AHA BLS Instructor Course
You must be able to present a valid American Heart Association Basic Life Support Provider Card at the beginning of the course.
Become an American Heart Association Basic Life Support Instructor. Teach Healthcare Provider and Heartsaver CPR / First Aid!
This course covers aspects related to teaching AHA Heartsaver and Basic Life Support courses. This course will also cover effective instructor techniques, adult learning considerations, and other aspects related to leading an AHA course. This course will also cover Training Center requirements set by Trinity EMS, Inc.
Prior to taking this course, you will need to take the "BLS Instructor Essentials Online" course. When you register for this course, you will have the option to purchase a key code to complete the BLS Instructor Essentials Course online. After completing the online course, you will receive a "Certificate of Completion." Please bring this certificate with you to the Classroom portion of the course.
You will also need to purchase the BLS Instructor Manual and Heartsaver Instructor Manual. When you register for this course, you will have the option to purchase these. If you would prefer, you may purchase these manuals through an authorized vendor of the American Heart Association, such as Channing Bete.
Important: In accordance with AHA Program Administration Manual (PAM), "Instructor Candidate Selection", The AHA requires that instructors be at least 16 years of age to attend the Heartsaver Instructor and BLS Instructor Course.