*after completing the course, you MUST be monitored teaching a BLS class BEFORE receiving your instructor card. Please have your students, materials, equipment and location setup prior to attending the course*
Must be at least 18 years old!
Becoming an American Heart Association instructor is easy after consulting with an American Heart Association Training Center to find out whether the Training Center (TC) is accepting new instructors and the TCC's (Training Center Coordinator) preferred course delivery.
The steps are simple – get started today!
Be accepted by your local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center. This step will be completed if you obtained your BLS certification through 1 Life 2 Live CPR, LLC
Have current AHA provider status in the discipline for that Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline (BLS for Healthcare Providers certification card.)
Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
Once you become an Instructor, you will have access to the most current emergency cardiovascular care science, course updates, training resources and tools through the online AHA Instructor Network. You will also be able to post class dates and times to reach more students through the American Heart Association public website.
Teaching materials and equipment can be found using the links below.
UPCOMING INSTRUCTOR CLASS DATES/TIMES WILL BE POSTED AT A LATER DATE. PLEASE FILL OUT THE FORM BELOW IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING A UPCOMING INSTRUCTOR COURSE! WE OFFER 4 DIFFERENT INSTRUCTOR COURSE PACKAGES.
A. INSTRUCTOR COURSE ONLY (MUST BE BLS CERTIFIED ALREADY)
B. BLS CERTIFICATION + INSTRUCTOR COURSE
C. INSTRUCTOR COURSE + BUSINESS STARTUP RESOURCE SHEET (LIST OF DIRECT LINKS TO GET YOUR BUSINESS UP & RUNNING)
D. START YOUR OWN BUSINESS BUNDLE
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