Serving the Greater San Francisco Bay Area

OUr instructors

Our instructors have come from a variety of professional backgrounds. Some of our instructors are professional EMTs, Paramedics, Nurses, and Firefighters. Others are in the academic world. 

One to one ratio


If you have taken a CPR class before, you know how it might be a little disgusting to share manikins with another student. OUCH! CPR & First Aid Training provides 1:1 student to manikin ratios when requested.



OUCH! CPR & First Aid Training

about us


OUCH! CPR & First Aid Training has been a licensed business in San Francisco since 2004. The founder and owner has held a California State Teaching Credential in Adult Education and has been a CPR Instructor since 1997.  He has taught CPR classes for a variety of industries including youth groups, schools, construction companies, medical clinics, software firms, emergency services, hotels, bakeries, hospitals, and government agencies to name a few. In addition, he has been a professional firefighter for over 18 years and has worked internationally as a travel medic. He has also a Masters of Science in Emergency Service Administration from CSU Long Beach and his Emergency Management Specialist certification from the California Specialized Training Institute.