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Become an American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR AED Instructor
Course Fee: $380 (Includes Instructor and Student manuals)


RGV CPR offers American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid/CPR AED  instructor training for you to either instruct and certify employees at your workplace or to start your own full/part-time business training and certifying others in lifesaving skills. As an AHA Heartsaver Instructor, you can teach and certify in the following courses:


  • CPR AED/First Aid - Who needs this: personal trainers, fitness professionals, athletic coaches, providers, oilfield workers, construction and other industrial workers

  • Pediatric First Aid CPR, AED - Who needs this: childcare workers, foster parents and new parents

  • Bloodborne Pathogens - Who needs this: tatoo artists, hotel housecleaning, industrial workers


Please note that Heartsaver instructors are not eligible to certify medical professionals in BLS (basic life support). If you are interested in certifying in both Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED and BLS, you will need to be certified as an AHA BLS Instructor.  Please click here if BLS Instructor is the course you are interested in.


3- Part Course

The Heartsaver instructor course is a 3-part course:

  • Complete an online portion (Heartsaver Instructor Essentials) - Included in course fee

  • Classroom Course (dates listed below)

  • Be monitored teaching a class of Heartsaver students at our facility on a separate date

Prerequisites To Taking The Heartsaver Instructor Course

Instructor Course Dates
Class Time is 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • Saturday, February 18, 2023 (last day to register is 2/4/2023)

  • Thursday, March 16, 2023 (last day to register is 3/2/2023)

  • Thursday, April 20, 2023 (last day to register is 4/6/2023)

  • Thursday, May 18, 2023 (last day to register is 5/4/2023)

  • Thursday, June 15, 2023 (last day to register is 6/1/2023)

Heartsaver Instructor Course Application

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