AHA Instructors Course

 Become An American Heart Association Instructor

The American Heart Association is always seeking professionals to conduct training in first aid, CPR AED, and advanced cardiovascular care. If you are passionate about saving lives, motivated to facilitate learning, feel comfortable in group settings, and find it easy to make complex concepts understandable to others, you may be a perfect candidate. Successful Instructors can be healthcare professionals, first responders, or community members. Many of our 400,000 plus Instructors enjoy careers in nursing, EMS, education, health and fitness, and corporate safety.

Why Become an Instructor?

Teaching is a great way to stay current, as well as increase your knowledge and skills in the event of a Cardiac Arrest. This will also Boost your resume with an American Heart Association Instructor credentials. You can Teach for your employer, co-workers, organization or community or even start Start your own business.


4 Steps to Becoming an AHA Instructor:

  1. Have a current AHA provider card in the discipline that you want to become an Instructor. Disciplines: Heartsaver CPR, or BLS.

  2. Complete Instructor Essentials specific On-line course Pre-requisite.

  3. Complete the appropriate Instructor Course

    (8 hours: See schedule for Upcoming course Dates)

  4. Successfully be monitored teaching within three months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.

How much does it cost to Become an Instructor?

Instructor course fees are Low Cost and Affordable!

  • Course Fees: BLS Instructor Course Fee $199

  • Instructor Manual: BLS Instructor Manual $40 (or bring Current Manual to Class)

  • Instructor Essentials: A discipline specific On-line course prerequisite $35



**NOTE: No Alignment Fees. You can Pre-Purchase Instructor Manual & Instructor Essentials and bring to class or items can be added during checkout.**