Instructor Description

Basic Life Support (CPR/First Aid) Instructor Description
Instructor jobs entail creativity and the ability to follow standard BLS (Basic Life Support) curriculum. The instructor should have practical experience in performing the skills taught and the ability to communicate the skills to students in a clear and precise manner. Preferably, instructors should have at least 1 year of experience in teaching or training others, although this is not required.

Programs Instructed:

    • CPR/AED: Adult, Pediatric & Infant (Workplace/Community)
    • CPR for the Healthcare Professional: Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Basic First Aid: Adult, Pediatric & Infant
    • Bloodborne Pathogens


    • Must be at least 18 years of Age
    • Must have a professional certification (i.e. EMT, Paramedic, RN, etc...)
    • Should have actually performed CPR in an emergency setting
    • Should be experienced in providing First Aid


    • Instruction of BLS programs to the community and healthcare professionals
    • Answers student questions in a competent and effecive manner
    • Performs and rates student practical skills evaluations
    • Administers and grades written examinations
    • Ensures the reporting of grades (pass/fail) to the the training center
    • Ensures instructor evaluations are returned to the training center
    • Makes and or implements applicable suggestions on how to improve the service

    Below is a list of accepted certifications which qualify for automatic instructor certification upon application approval:

    • AHA BLS Instructor
    • ARC BLS Instructor
    • ASHI BLS Instructor
    • EMT-Basic
    • EMT-Intermediate
    • Medical Assistant (Certified)
    • National Safety Council Instructor
    • Nurse
    • Paramedic
    • Physician
    • ProCPR Instructor
    • Respiratory Therapist

    The cost of becoming an instructor is $20 and includes training materials for CPR/AED, CPR for the Healthcare Professional, First Aid, and Bloodborne Pathogens. If you are interested in becoming an instructor for EMS University, you can apply by clicking the link below, calling us at (800) 728-0209 or by contacting us at: Please note, we reserve the right to deny any application for any reason. If your application is denied, you may request a refund.