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About Us

Start the Heart, LLC



Start the Heart is a unique Training Center located in Wexford, the heart of the North Hills of Pittsburgh. Start the Heart is a “special place”, open to everyone, from anywhere!

Our training center is conveniently located to serve western Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh and surrounding communities. Children come from all over the Pittsburgh region to take this outstanding class.

We, Scott and Brenda Frank, are the founders of Start the Heart, offering B E S T, the Babysitter Education, and Safety Training. We provide individual hands-on manikin practice for every student. Our teaching style instills the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to be VERY GOOD babysitters! We create a fun-filled learning environment for every single student!

We teach the nationally recognized and respected EMERGENCY CARE AND SAFETY INSTITUTE  B L A S T course. This B L A S T course is absolutely the finest available, offering your adolescent the very best Babysitter Education & Safety Training.

Start the Heart instructors are both Emergency Care & Safety Institute and American Heart Association Certified BLS Instructors. We provide the highest quality CPR / AED and First Aid training available in the Pittsburgh region.

We and our instructors hold our Act 34 Clearances and PA Child Abuse History Clearances.