BLS | CPR Instructor Course Schedule


American Heart Association® BLS | CPR Instructor  Certification

As a BLS | CPR Instructor, you will be certified to teach the following courses:

BLS for Providers®
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

Teaching life-saving skills is not only rewarding, but becoming a CPR instructor is also great for:

  • Save money by training your company staff
  • Building your resume while supplementing your income
  • Medical students – certify your fellow students
  • Healthcare Providers – certify your co-workers
  • Childcare Providers – certify your parents & colleagues


Saturday, April 28
9am-4pm, La Mesa


Friday, May 25
9am-4pm, La Mesa


Saturday, June 30
9am-4pm, La Mesa



  • $300.00


  • BLS Instructor Essentials online course access code (redeem)
  • BLS Instructor Manual eBook access code (redeem)
  • 8-hours of classroom instruction
  • BLS Instructor Candidate Workbook pdf files
  • 2-year Instructor Certification (BLS Instructors may teach all Heartsaver level CPR and First Aid courses)

Cancellation & rescheduling policies.


IMPORTANT NOTE: Instructors must align with an AHA Training Center in order to have their students’ certification cards processed.

  • You may choose to align with any AHA Training Center that will accept you.
  • Students enrolled in our Instructor Course are automatically accepted by our AHA Training Center.
  • If you have already chosen to align with a different AHA Training Center, you will need to bring to class the BLS Instructor Candidate Application signed by that AHA Training Center Coordinator in order for us to send them your AHA Notice of Course Completion form.

If all the above is Greek to you, hang tight. We will be covering everything about the AHA organization in class.


  • American Heart Association® Program Administration (PAM) and Organization (PROAD)
  • Registering on the AHA Instructor Network
  • Navigating the AHA Instructor Network
  • Being an effective instructor
  • Planning to teach the course
  • Acquiring equipment and course materials
  • Classroom setup
  • Conducting a course
  • Course administration
  • Getting your student completion cards
  • Using feedback as a tool for improvement

BLS Instructor Resources

BLS Instructor Course Agenda

BLS Instructor Essentials Online Course Resources

BLS Instructor Course Pre-class Checklist

BLS Instructor Candidate Application

BLS Instructor Candidate Workbook

AHA Program Organization and Administration (PROAD)

BLS Instructor Monitoring Fees

AHA Instructor Monitoring Tool

AHA Book Policy Memo

How to Renew Your Instructor Certification


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