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BLS Instructor Course

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BLS Instructor Certification with ACLS EDU

CPR is a simple and straightforward life-saving procedure. However, many people still do not know how to perform one accurately. This is why instructors who are trained in BLS are in high demand. You are playing an essential role in disseminating information that can potentially save lives. ACLS EDU is proud to offer top AHA BLS Instructor courses nationwide, with a variety of dates and times for your choosing. Successful completion of the AHA BLS Instructor course will give you access to the AHA Instructor Network and other sites.

BLS Instructor Course Information

The American Heart Association (AHA) is always looking for professionals to conduct training in first aid, CPR, AED, and advanced cardiovascular care. If you are passionate about saving lives and feel comfortable teaching others in a group setting, this role might be perfect for you. Becoming an AHA instructor is easy - all you need to do is to successfully participate in a 1-day BLS Instructor Course. The BLS Instructor course educates instructor candidates on how to successfully conduct BLS classes from start to finish.

Additional Information

The Instructor course will teach instructor candidates vital skills, such as using the AHA Instructor teaching materials appropriately, ensuring that your students meet learning objectives, evaluating them objectively, as well as following AHA Instructor and course policies. In the 1-Day BLS Instructor course, you will learn everything you need to know to conduct a BLS class, from the set up of the equipment needed, to the purchasing and issuing of official AHA eCards to students.


Students attending the BLS Instructor Course are required:

  • Must be at-least 18 years of age or with an adult
  • Complete the BLS Instructor Essentials Online
  • Purchase the 2020 BLS Instructor Package with Digital Video
  • Select a instructor-led classroom location
  • Provide a First Name, Last Name, Email and Phone Number
  • Complete Course Registration and Payment Via prior to class
  • Refund requests for classroom-based courses must be made 2 Days (48 hours) before
    your original course start time.
  • All refunds will be subject to a fee of 4% to cover the cost charged by our credit card
    merchant processing company.
  • You are limited to 1 free reschedule requests per registration.
  • Reschedule requests must be made before your course start time.
  • No refunds will be given once a class has been rescheduled.
  • All product sales are final and no refunds will be issued upon completion of sale.
  • Be on time to attend - Tardiness of 15 minutes or less considered.
  • In-Person Students are subject to be observed by other online Students Via Zoom.
  • Students will not photographer or recorded without their expressed consent.
  • Instructors will contact students not in attendance or with other issues 30 minutes before the course start time.

BLS Instructor Course Completion eCard, valid for two years



Why Train with ACLS EDU?

ACLS EDU provides world-class BLS Instructor certification courses that are approved and accredited by the American Heart Association (AHA). We are proud to offer high-quality courses nationwide taught by seasoned professionals who are experts in their fields.

How Do I Become a BLS Instructor?

You will be able to become an AHA BLS Instructor after you successfully complete the BLS Instructor course. You will need to complete both the online portion, as well as the classroom/hands-on session. ACLS EDU now offers the classroom/hands-on sessions all online, in response to the COVID19 Pandemic. After that, you will need to be monitored teaching successfully within 6 months of completing the hands-on session of the course.

What is a BLS Instructor Course?

An Instructor course trains candidates to become BLS instructors. BLS instructors can then conduct BLS classes, teaching others vital information and skills on dealing with a cardiac emergency. AHA Instructors also learn about alignment options, as well as how to issue official AHA eCards and navigate the AHA Instructor Network.


How Much Does It Cost To Become a BLS Instructor?

Different AHA training centers offer different prices for their courses. To learn more about the prices of the courses that we offer, please feel free to contact us here for more information. ACLS EDU has the fastest affordable AHA Instructor Courses around the country, without the fees and twice the benefits!

Where do I take a BLS Instructor course?

ACLS EDU is proud to offer BLS instructor courses across the nation at multiple locations, so you can choose to attend a course near you. In addition to our in-person courses, we also offer online courses as well. Our online classes are conducted via Zoom and utilize 2 HD cameras so that you can see the demonstrations and techniques from all angles. Students can be seen, heard, and corrected. Students are required to purchase their own hands-on equipment from the store to allow for their skills to be checked off during the course. 

How Do I Renew My BLS Instructor Certification?

After you have completed your BLS Instructor course, you will be issued an initial AHA Instructor eCard, which is valid for 2 years. After 2 years, your BLS Instructor eCard would have expired. However, you can easily take a BLS Instructor renewal course with ACLS EDU to get your certification renewed.


Ready To Take A BLS Instructor Certification Course?

ACLS EDU provides BLS Instructor courses, both in-person and online, that are strictly monitored to be consistently at the highest standards. We want to successfully equip you to have the knowledge and the confidence to teach others to save lives. Take the next step. Contact us today to learn more about our BLS courses and sign up for one near you!


ACLS EDU provides various types of American Heart Association approved BLS Certification Courses, ACLS Certification Courses & PALS Certification Courses. These course types include online, on-site and blended options - we provide as much flexibility as we can for our customers.