American Heart Association Training Center

American Heart Association Training Center

Degree Type: Industry Certification

Pathway: Health Sciences

More Options: Classroom Based

Location: Centennial, Rampart Range, Downtown Studio

Transferability: Transferable

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Spring 2024 registration opens October 30

Spring classes will fill quickly! Make sure you have a plan for Spring classes so you can register early and enroll in the classes you need to reach your goals. Need guidance? Our academic advising office is here to help!

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CPR is a simple, life-saving skill that can effect a family members outcome as well as a patients. 80% of cardiac arrests happen outside the health care setting. Which means your family, friends and co-workers are the ones who can save your life!

Pikes Peak State College is now an American Heart Association Training Center. We are able to assist you in becoming an AHA instructor, training site or certify you other certification courses to meet your needs. We can help you as an employer receive training in the workplace for your team and OSHA requirements. We can also help you offer them in your setting, on your time, with eCard and instructor support.

Get Certified In:
  • BLS - Basic Life Support
  • ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support
  • PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • Heartsaver CPR
  • Heartsaver CPR AED 
  • Heartsaver First Aid
  • Heartsaver CPR AED First Aid

Looking to Take a Class with PPSC

To register for non-credit AHA courses please click on the link below to be directed to our upcoming renewal, initial, and instructor course offerings.

Pikes Peak State College | American Heart Association Training Center (

You can register for an AHA course by following these directions:

  1. Click Catalog & Scheduling - Catalog & Scheduling
  2. Select the term in which you are interested in pursuing your certification. 
  3. Select "Health and Wellness" for HeartSaver course offerings.
  4. Select "Healthcare for Professionals" for BLS, ACLS and PALS course offerings.
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Every year the PPSC Foundation offers hundreds of thousands of dollar's worth of scholarship money for eligible and in need students. To learn more about scholarship availability, please visit:
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Meets the requirement for American Red Cross Professional Rescuer CPR or American Heart Association Basic Life Support for those who work in Emergency Services, Health Care, and other professional areas. Material presented in the course is basic patient assessment, basic airway management, rescue breathing, and CPR for infant, children, and adult patients.

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Presents the required material for ACLS completion. It will cover arrhythmias, medications, therapeutic modalities for life threatening arrhythmias, airway management, and other treatment modalities used in cardiac and respiratory arrest.

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Provides students the needed information and skills as required by health care agencies for pediatric emergencies.

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Provides training in lifesaving skills for responding to first aid and cardiopulmonary emergencies. This course provides the skills and knowledge for the 2-year certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) Heartsaver First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), and Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

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