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

 

Below are approved basic-level certifications in Adult CPR/AED or higher from the American Red Cross or from a Red Cross-approved organization required for ARC First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor Training.

 

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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.