In addition to our main program, we also offer classes that are open to the public.
See what our program is all about and gain some valuable training for you and your family.

Stop the Bleed

Learn the basics of emergency bleeding control products and techniques. The course instructor will present products and applicable skills associated with the basic Able Shepherd emergency vehicle kit to include: Scene assessment, primary assessment, wound packing, and tourniquet placement.

  • Effective August 1st, 2021 we will require that individuals testing for Protector Certification-PHASE 2 be Stop the Bleed certified.
  • Stop the Bleed certifications are good for two (2) years, upon which time individuals will need to re-certify to stay current.
  • This course is open to the public and they do not need to be in the Able Shepherd program or have taken any prior classes from us.
  • Dates/times for our Stop the Bleed classes are listed below.
  • and on our class calendar:

We feel that to “Take Care of One Another” emergency medical aid knowledge is a must.

Stop the Bleed classes are available to a member’s family at the discounted price of $100 instead of $175

If you have any questions pertaining to this Stop the Bleed requirement, please feel free to reach out to us.

Not Your Average CPR and First Aid Course

Heartsaver First Aid, CPR, and AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills needed to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services (EMS) arrives. 

In edition to CPR, and AED you will learn First Aid skills such as treating 

  • Bleeding
  • Sprains
  • Broken Bones
  • Shock
  • And much much more!

Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card which is valid for two years. 

** More class dates coming soon, stay tuned for updates **



Family Emergency Readiness

In the event of an emergency everyone has a role, even your children…we can’t expect others to know their role (ie. stay together, run, connect with mom or dad, etc.) unless we teach them. Let us help your family be prepared.

In this course students will be ABLE to utilize the following skills, with their family:

  • Linking (staying connected)
  • Bleeding control (tourniquet placement)
  • Striking
  • Movement in a crisis
  • Threat ID
  • Common verbal commands
  • Abdication prevention basics
  • Safety Consideration for the home

Firearms Cleaning and Set Up

This is an optional course in which students will walk through the set up and cleaning of their firearm.

Ham Radio Testing

HAM Radio testing is available at Able Shepherd Headquarters. 7 people max per session.

Step 1: download the and STUDY for the test
Step 2: Register for the test
Step 3: Take the test














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