About Us

Compression for Life is an American Heart Association training facility, providing certifications in most disciplines. We incorporate real life calls from on the job as professional firefighters from many years helping the surrounding area in Kitsap/Mason county (Bremerton, Silverdale, Poulsbo, Belfair, Port Orchard, Bainbridge, Kingston, and beyond)

Our mission at Compressions for Life is to train our neighbors and community to be efficient and confident in an emergency.

What makes our courses outstanding?

We specialize in American Heart Association training and emphasize: CPR, First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator(AED) in and around the Kitsap/Mason County area.

We are a physical classroom located in Downtown Bremerton focusing in a clean and friendly environment,so that you can focus on the quality instruction being provided. We are members of the Better Business Bureau, Bremerton Chamber of Commerce, Silverdale Chamber of Commerce, and proud citizens of Kitsap County. We believe in making the area we reside in a better place through volunteering and helping our community become a better place – this includes (Bremerton, Silverdale, Poulsbo, Belfair, Port Orchard, Bainbridge, Kingston, and beyond)


Meet Kevin

Kevin Bernt is the lead instructor at our facility and has been teaching various pre-hospital medical classes for the past 10 years. He is currently employed as a Firefighter/Paramedic serving your local Kitsap County communities. He also instructs for Kitsap County Emergency Medical Services (KCEMS) as a Senior EMT Instructor.

Mr. Bernt is aligned with Inland Northwest Health Service and all certifications from the institute are monitored by this training center. During his tenure in the Fire Service, education has been a priority and passion for him, he has achieved five degrees; his most recent degree is a Masters of Science in Public and Fire Administration.