Course Fee includes: BLS Instructor Essentials online course; BLS Instructor Manual eBook; 8-hours of hands-on classroom instruction; BLS Instructor Candidate Workbook. Course requisites & prerequisites: Candidate must be at least 16 years old; Candidate must possess a current American Heart Association® BLS Provider certificate; Candidate must complete the (1.5 – 2 hours) online BLS Instructor Essentials Course; Candidate must then attend the 8-hour BLS Instructor Essentials hands-on session; Candidate must be monitored teaching their first full course within 6 months of attending the hands-on session (there is a monitoring fee). IMPORTANT NOTE: Instructors must align with an American Heart Association (AHA) Training Center for student certificate processing. You may choose to align with any AHA Training Center that will accept you. Students taking our BLS Instructor Course are automatically accepted by our AHA Training Center. If you are aligning with a different AHA Training Center, bring your BLS Instructor Candidate Application signed by that AHA Training Center Coordinator.