Become an Instructor

Trio Safety, LLC is an official American Heart Association Training Site in the disciplines of BLS, ACLS, and PALS.  We are currently accepting both realignments and new instructors in all disciplines.  Sign up today to become an American Heart Association BLS CPR Instructor!

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The American Heart Association CPR Instructor Course will allow the participant to teach all American Heart Association BLS level certification classes as well as the Heartsaver CPR/AED, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Pediatric First Aid CPR AED, and Friends & Family CPR.

1NumberOneInCirclePart 1 - Simple Phone Interview.  Give us a quick call at (205) 440-1000 and ask to speak with our Training Site Coordinator, Brady McLaughlin, regarding your interest in becoming an instructor.  During this call, we can learn more about your goals, discuss the instructor course, and ensure you completed your pre-requisites.  
2NumberTwoInCirclePart 2 - Instructor Course.  This one-day experience helps prepare you to succeed as an American Heart Association CPR instructor.  Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are provided.  This intensive course familiarizes instructor candidates with:

  • AHA course organization
  • AHA and Training Center policies
  • Program Administration Manual
  • Card processing
  • Course administration
  • Quality Assurance
  • Classroom Engagement
  • Advertising
  • Equipment cleaning
  • 2015 AHA CPR & ECC Science Updates
  • Skills testing
  • Written test
  • Teach back

500px-3NumberThreeInCircle.svgPart 3 - New Instructor Monitoring.   One of our Training Center Faculty monitors the new instructor deliver their very first class.  This helps ensure the quality assurance initiatives of the AHA while bolstering the confidence of our new instructors.  This can be done during one of Trio Safety,  CPR+AED's many open enrollment courses at one of our facilities, or the new instructor can be monitored wherever their first class may be.  This instructor monitor must be done within 6 months after completion of Part 2.

In addition to the steps above, all participants must posses a valid BLS for Healthcare Provider certification card. Once all steps are successfully completed, the participant will become an American Heart Association BLS Instructor and able to conduct classes on their own.