• BLS Classes Online

    Take in-person and online BLS courses – and get the best of both worlds. When you choose our innovative blended learning program, you'll have the opportunity to take American Red Cross BLS online courses, and participate in in-person skills sessions. This way, you can learn at your own pace and hone your skills with an instructor in a group setting.

    How Online Classes Work

    At the American Red Cross, BLS online courses are easy to access and easy to complete. In order to begin, all you need to do is make sure that you have internet access, and a laptop or desktop computer, tablet or smartphone, then sign up.

    Online BLS classes are divided into interactive modules that you can take as your schedule permits. Our adaptive learning functionality allows you to follow a personalized learning path which gives experienced participants the option to test out of a lesson, or test out of specific topics within a lesson, resulting in reduced overall class time. In addition, you'll receive unlimited two-year access to the course materials – including a free digital Basic Life Support Participant’s Manual, so you can choose to take as much or as little time you need to get through the classes. Once certified, you can even refer back to the materials to help keep your newfound skills fresh in your mind.

    Red Cross Training Matters.
    For more than a century, we've prepared people to respond to emergencies of all sizes – from the everyday to the large disaster. Join the millions we train every year and learn the learn the BLS skills that can save a life.

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    The blended learning program at the American Red Cross seamlessly combines online BLS courses with in-person skills sessions. This unique training program allows you to learn and practice the appropriate techniques for delivering life-saving care during times of crisis. To join our program, all you have to do is find a class and complete the registration process.

    Explore our full range of courses – and take the next step in your career.