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Because people in different work environments are faced with different types of emergencies, many of our classes have been customized to better meet the specific needs of each type of business. Some protocols will remain the same across all industries, while others will need to be altered depending on the location, environment, regulatory requirements, and available resources.


Our corporate and executive CPR classes have been designed for professional environments.  Affinity Institute founder, Tara Raine, has been conducting classes at a variety of businesses, law firms, and financial organizations in Northern Illinois since 1999.

Manufacturing & Construction

First Aid training is often the most important element for those working in environments in which machinery, forklifts, conveyors, and other types of heavy equipment are used. While prevention is always the goal, accidents can happen. We can customize basic or advanced first aid, CPR, and AED classes for your environment in order in ensure a safe and appropriate response to accidents.  Our classes meet or exceed OSHA requirements.

The Hospitality Industry

Those working in the hospitality industry, be it in a restaurant, hotel, casino, or amusement park, know that they will be encountering people of all ages and backgrounds. Because of this, it is important that staff be prepared to handle a variety of potential emergencies for adults, children, and infants.

While prevention and safety are key, accidents, unfortunately, do happen. Having staff members that are prepared to act quickly can make a huge difference in the outcome for ill or injured persons. It is often the action taken in the first few minutes following an accident that is most important.

Medical & Dental Offices

The 3-Hour American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certification class or 2-Hour Re-Certification class can be set up on-site at your location or at our office.  A two-year certification is issued on successful completion.


Pediatric First Aid classes are designed to teach childcare providers how to treat minor injuries and manage major emergencies in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Topics include basic first aid for injuries, sudden illness, and environmental emergencies such as heat exhaustion. Optional topics include asthma and epinephrine administration, bites & stings, and eye injuries.

This class meets NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) requirements for accreditation and DCFS requirements for childcare facilities.