American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid Online is a self-directed course that uses interactive lessons and videos to teach you First Aid, including relief from choking, seizures, heart attack, diabetic emergencies, allergic reactions, EpiPen use, burns, bites, poisoning, broken bones, bleeding control, bandaging, glove removal, temperature-related emergencies, and how to aid with other life-threatening conditions. An in-person practice and skill check session must also be completed with VT SafetyNet to receive certification. This course is for new or renewing/recertifying students. The American Heart Association is authorized by IACET to offer CEUs.

Optional component:    Written test

This course is the best fit for teachers, summer camp counselors, coaches, fitness instructors, foster care and social workers, nannies, parents, grandparents, babysitters (14 years or older) construction workers, and general workforce. This course is NOT for medical or healthcare professionals for whom BLS certification is needed.

Online:   1.5 hours
Register for skill check on the VT SafetyNet Calendar
Complete the American Heart Association Heartsaver® First Aid Online Part 1 course.
Print Online Completion Certificate

With VT SafetyNet instructor:   15-30 minutes
Provide a copy of your online certificate and successfully complete a hands-on skills practice and assessment session within 60 days.