Adult CPR/AED Basic-Level Requirement Equivalency for Instructor Training

(Not Applicable to EMR, ACLS and PALS Instructor Training)

Below are approved basic-level certifications in Adult CPR/AED or higher

from the American Red Cross or Red Cross-approved organizations required for ARC First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training.

 

 Should you require certification in a basic-level course, please visit www.BeginCPR.com/allclasses 

American Red Cross

Adult CPR/AED or higher

Basic Life Support

Advanced Life Support

CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers

Emergency Medical Response

Lifeguarding

American Heart Association

Heartsaver Adult CPR/AED or higher

Basic Life Support

Health and Safety Institute (HSI) • Includes American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) and Medic First Aid

Adult CPR/AED or higher

National Safety Council

Adult CPR/AED or higher

Canadian Red Cross

Adult CPR/AED or higher

Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation

Adult CPR/AED or higher

National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians, Active State Licensure or Certification

Paramedic, Advanced Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Technician, Emergency Medical Responder

 

*Note: American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid/CPR/AED Instructors or Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Instructors are not required to hold a basic-level certification as the AHA Instructor certification covers both basic-level and instructor-level certification.