Class Schedule

Classes may be canceled at any time if attendance minimums aren't met.

Rescheduling and Refund Policy:

Reschedule requests must be made at least 24 hours before the scheduled class date. Failure to reschedule will result in forfeiture of the course fee.

Refunds for a class registration will only be considered for cancellations made two weeks before the course date.

Refunds will not be provided if you reschedule a class and subsequently decide to cancel it.


This course will enable a person to teach all of The AHA BLS and HeartSaver CPR and First Aid courses.  If you are taking it to become a Heartsaver only instructor, you will only be able to teach heartsaver classes.

This course requires you to come back the following day to be monitored teaching a CPR class.

Precourse Requirements

You should prepare for the course by doing the following:

1. Instructor Candidates will be required to pick-up course materials prior to the start of course. All materials are available at IREMSC.

2. The Instructor Candidate takes the “Heartcode BLS” self-directed online course on AHA's website at Certificate must be given to the training center prior to start of the course.

3. The Instructor Candidate takes the self-directed online “Instructor Essentials” portion in his or her chosen discipline. Certificate must be given to the training center prior to start of the course. (BLS if teaching BLS or Heartsaver Courses)

4. Ensure that your BLS skills and knowledge are current for the resuscitation scenarios. You will be tested on adult high-quality BLS skills at the beginning of the Instructor Course.

5. In order to be eligible to participate in this program, you must have a valid “AHA BLS for Healthcare Provider” card. You must provide a copy of your current card to the training center prior to the start of the course.

6. The Instructor Candidate takes the hands-on session conducted by training center faculty.

This is the skills sign-off portion of the Heartcode ACLS course. 

ACLS is an advanced course that builds on the foundation of lifesaving BLS skills, emphasizing the importance of continuous, high-quality CPR, and high-performance team dynamics.

Students must complete the AHA Heartcode ACLS and bring a copy of their course completion certificate to class. Students must have a current BLS provider card before registering for this course.

ACLS - Instructor Course

Students will be required to complete the online "Heartcode ACLS" and "ACLS Instructor Essentials" courses prior to taking this instructor class. These online courses are purchased separately through AHA at

Please note: Our CPR classes are held in a classroom located upstairs, accessible only via stairs. Unfortunately, we do not have alternative accessibility options available. If stairs pose a challenge for you, we regretfully advise against registering for our classes at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.