AHA (BLS) Instructor Course


This course is intended for all individuals whose primary focus is education and training of healthcare providers and the general public in proper cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques.. The American Heart Association states, “An AHA Instructor Course teaches the methods needed to effectively instruct others in resuscitation courses. The AHA requires that Instructors be at least 16 years of age for Heartsaver Instructor and BLS Instructor courses”. Skills taught include BLS Provider technique and methodology, effective modes of instruction for specific courses, documentation compliance with AHA guidelines and much more. (American Heart Assocation, www.heart.org)

As a BLS Instructor, you will be certified to teach the following courses:

BLS for Providers®
Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED
Heartsaver® Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

COURSE FEE: $350.00


  • 6-hours of classroom instruction
  • 2-year Instructor Certification (Upon Successful Monitor)

Must purchase and bring with you the BLS Instructor Manual.  You can also purchase the Ebook and have it available.  The Manual is required to complete the BLS Instructor Essentials Online.

Please review the Instructor Wizard  for complete details and requirements for aligning with Jurman Medical Association CA02952, an official AHA Training Center.


The following documentation MUST be completed and submitted prior to the start of class for all students:

  • Candidate must have a current  American Heart Association® BLS Provider card and provide proof.
  • Candidate must complete the (1.5 – 2 hours) online BLS Instructor Essentials Course and provide us with the BLS Essentials Certification. You will need the BLS Instructor ManualEbook in order to complete this required AHA portion.  You will need to print and bring the certificate with you to class
  • Candidate must be aligned with an American Heart Association®  Training Center prior to taking the course.  You can align with Jurman Medical Association ID# CA02952 and will need to complete our Instructor Wizard prior.  If a Candidate is aligned with another Training Center, please inform Jurman Medical Association in advance and bring a completed “Instructor Candidate Application” to class signed by primary Training Center’s TC Coordinator.


After successful completion of BLS Instructor Course, participants must be monitored teaching their first full American Heart Association® BLS course within 6 months. A JMA TC Faculty will monitor the student teacher. After successful evaluation the student teacher will be provided with a course completion card and two year certification as a BLS Instructor.  Please see Instructor Agreement for Fees/Cost to monitor and align with the Training Center.

You will be responsible for purchasing the appropriate equipment for classes you provide.



Class is non-refundable





Cancellations and Refunds: Instructor course non-refundable.  No reschedules allowed.