Learn first aid as a business

At the Red Cross we offer a whole range of training courses for professionals. You can follow training on different topics, for example, general training on first aid in case of accidents, more specific training on CPR or even on topics such as first aid in case of psychological problems. Beyond that, we are flexible in the format. You can opt for training at one of our locations or at a location of your choice. By the way, did you know that Belgian Red Cross-Flanders is recognized by FOD WASO in providing first aid training to companies?

Book a training course

Still want to know more? Check out our offerings below.

You come to us

At Belgian Red Cross-Flanders , we offer quite a few training courses at one of our locations, also known as open courses. Want to consult our open training offerings without having to create a user?

Click here

We come to you

Do you have 5 or more participants within your company? Then it pays to organize a training at your company's location. For up to 15 participants per session, you can choose from the trainings below.

Frequently asked questions about registrations and bookings

Where can I find the open course offerings?

You'll find this on the new booking platform: https://rkv-frontend-production.herokuapp.com 

Can I book my own closed training (= teacher comes to us)?

Yes, you can also do that through the booking platform: https://rkv-frontend-production.herokuapp.com/

Which Corporate Training is best for me to choose?

It is best to ask yourself first if you are looking for legally required training or not. The basic training company first aid, first aid for designated persons and refresher courses fit within the legal framework. If you want to organize a separate first aid training course, it is best to choose, depending on your needs, a thematic or initiation lesson. If you are looking for a course that focuses on first aid in case of psychological problems, you should choose one of the EHBP courses.

From when does the fee for an evening course apply?

This rate is applicable as soon as half or more than half of the training takes place after 6 pm.

Can I take corporate training on Sundays as well?

No, company trainings are only organized on weekdays, weeknights or Saturdays. You can schedule training on weekdays at https://rkv-frontend-production.herokuapp.com/

Apply for evening or Saturday training at bedrijfsopleidingen@rodekruis.be  

Frequently asked questions about billing

I would like a purchase order number on my invoice. How do I best provide this?

You should give this number to bedrijfsopleidingen@rodekruis.be at the latest the day before the training, mentioning the name of the company, the date of the training, the name of the training and in case of an open training, the name of the participant. Do you already know your purchase order number at the time of booking? Then enter it immediately in the box provided for this purpose when booking.

When will I receive my invoice?

Invoices are always sent after completion of training

Can I get more than one invoice for a closed course?

No, only one invoice can be created per closed course.

Are your courses eligible for SME portfolio?

For training within Belgian Red Cross-Flanders , you can take advantage of concessions through the SME portfolio. With the KMO-portefeuille, SMEs can receive an annual subsidy for the training courses company first aid (Basic course, In-service training, thematic courses and Notified Person) that you organize for your employees. Our accreditation number is DV.O241524. For more information on the SME portfolio, visit http://www.kmo-portefeuille.be/. 

How to apply for an SME portfolio grant? It is necessary when applying for the grant to mention in the title of the project for which training a grant is requested, "In-service training company first aid - Organization first aid and ".

Please note: Do not wait for an invoice. The application is separate from the invoice and must be made no later than 14 days after the training begins.

You can already request your allowance at the time of booking the training. Apply for it through the website kmo-portefeuille, that way you avoid a refusal. 

What are your cancellation conditions?

If you cancel before 14 days before the training starts, we will charge a €60 administrative fee.

If you cancel the training within 14 days and 7 days before the start of the training, we will charge a 50% cancellation fee, with a minimum of €60.

If you cancel the training from 7 days before the start of the training, we will charge a 100% cancellation fee.

If the training is moved to another date, the same cancellation conditions apply.

Where can I find your terms and conditions of sale?

Why does Belgian Red Cross-Flanders invoice its corporate training courses without VAT?

Belgian Red Cross-Flanders invoices its corporate training courses free of VAT according to art 44. More information can be found here: VAT obligation | FOD Finances (belgium.be)

Frequently asked questions about licenses and certificates

What is the difference between a license and a certificate?

You get a brevet after completing basic training company first aid. After a refresher course, you get a certificate. An initiation or theme class also produces an attendance certificate.

Will you send my certification or attestation after my completed training?

No, all licenses and certificates are prepared on the ACT platform, a few weeks after completing your training you can find them there. 

Where can I find my certificates and attestations of courses taken?

You can sign up with your company login using this link

Don't have a company login yet? Request one by email: bedrijfsopleidingen@rodekruis.be stating your company name, email address and date of last training taken.

Through "Your company/organization page," you can view the training and certificates taken by your employees.


Certificates of attendance and certifications are located under the "Previous Training" category.

Why can't I find my licenses and certificates on the same platform as my enrollments?

We are currently in a transition phase where we are gradually switching from one system to another. In the future, the ACT platform (with certificates and attestations) will disappear altogether. We strongly recommend that you always download your certificates and attestations and keep them for yourself.   

Certificates are available several weeks after the completion of training.

Other questions? Feel free to contact