Classes That We Offer
Welcome to the Harding University Public Safety Training Web site!
The Public Safety Department provides not only a safe environment for the Harding Community, but also the opportunity for students and others to learn information and skills that may not be readily available elsewhere.
The Department's Training Program provides training which is both beneficial to the individual and to society as a whole. Most of the training results in certifications through various agencies and organizations. These certifications can be very advantageous for students seeking employment following graduation in many career fields.
Below are many of the classes offered by the Public Safety Office. Click on each class to learn more about the course content and other details.
Classes are offered according to demand, please complete the form and you will be contacted regarding your request when classes are scheduled. Class details will be furnished in a timely manner. Please call (501) 279-4005 for additional assistance with these classes.
HeartSaver First Aid
Basic First Aid Course which teaches students how to properly respond to common medical emergencies such as cuts, burns, fractures, breathing problems, and environmental emergencies. It also includes the Basic CPR Course. This course is certified through the American Heart Association.
Time: 6 Hrs. Cost: FREE* [NOTE: Effective July 1, 2013 this class will cost $5.00.]
HeartSaver AED (Basic CPR)
This basic CPR course provides instruction for properly providing CPR to adults, children, and infants. Students will learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and recognize factors that can affect the patient. Choking and stroke emergencies are also covered in this course. This course is certified through the American Heart Association.
Time: 4 Hrs. Cost: FREE* [NOTE: Effective July 1, 2013 this class will cost $5.00.]
Health Care Provider CPR (Advanced)
This advanced CPR course covers all the material in the HeartSaver AED Course, plus the use of additional equipment and other considerations that can affect resuscitation efforts. Care is taken to ensure all students are proficient in all aspects of CPR. This course is certified through the American Heart Association.
Time: 5 Hrs. Cost: FREE* [NOTE: Effective July 1, 2013 this class will cost $5.00.]
Time: < 1 Hr. Cost: FREE
The Sexual Harassment, Assault, & Rape Prevention is a self-defense class designed for women. The first part of the course covers the physiological effects of stress on the body and how it relates to a person’s response to stressful situations. The second part deals with escaping various levels of threatening situations. All responses are based on techniques rather than strength or size of the defender.
Time: 8 Hrs. Cost: FREE
This class trains the average person how to identify severe weather and how to report it to the National Weather Service. The class also addresses precautions to take during severe weather such as tornadoes and flooding. The information is focused on Arkansas weather, but is the information is useful for all parts of the country. The next class is scheduled for February 26, 2013 in the Heritage Auditorium (907 E. Market Ave.) at 6:30 p.m.
Time: 3 Hrs. Cost: FREE
* Small fees may be associated with these courses.
Note: Listed Costs are for Harding University Students, Faculty, & Staff. Fees may apply to others.