BLS Instructor Course
AHA Autorized Training Center

We are accepting new BLS Instructors!

Basic Life Support training reinforces healthcare professionals’ understanding of the importance of early CPR and defibrillation, basic steps of performing CPR, relieving choking, and use of an AED.

How to become a BLS Instructor?


BLS Instructor

Currently hold an AHA BLS Provider Certification

Complete the BLS Instructor Essentials Course at


BLS Instructor

Register & Complete the Classroom BLS Instructor Course


BLS Instructor step3

Set-Up your own BLS Instructor-Led Course and complete an Instructor Monitoring, within 30 days after the Instructor Course.


  • $350 Per Applicant

Applicant Prerequisites

  • 21 Years of Age, Training Site Requirement Effective March 2019
  • Hold an American Heart Association BLS Certification
  • Complete the BLS Instructor Essentials Course Online
  • Be knowledgeable and skillful in Basic Life Support

2-Year Instructor Certification

Courses Offered Monthly

Louisville, KY

Louisville, KY

Cincinnati, OH

Cincinnati, OH

Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis, IN

Courses Nashville

Nashville, TN

Teaching District

  • United States of America, alignment with KY Health Safety required.

Instructor Restrictions

  • Instructors are able to set their own schedule & issue their own certifications. Alignment with KY Health Safety required.

BLS Instructors Qualified to Instruct:

  • BLS Courses
  • Heartsaver Courses
  • Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Family & Friends CPR

Materials Not Included

  • BLS Instructor Essentials
  • BLS Instructor Package
  • CPR Training Equipment
  • Instructor Monitoring Travel Expense

$515 Estimated Cost per BLS Instructor Applicant

Cost includes:

  1. BLS Instructor Essentials
  2. BLS Instructor Course
  3. BLS Instructor Package

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