• BLS Certification in Virginia

    At the American Red Cross, BLS training in Virginia is designed for those who are currently employed or who are seeking employment as a first responder or healthcare professional. In addition, classes are available for teams and organizations, such as fire crews and police departments. Explore the Virginia BLS classes in your area, or inquire about customized training for your department, and stay up to date on the latest techniques and protocols.

    We know that if you don't use your BLS skills regularly, they're easy to forget. That's way after your BLS training in Virginia, we'll give you access to a wide range of refresher materials. Designed to keep your skills sharp and your memory fresh, our refresher materials include quizzes, games and videos, and they're all free.

    The American Red Cross offers Virginia BLS classes designed specifically for those seeking recertification. These abbreviated courses can help you understand the latest science behind BLS care, and learn new protocols and best practices. Recertification and renewal courses are available at a wide range of convenient times and locations, and are open to anyone whose credentials are within 30 days of expiring.

    At the Red Cross, we understand that everyone learns differently. That's why we've designed two versions of our Virginia BLS certification courses. Our in-person classes deliver information in a traditional classroom setting, offering plenty of time for questions and personalized attention during skills training. Meanwhile, our blended Simulation Learning gives you access online coursework that you can complete on your schedule, and the ability to prove your skills in-person to a certified trainer. Regardless of which type of training you choose, successful completion of the coursework and skills session will result in full certification.

    The Red Cross delivers BLS classes in Virginia and across the country. And although our coursework can be modified to include your local protocols, you can rest assured that no matter where you're studying Basic Life Support our curriculum includes the latest information and techniques. In fact, American Red Cross BLS classes are developed under the guidance of, and reviewed by, the American Red Cross Scientific Advisory Council which ensures that the information available is both proven and up to date.