• BLS Certification in South Carolina

    In South Carolina, BLS certification classes are just the beginning. With a wide range of training options for first responders, medical professionals and concerned citizens, the Red Cross can help you gain, and maintain, important skills that you'll carry with you throughout your life. And with in-person, online and blended Simulation Learning courses that combine online coursework with in-person skills sessions, you can learn in the way that suits you best, and get the certification you need. Explore all of the training options available in your area.

    When you choose one of our in-person BLS classes in South Carolina, you'll not only train to the highest standards with an expert in the field, but you'll also have the time to learn from those around you. With the ability to ask questions, discuss scenarios as a group, hear anecdotal stories that can make salient points more meaningful, and receive clarifications, your training can become more personal, more accessible, and ultimately synthesized more deeply. Find a BLS certification class available in your area – and learn from some of the best in the industry.

    At the Red Cross, our Basic Life Support classes in South Carolina are available to healthcare providers and public safety professionals – and can help you meet a variety of certification and licensing requirements. All of our BLS trainings in South Carolina are taught by experts in the field, and include all standard scientific learning objectives necessary in professional resuscitation courses. In addition, our classes help students develop critical thinking and teamwork skills, and allow time to work on reflection and debriefing – all of which can improve their overall learning and work experience. Classes can be taken by current or prospective healthcare providers or first responders.

    We know that the information you gain during your BLS classes in South Carolina isn't "one and done" – and that your skills will wax and wane with use. That's why we've developed a range of materials that you can use long after your training is complete. Just a few of the options available to help you keep your skills sharp include the 2017 CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers Handbook, and a variety of fact sheets – like our oxygen, airway, and suctioning fact sheets. With these and other resources available online anytime, you can be prepared to help during times of crisis.

    If you or your organization would like to become a Red Cross Training Partner for Basic Life Support, you'll not only have the freedom to insert your local protocols into your South Carolina BLS certification classes, but you'll also gain the ability to host BLS trainings for organizations beyond your own. In addition, you'll gain access to professional, high-quality research and program development, first-rate, competitively priced training materials, a number of online marketing tools, a secure, online registration tool, and more.

    After completing your BLS training in South Carolina, you'll be one step closer to beginning many careers. And although some of the options listed here require additional training or other certifications, your BLS credentials put you ahead of the game. Just a few of the careers that often require a BLS certification include: firefighter, police officer, EMT, paramedic, doctor, dentist, nurse, CNA, medical assistant, childcare provider, lifeguard, personal trainer, and more. Of course, requirements for specific careers can vary by state, city, county, or even organization, so if you're interested in a career that requires BLS training, do your research to determine how to best accomplish your goals. And know that at the Red Cross, we'll be here to help.