First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor
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Thank you for your interest in the American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor program. In order to register for an instructor course students must:
- be at least 16 years of age on the date of class
- certified as a Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Provider or equivalent. Certification cannot be an “online only” course or a class designed by a private business. Examples of the accepted certifications are provided below.
This course will train instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED courses. In order to participate in this course, you must possess a current basic-level American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED certification or equivalent (certifications issued by AHA, ARC, ASHI and NSC) and be at least 16 years of age on the last day of the instructor course. Upon registration, it is important that you review and follow the directions on the e-mail attachment sent with your registration confirmation. This is a blended learning course consisting of online content, a precourse skills session and classroom segments. Online material must be completed prior to attending the classroom activities. For more information, please reference the attachment you will receive via e-mail when you register for this course.
All students must have copies of either printed or digital versions of the following:
■ First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor’s Manual for Instructor-Led Training
■ First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor’s Manual for Blended Learning
■ First Aid/CPR/AED Participant’s Manual
■ First Aid/CPR/AED Presentation for Instructor-Led Training, First Aid/CPR/AED DVD or First Aid/CPR/AED videos
All students will be permitted to bring laptops or other electronic devices to access the manuals, videos, and presentations.You may download the material above at
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