Initial Instructors: Becoming a CPR Instructor is a fun and rewarding position. We will provide access and training for all materials needed to become a CPR Instructor certified with the American Heart Association, align you with a Training Center, and provide the resources to become a successful instructor. You will be responsible for instructing, teaching and facilitating any number of American Heart Association CPR and ECC Training Courses. You may use this training to teach classes for your own company or possibly to teach with our wonderful organization.
Please note that there are 3 components to this training: Having a current provider card, taking the instructor course and successful course monitoring during or after the class prior to getting your instructor card. If you have any questions please contact us before registration as we are happy to help. All candidates must have a current CPR certification card for the discipline they wish to teach, if you do not possess this we can assist.
Renewing Instructors: Please select a renewal course below. Renewing instructors should come prepared with the renewal paperwork needed for their training center, you do not need to take the essentials course or have a provider card if you have a valid instructor card and have taught at least 4 times the past 2 years. Contact us with questions.
Advanced (ACLS and/or PALS) Instructors: Please contact us to arrange a class, classes are held 2-3x per year based on demand.
Duration: 6 – 8 Hours – Some online coursework required prior to class (for initial instructors only).
Intended Audience: Anyone who is looking to become, or renew as a CPR Instructor. We will certify individuals to teach American Heart Association CPR, AED and First Aid courses and offer Alignment/Employment information.
Heartsaver instructor courses are designed for non-healthcare trainers who do not want/need to teach Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare level CPR. You may sign up as a Heartsaver instructor or a BLS instructor (BLS instructors can teach both Heartsaver and BLS).