Cook County


Upcoming Class Dates


200 West Madison, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606

Phone: 888-307-8450



Monday-Friday: 9:00AM - 4:00PM

Location Information

ACLS EDU is proud to offer top-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes in the beautiful city of Chicago, Illinois. All our CPR classes in Chicago are approved by the American Heart Association (AHA) and include the BLS for Healthcare Providers course, the Advanced Cardiac Life Support course, and the Pediatric Advanced Life Support course. Due to our meticulous commitment to excellence, our ACLS EDU center at Cook County is recognized by many healthcare professionals as one of the best places to get trained in CPR. Many of our students have gone on to work for prestigious local hospitals, such as Heritage Grove Oak Forest Hospital and the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital. At ACLS EDU, our top priority is to make life-saving cardiac emergency skills as stress-free and accessible as possible. Recognizing the variety of ways in which students learn today, we offer in-person, online, and hybrid courses to tailor to every student’s needs.

CPR Certification in Chicago, IL - ACLS, PALS, BLS

Chicago, Illinois is one of the most famous cities in the world and is home to over 2.7 million people. This naturally means that there is a huge demand for healthcare professionals who are trained in basic life support. Many jobs in the healthcare sector require employees to take a CPR AED training in Chicago. In addition, some jobs go a step further and require employees to have an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Needless to say, BLS CPR training Chicago is highly desirable in many healthcare professions because it equips people to respond to a cardiac emergency with speed and efficiency. Even if you are not intending to pursue a career in healthcare, an American Heart Association CPR course is still incredibly valuable as it prepares you to respond effectively when a cardiac emergency occurs near you.

What CPR Certification Classes Does ACLS EDU Offer in Chicago, IL

Here at ACLS EDU Chicago, we are committed to ensuring that anyone who is interested in learning basic life support is able to do so at the level of their choosing. We are proud to offer a variety of classes, such as American Heart Association CPR Training Chicago. Healthcare providers looking for training, we offer BLS, ACLS, PALS, and Instructor Courses as well. In addition, we also offer the American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation courses (AAP NRP) multiple days a week. Our classes are available in-person and online, so you have the opportunity to sign up wherever you are.

How do you register for a CPR Certification Class in Chicago, IL

Registering for CPR classes Chicago with ACLS EDU is easy and hassle-free. All you need to do is to register through our website or contact us by phone. You can then make your payment via major debit or credit cards upon selecting the desired AHA certification course. Please note that all students who register for PALS, BLS, ACLS Courses via alternative websites, such as the American Heart Association, CPR Near Me, or other sites must still register and pay on the ACLS EDU website. Upon successful registration, students will receive an automated message from Enrollware via the email used for registration. The email will contain all the information you need, including the date, location, and start time of the course.

AHA CPR Certification Course Requirements in Chicago

The American Heart Association CPR, BLS, ACLS, and PALS classes require the same high standards regardless of where the course is conducted. This means that you can expect our classes in Chicago to be conducted according to the highest standards according to requirements set by the American Heart Association. All students seeking an official AHA eCard of any type must participate in hands-on activities through the use of an infant/child/adult CPR manikins with feedback or a compression monitor. Students are required to have accessories such as barrier devices, as well as BVM and Battery Powered AED Trainer with infant/adult/child electrodes. Students are responsible to make sure that they have all the required materials during the course, including AHA supporting materials and hands-on CPR equipment. All American Heart Association CPR Classes Chicago require the purchase of a student textbook / eBook or an instructor manual/kit. Please be aware that AHA materials and books should not be rented, reused, or reissued in any way. You will need to make sure that you have access to all the required materials and equipment during the course.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age or with an adult
  • Purchase the applicable materials and equipment if required
  • 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 be photographed or recorded without their expressed consent.
  • Instructors will contact students not in attendance or with other issues 30 minutes before the course start time.


Do fire departments offer CPR classes?

All firefighters are trained in CPR because cases requiring CPR are common in fire emergencies. Many fire departments do offer CPR certification courses for lay people. The mission of these programs is to ensure that more people get CPR certified, rather than turning a profit.

Are online CPR Classes Legit?

At ACLS EDU, all our online CPR classes are taught by seasoned healthcare professionals who are experts in their field. ACLS EDU offers online American Heart Association certification courses presented via Zoom with required hands-on equipment, which is necessary for you to be issued an AHA eCard.

How much does it cost for CPR training?

CPR Training courses cost around $50. However, an ACLS or PALS certification course can cost as much as $195. The average completion time is 3 hours for the basic course, and up to a day for more advanced healthcare professional courses.


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.