AHA Instructors empower communities and save lives!

Thank you for your interest in becoming an American Heart Association Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) Instructor. AHA ECC Instructors empower communities and save lives!  The steps for becoming an AHA ECC Instructor are listed below:


1. Have current AHA Provider status in the discipline for that Instructor Course and be proficient in all the skills of that discipline. Disciplines include ACLS, BLS, and PALS.

If your AHA Provider Status is not current, please visit our FASTRACK REGISTRATION page to register for one of our upcoming AHA Provider courses.  

2. Be aligned with an AHA Training Center. (AHA Instructor Candidates must have an AHA Training Center that has agreed to accept them as an Instructor once they have completed the Instructor Essentials course and their Instructor Monitoring is successfully completed.)

3. Successfully complete the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.

If you would like to register for one of our upcoming AHA Instructor courses, and you have completed Steps 1 and 2, please complete the form below. You may be invited to register for one of our upcoming AHA Instructor courses pending availability.

4. Be successfully monitored teaching your first course within six months of completing the discipline-specific classroom Instructor Course.

AHA ECC Instructor Course Inquiry
Are you currently certified as an AHA Provider in the discipline you wish to instruct?
Are you currently aligned with an American Heart Association Training Center?


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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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