AHA Basic Life Support (CPR)

American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS) is CPR for healthcare providers. You are required to have a BLS certification if you work in a clinical setting, or in the administration department of a clinical facility.

BLS certifications are valid for two years. The renewal and first-time certification process is the same for BLS.

The most current (2015 edition) AHA BLS textbook is required for all BLS classes.

All BLS courses are approved by the American Heart Association and are taught in accordance with the most current AHA guidelines. 

BLS Class

This is a traditional, in-person class which consists of video, lecture, and hands-on skills, with a written-test given at the end of class. This class is for renewals and first-time certifications.

Duration: 2.5 to 3 depending on the amount of clients

Price: $75.00 (including textbook)

           $60.00 (without textbook)

Orange County

NEO Orange County

San Diego

*NEW* Only in San Diego: BLS Renewal Classes – a shorter course for students needing to renew their BLS card. Must present a current, non-expired card on day of class.

Duration: 2.5 to 3 *may vary by student count

Price: $75.00 (including textbook)

           $60.00 (without textbook)

BLS Renewal in San Diego

BLS Certification in San Diego

BLS Heartcode (online)

Complete the online BLS course at www.onlineaha.org
After completing the online course, schedule an in-person skills session below.

Duration of online course: 2.5 to 3 *may vary by student count
Duration of skills session:
 1 hour *may vary by student count

Price: $75.00 (including access code for online course)
$42.00 (skills only)

After registering for a skills session, you will receive an email with detailed instructions on how to access the online course. Please call (866) 266-2229 for any questions.

NEO Orange County


NEO San Diego