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Heartsaver First Aid

Heartsaver First Aid is available in two different training methods – blended learning and classroom training. All Heartsaver First Aid course options teach the same AHA science-based skills and result in the same AHA Course Completion Card.

Is this the right course for me?

Heartsaver First Aid is geared towards anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years. Please contact your employer to ensure that you are selecting the correct course.

Course Options

Classroom Heartsaver First Aid
Blended Learning
Heartsaver First Aid Online


Blended Learning (online portion, followed by hands-on skills session

Heartsaver First Aid Online is the eLearning portion of the Heartsaver First Aid Blended Learning Course and teaches information needed for first aid training. 

Upon completion of the online portion, students must complete hands-on skills session with an AHA BLS or Heartsaver Instructor

Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency.

This course is a video-based, instructor-led course that teaches students critical skills to respond to and manage an emergency in the first few minutes until emergency medical services arrives. Students learn duties and responsibilities of first aid rescuers; first aid actions for medical emergencies, including severe choking, heart attack, and stroke; and skills for handling injury and environmental emergencies, including external bleeding, broken bones and sprains, and bites and stings.



Complete the online portionhands-on skills session with Indiana CPR First Aid LLC.

Sign up for an instructor-led class with Indiana CPR First Aid LLC.


The online portion can be completed in 3.5 hours, and the hands-on skills session can be completed in 30 minutes

The classroom course can be completed in approximately 3 hours (including optional lessons and breaks)

Completion Card

Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card, valid for two years

Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card, valid for two years


  • Students have the convenience of completing the course at their own pace at work, home, or wherever Internet access is available

  • Can be used for initial or renewal training

  • Includes interactive exercises and videos to engage students and provide periodic points of knowledge transference

  • Certificate of completion available to print when the online portion has been completed successfully

  • Students have access to all information in the online course for 24 months after activation of their key to help reinforce what they have learned

  • Includes audio and transcript for any students who may have a hearing or visual disability

  • Screen and text-sized options help meet diverse learning needs

  • Navigation controls provide students with the flexibility to move easily through content and customize their personal learning experience

  • Video-based course ensures consistency

  • Instructor-led, hands-on class format reinforces skills proficiency

  • Student Workbook comes with Heartsaver First Aid Quick Reference Guide that summarizes first aid actions for many injuries and illnesses.

  • Course is updated with the new science from the 2015 AHA Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care

The American Heart Association strongly promotes knowledge and proficiency in all AHA courses and has developed instructional materials for this purpose. Use of these materials in an educational course does not represent course sponsorship by the AHA. Any fees charged for such a course, except for a portion of fees needed for AHA course materials, do not represent income to the AHA.

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