Heartsaver® First Aid Training

The Heartsaver First Aid course trains participants first aid basics for the most common first aid emergencies, including how to recognize them, how to call for help, and how to perform lifesaving skills. Reflects science and education from the American Heart Association Guidelines Update for CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) and the 2015 AHA/Red Cross Guidelines for First Aid.

Who should take this course?

The AHA Heartsaver First Aid Course is designed for anyone with limited or no medical training who needs a course completion card in first aid to meet job, regulatory, or other requirements.

What does this course teach?

  • First aid basics
  • Medical emergencies
  • Injury emergencies
  • Environmental emergencies
  • Preventing illness and injury


Course Completion Card

Upon completion of all course requirements, participants receive a Heartsaver First Aid Course Completion Card which is valid for two years.

Continuing Education Credits

Depending on which Heartsaver First Aid course option you choose, CE/CME may be available for your profession.

Find a Training Center near you

Training Centers

Use our Find a Course tool to locate an AHA Training Center in your area that offers classroom and skills sessions.

Purchase Heartsaver First Aid Course Materials

Visit ShopCPR.Heart.org to purchase Heartsaver First Aid Course Materials.