CPR, AED, and First Aid Training

CPR instructor training with HSI

Whether you want to provide training to your organization, establish a full-time career, or earn extra money part-time, we’re here to support you. Become an HSI approved training center (TC) and authorized instructor in just a few steps.

With HSI, you will gain access to high-quality training programs that are flexible for instructors to administer and teach, along with excellent customer service and technical support.

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Two ways to become an authorized CPR instructor with HSI

Instructor Development Course (IDC)

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Become a CPR and First Aid instructor with HSI by attending an IDC. The courses are available every week and held nationwide. Find one in your area.

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If you are a CPR instructor with another nationally recognized organization, fill out our reciprocity application to get started with HSI.

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Start your own business or train your organization with HSI CPR Instructor Training

HSI helps you establish your own training center (TC) and provides you with the tools you need to manage training and build your business.

After successfully completing the HSI Instructor Development Course (IDC) you can certify individuals in CPR, AED, and/or First Aid. Additional courses, such as Basic Life Support (BLS), may be added to your training.F

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HSI provides flexible, innovative training and certification solutions

People choose us over the competition because we offer:

  • Quality programs - with engaging videos, detailed skill guides, and comprehensive presentations
  • Flexibility - a "tool kit" approach to training allows instructors to use their own expertise to teach all types of students
  • Nationally Recognized Standards - HSI is a nationally accredited training organization
  • Instructor-to-student ratios - maximum ratios for easy-to-manage classes
  • Support - HSI has everything you need for training, including a custom portal, training supplies, and excellent customer support
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CPR training programs designed for learning

HSI’s video-driven, instructor-facilitated courses provide a consistent way to train employees in lifesaving CPR, AED, and first aid programs while meeting your regulatory requirements.

Used by thousands of private and public organizations, HSI’s scenario-based programs promote learning and retention because they are designed to engage students, no matter their learning styles.

Developed and refined over 40 years, our straightforward, consistent CPR training programs have built confidence in millions of individuals to respond when needed.

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CPR Training Programs

The thing I love about HSI is the ease of use of their programs and the ‘toolbox’ method. Instructors have the ability to use the programs as they are, but are also able to adapt the training to the client that we are servicing.

Samuel Scheller, MBA, NRP

Guardian Elite Medical Services

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CPR training products for your organization or training center

The HSI store has supplies for organizations, instructors, and students to ensure a comprehensive and hands-on training experience. We ship training products such as AEDs, CPR manikins, and other training accessories, anywhere in the United States.

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HSI is a nationally accredited training organization

HSI’s emergency care training programs are currently in use by, and accepted, approved, or recognized as meeting the requirements of thousands of employers, state regulatory agencies, occupational licensing boards, professional associations, commissions, and councils in hundreds of occupations and professions.

Our Training Center Standards are revised regularly and published in the HSI Training Center Administrative Manual (TCAM). As transparency is important in matters of health and safety training, the TCAM is freely available to anyone with an interest in our quality assurance and improvement practices.

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