view FY20/21 Training Schedule

All licensed employees re eligible for training.  The following classified employees are eligible:

ACES Director
ACES Support Staff Member (1 per school)
Athletic Trainer
Custodian (full or part-time; eligible for blood-borne pathogens training only)
Any classified employee serving as a first responder for an administrative site
Classes will be held at the following locations on all scheduled dates:

Guilford Technical Community College – Greensboro
Continuing Education Center, Room 231
3505 E. Wendover Ave., Greensboro 27409

Guilford Technical Community College – Jamestown
601 E. Main Street
Public Safety Building - Room 213

You may park in any valid, non-reserved parking space.

A GCS site may host a class at the principal’s request.  To host a class on a date of the principal’s choice, please contact James Smith at smithj20@gcsnc.com.  Between 10 and 40 trainees must be enrolled in order for the class to proceed.

Enrollment Procedures:
Principals and Building Managers are requested to submit, by e-mail to Shelly Knight at knightr@gcsnc.com.  Please include the following information:

Participants Name
Participants E-mail Address
Current Site Location
Attendance Date preferred
Attendance Location (High Point or Greensboro)