BLS Certification Classes

Lifework offers BLS certification classes in many communities across the nation.  You will learn how to apply and recognize basic life support techniques to help those in emergency situations. We are official training centers for American Heart Association™ (AHA) and American Red Cross™ (ARC).  Enroll to obtain your initial BLS certification or get your BLS renewal today!  See our options below. 

BLS Program Details | Basic Life Support

Course Description

The BLS course teaches both single-rescuer and team basic life support skills for application in both in and out of hospital settings. This course trains participants to promptly recognize several life-threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. It includes adult, child, and infant rescue techniques. 

  • Rapid Evalutation & Visual Inspection
  • Prompt and crucial utilization of an AED
  • CPR/AED for Adults, Children & Infants
  • Utilizing a barrier device for delivering effective ventilations
  • Airway Obstruction & Relief of Choking 
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving
  • Communication & Teamwork
  • In-person classes and hybrid learning options.

Who should take this course?

Our BLS course is tailored for healthcare professionals and personnel seeking expertise in CPR and essential cardiovascular life support techniques.  EMS personnel, physician assistants, physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and others who require a credential card documenting successful completion of a BLS for Healthcare Provider Course.


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BLS Course Options:

  • American Heart Association™
  • American Red Cross™
  • Initial
  • Renewal
  • Classroom
  • Hybrid
  • RQI & VAM
  • Skills Sessions

With our extensive network of training centers spanning the nation, you'll easily discover the perfect BLS certification course tailored to your needs.

Types of BLS Courses

Initial and Renewal BLS Providers

AHA™ BLS Certification

100% Classroom

Under 3 hours.

Register now and receive your BLS Card today!

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AHA BLS Online Course
+ Classroom Skills

1 hour Skills Exam

Get your eCard the same day!

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AHA BLS Hybrid Course

Online class with in-person skills assessment by RQI or Voice Assisted Manikin.

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Red Cross™ BLS
Online + Skills

With the Red Cross™ online platform, you have the flexibility to take a portion of your BLS training online, followed by an in-person skills session. Choose your location and find an American Red Cross™ BLS class near you.

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BLS Courses

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Basic Life Support

BLS Certification Training

Explore a wide range of healthcare training classes including BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and more across the country with Lifework.  Find the BLS course that fits your needs. 

Find a BLS Class Near Me

Explore Our Other Life Saving Courses:

ACLS | Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
PALS | Pediatric Advanced Life Support
CPR & First Aid Certification Courses

Note: Continuing education courses are not included within this institution’s ABHES grant of accreditation