First Aid Instructor Development Course(Registration Closed)

**This course includes standard First Aid/CPR/AED certification training**

Teach Others To Save Lives
Become a certified NSC First Aid Instructor.  The National Safety Council offers certification in first aid and CPR training, whether you need to be an instructor at your workplace or you’re looking to teach as part of a community effort.

  • If you’re already an instructor elsewhere, you likely can be grandfathered into our program; contact Heather at or 515-276-4724 ext. 230 for more information

Registration price includes NSC instructor kit and instructor certification (upon successful completion of course).  Products to teach your own classes (manikins, workbooks, etc...) are sold separately and can be purchased after completing the NSC Instructor course. 
Upon successful completion, you will be required to sign a Training Center/Instructor agreement.

As a National Safety Council instructor, you’re backed by years of expertise in emergency care. More than 70 national health, professional and government organizations have contributed to our course content. Our course materials are unmatched for quality. And we’ll be here for you if you have any questions or concerns.

NSC First Aid, CPR & AED
Knowing how to respond to a medical emergency is one of the most important skills a person can possess. The NSC First Aid, CPR & AED course meets the OSHA requirements and is your tool for training employees or the general public on the latest skills, techniques and expertise in life-saving procedures. The practice and feedback of using related skills in a realistic situation is integrated into the actual teaching experience and are taught in a dynamic and hands-on way with industry-leading curriculum.

What You'll Learn
During this course you will learn new methods that involve, influence and facilitate adult learning while refining your teaching skills. The course covers a proven, standardized method of teaching first aid, CPR and AED with high effectiveness and you will be provided with the reasons and dynamics behind each topic or visual presentation.

Benefits of Being Authorized by NSC

  • NSC courses use the newest teaching methods and always meet OSHA and the latest guidelines
  • Course completion cards, which are nationally recognized, are included FREE in our student materials
  • As an authorized NSC instructor, you can teach anywhere in the nation with no restrictions
  • NSC will take care of your students’ records so you can focus on teaching
  • You can customize training to meet your employees' needs

After being authorized by NSC, you can provide onsite training for your organization, at a time that is most convenient for everyone. This eliminates the need for travel or extra time away from work.

In addition to the NSC First Aid, CPR & AED course, instructors will learn:

  • Resources for Adult Educators
  • How to teach and facilitate a First Aid, CPR and AED training class
  • Recommended Course Preparation Steps
  • Pre-Course Activities
  • What makes a successful instructor
  • Teaching Methods
  • Manage Participants
  • Testing and Remediation
  • Facilitation Skills Practice
  • Post-Course Activities

It is recommended that attendees bring a laptop computer in order to practice and study for the instructor presentation portion of the course.

***IMPORTANT*** Completion of the First Aid Instructor Course does not grant you immediate certification to teach your own courses.  There is a 2-3 week waiting period for the instructor paperwork to be processed.  You can not teach your own courses until National Safety Council has processed your instructor paperwork.  Please plan accordingly.

Day 1: Attendees will go through the Standard First Aid/CPR/AED course and receive First Aid/CPR/AED certification
Day 2-3: Attendees will go through the First Aid Instructor course

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Please read our current Covid-19 in-person class procedures here.

Cancellation without penalty may be made up to three working days prior to the seminar date.  Cancellation after that date will be charged 50% of the fee.  You may avoid this charge by transferring your registration to another person.  Registrants who do not cancel are liable for the entire fee.  ALL REFUNDS WILL BE IN THE FORM OF A CREDIT VOUCHER.  This cancellation policy is standard with all Iowa-Illinois Safety Council sponsored programs.

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The Iowa-Illinois Safety Council programs strive to accurately meet every applicable Federal, State and Local requirements as well as established best practices. By engaging us you agree that, to the fullest extent permitted by law, Iowa-Illinois Safety Council shall not be liable in contract or tort or otherwise to you or to your company for any of your losses, fines, liabilities, exposures, or any of your incidental, special, indirect or consequential damages of any kind.


IISC Office
1501 42nd St STE 100
West Des Moines , IA 50266

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