BEACON Heartsaver First Aid
AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION TWO YEAR CERTIFICATION
3 hours | $100 (Skills Only $80)
BEACON Heartsaver First Aid Complete Package
BEACON Heartsaver First Aid Skills Only
BEACON Heartsaver First Aid is American Heart Association hybrid training designed for lay rescuers who desire to learn or refresh their first aid skills. Learners complete a portion of the course online and then come to our center for an individual skills appointment.
Yes. The BEACON Heartsaver First Aid program is an approved American Heart Association program that results in a two year AHA Heartsaver First Aid certificate upon successful completion.
Code One has over 50 locations which offer Heartsaver First Aid Skills Sessions by appointment. While the exact hours of operation vary by location, most Code One Training Centers accept appointments Monday through Saturday from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. See our list of locations here.
Yes. We require that the Online Heartsaver First Aid course be completed before you schedule the Heartsaver First Aid Skills Session to ensure that you have the coursework done and are ready for your session.
BEACON is the American Heart Association program with some enhancements. Learners use instrumented manikins from RQI Partners which provide immediate audio and visual feedback on each skill to allow rescuers to achieve mastery and allowing you to BE A CONfident rescuer.
The BEACON Heartsaver First Aid Complete Package includes the required Online Heartsaver First Aid course plus a Hands-On Skills Verification appointment at Code One. This is the course that most learners require.
BEACON Heartsaver First Aid Skills Only is ONLY for learners who have already completed the American Heart Association Online HeartsaverFirst Aid course and have their certificate dated in the past year.
BOTH the Online Heartsaver and the skills session are needed to satisfy certification even if you are renewing your certificate.
The BEACON Heartsaver Complete Package includes theory (Online Heartsaver) and skills verification (Heartsaver Skills).
Here’s the approximate time it takes to complete each one:
- The online portion of HeartsaverFirst Aid course can be completed in approximately 2 hours.
- On average, the time to complete the hands-on skills session is 30 minutes. Experienced rescuers may complete the skills in less time.
Online Heartsaver is the American Heart Association’s eLearning option for lay rescuers. Topics include common medical emergencies and injuries and how to render basic treatment until help arrives.
Blended learning is a combination of eLearning, in which a learner completes part of the course in a self-directed manner, and a hands-on skills session. In order to meet Heartsaver certificate requirements, learners are required to complete both the Online Heartsaver course and the hands-on skills session.
Learners arrive for their scheduled appointment to a Code One Training Center location and check-in using the instructions in their confirmation email. Our system will confirm your appointment and call you with a door code so you may enter the skills training room.
Your Heartsaver Skills Session includes 4 skills and review:
- Checking for injury
- Bleeding control
- Use of an Epinephrine Autoinjector
- Glove removal
- Review and practice