There are two different options with the American Heart Association to be able to teach BLS classes and Heartsaver classes.

1) You can choose to become an AHA BLS instructor, which will allow you to teach both BLS and Heartsaver classes. As a BLS instructor, you are at the top of the umbrella to teach the BLS and all of the Heartsaver course options of First Aid, CPR, AED, and bloodborne pathogens courses.

AHA BLS Instructors can teach (Recommended)

  • BLS Provider
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED
  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED
  • HeartSaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED
  • Heartsaver for K-12 Schools
  • Heartsaver First Aid Only
  • Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

Register for the AHA BLS Instructor Course

2) You can choose to become an AHA Heartsaver instructor, which will allow you to teach a combination of First Aid, CPR, AED, and bloodborne pathogens courses.

AHA Heartsaver Instructors can teach

  • Heartsaver CPR/AED
  • Heartsaver First Aid CPR/AED
  • HeartSaver Pediatric First Aid CPR/AED
  • Heartsaver for K-12 Schools
  • Heartsaver First Aid Only
  • Heartsaver Bloodborne Pathogens

Register for the AHA Heartsaver Instructor Course

I'm always available to speak with you about becoming an instructor and answering any of your questions. Please feel free to contact me at 800-808-9240, then press 0. If I'm in a class and you get my voicemail, please leave me a message, and I'll return your call as soon as I can. I always return calls the same day. Thanks, Tracy