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Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to start your own emergency care training business or the newly designated training coordinator at your company or agency, LifeSafety365 provide Instructor Development Courses for AHA, ARC, and HSI for ECC and health & safety programs. All courses are presented in a blended training approach, the IC combines an initial online learning session to develop cognitive understanding, followed by a single-day or two-day in-person classroom session(s) for practicing instructional skills.  

AHA BLS Instructor Essential / Renewal Course



The BLS Instructor Essential Course is an intensive course for Instructor Candidates who have already successfully completed the BLS Provider Course. The role and scope of practice of healthcare providers can vary greatly, so there are no profession-specific guidelines for becoming an AHA Instructor in a specific discipline. Instructor Candidates should exemplify integrity, demonstrate strong ethics, communicate clearly, and model a dedication to quality of training.

To become a current AHA BLS (CPR/AED/FIRST AID/BBP) Instructor, there is a mandatory four-step process that includes a two-day (16 hrs.) in-class instructor-led workshop and instructing a course while being monitored.

Step 1.  Attend a BLS Provider CPR or CPR Basic First Aid (Classroom) Course;

Step 2.  Align with TC by complete TC Affiliate Application 

Step 3.  AHA BLS Instructor Certification (Classroom) Course; 2-Day

  • This 16 hour or two 8 hour day course is intensive and comprehensive theory and practice regarding Basic Life Support Provider (BLS) CPR/AED and Heartsaver (HS) or Lay Rrescuer CPR/AED and FIRST AID and BBP.

Step 4.  AHA BLS Instructor (Classroom) Monitoring of new Instructor Candidate within 90 days

As a BLS Instructor, candidates will also be able to teach any course within the Heartsaver portfolio. Even though Instructor Candidates will be able to teach both BLS Provider and Heartsaver courses after completing the BLS Instructor Essentials Course, they need only a BLS Provider card to take BLS Instructor Essentials.

  • AHA BLS (Basic Life Support) Provider level CPR AED

  • AHA Heartsaver (HS) First Aid |CPR | AED  level; otherwise known as Lay Rescuer

    • HS Adult First Aid

    • HS Adult | Child | Infant CPR AED

    • HS Pediatric First Aid CPR AED

    • HS K-12 First Aid CPR

  • Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP).  BBP is the annual OSHA-required bloodborne pathogen awareness education for many places of employment.

American Red Cross Instructor


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American Red Cross Training Services instructors are an elite group of professionals who teach valuable lifesaving skills to an average of more than 4.7 million people each year in businesses, schools and communities. Instructor courses are offered in a blended learning format that includes a self-paced online introduction to the program area followed by an in-person course. Instructor candidates must successfully complete the online introduction course prior to attending the in-person portion of the course.

Once certified, an instructor must become affiliated with or become a Red Cross Training Provider with a signed agreement to teach, to report Red Cross courses taught and to issue certificates. These instructions are for instructor candidates who have never received First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor certification through American Red Cross or an approved, equivalent training provider or for instructor candidates with an expired First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor certification.

To become an American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, you will need to successfully complete the 2-day First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Course, a blended learning course, following these steps:
Step 1: Meet the course prerequisites (must possess an basic-level FA and/or CPR AED card) and register for the instructor course.
Step 2: Complete the Instructor course online session and review the digital course materials available online.
Step 3: Successfully complete the pre-course in-person skills session. (Day 1)
Step 4: Successfully complete the course in-person session. (Day 2*)


HSI Instructor Development Courses (IDC)


Health and Safety Institute is the third largest and most reknown emergency care training institute.  HSI offers the most comprehensive platform and tools for managing students, training materials, course schedules, and affiliated instructors.   It is LIfeSafety365 preferred program for workplace training and compliance management.   

Whether you’re an entrepreneur looking to start your own emergency care training business or the newly designated training coordinator at your company or agency, the ASHI First Aid|CPR|AED Instructor Development Course (IDC) is an effective way to do both. Using a blended training approach, the IDC combines an initial online learning session to develop cognitive understanding, followed by a single-day, in-person classroom session for practicing instructional skills. 

ASHI and MEDIC First Aid Instructor Development Course (IDC)


The CPR, AED & First Aid Instructor Development Course is comprised of an online cognitive training segment followed by an 8-hour, in-person, Instructor-led course in a city near you.

Once you complete the CPR, AED & First Aid Instructor Development course you will be able to certify individuals in CPR, AED and/or First Aid. Additional courses, such as BLS can be added on as well.

  • Adult First Aid

  • All Ages CPR AED

  • Pediatric First Aid

  • Bloodborne Pathogens (BBP)

  • Child and Babysitting Safety (CABS)

AVERT Instructor Development Course


AVERT is an Active Shooter and Bleeding Control course that can be taught to any organization.  Become an Authorized AVERT Instructor in as little as one day. Once taught only to industry professionals, the content in AVERT has been specifically adapted for the public by medical and law enforcement experts. Unlike other training programs that focus solely on run, hide, fight techniques, AVERT uses a dynamic method to teach proactive awareness, how to react and protect yourself and others in a violent situation, and how to stop the bleed of severe injuries that are often a result of these occurrences.

Attend the 1-day AVERT Instructor Development Course for $695* and train others to react confidently with life-saving skills during a violent encounter or a life-threatening bleeding emergency. The fee includes the blended training course, AVERT Instructor Training Kit, and much more. Our Instructor Development Course provides you with all the training and necessary components you need to start teaching AVERT to your organization or customers.

It is a great add-on to becoming a CPR, AED and First Aid Instructor or can be taught on it's own.

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