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Become an Instructor


Join the mission to save lives and become an NSC authorized First Aid Instructor

Whether becoming a First Aid Instructor is required for you to train people at work or as part of a community effort, the National Safety Council offers proven training that gives you the competency and confidence you need to teach others to save lives. Courses offer:

  • Easy and streamlined processes – Spend less time administrating with access to an NSC database that helps you keep track of your student’s status and records
  • Comprehensive resources – You gain access to the Instructor Resource Center and Roster Website for printing course completion cards, student emails, administrative tools and more
  • No instructor restrictions – Get grandfathered in if you are already authorized to teach first aid and CPR by another nationally-recognized provider

Be the best First Aid Instructor you can be with training from the leader

NSC offers a range of programs: First Aid, CPR & AED, Pediatric First Aid, Advanced First Aid, CPR & AED, Basic Life Support for Health Care & Professional Rescuers, Basic Life Support and Emergency Medical Response.

If you’re authorized to teach first aid and CPR with another national organization, you may be pre-qualified to teach NSC First Aid courses right away. Click the button below to upload your existing credentials to get started.

Become a First Aid Instructor in your community

If you’re seeking to become a First Aid Instructor for a community program, or for additional income, NSC offers you a single source for training. Beside the benefits above, you’ll also gain an advantage from:

  • No hidden fees – Unlike most national providers, NSC never charges processing fees for your student’s course completion cards
  • Affordable – You or your students will save money with a competitive pricing structure
  • Easy administration – Focus on your instruction with tools and resources that make training and doing business easy
  • Quarterly Instructor Newsletter – Keep updated on the latest course enhancements, new products, state approvals and more

First Aid Training options

NSC offers a variety of First Aid training courses that you can be certified to teach. Comprehensive classroom programs are available, as well as First Aid Online Training.

See all NSC First Aid courses

NSC First Aid Catalog

New First Aid Catalog

View the new NSC First Aid catalog to get new and proven first aid training materials and instructor options.


Paying it forward

Carlos Morais has firsthand experience with life-threatening situations. While visiting the United States as an assistant basketball coach practicing with his team, he lost consciousness and was given CPR. He made a full recovery. Recognizing how close he came to losing his life, Morais became an NSC CPR instructor after he returned to his native Brazil.

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