Instructor Classes - 2020 guidelines
Do you have a passion to save lives? Are you comfortable speaking in front of groups? Do you have a desire to help others? Would you like to join the other 400,000 instructors who train countless people how to save lives? You may be a perfect candidate to become an American Heart Association Instructor.
- Be accepted by a local AHA Training Center before enrolling in an Instructor Course and have a completed Instructor Candidate Application on file with that Training Center.
- Have current AHA provider status in the discipline for that Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. Disciplines include Heartsaver®, BLS, PEARS®, PALS, ACLS and ACLS EP.
- Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.
- Successfully be monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course. Training Center Coordinators may require additional monitoring.