Basic Life Support Certification

Next class starts: June 4, 2022

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Juniors & Seniors

High school students must be age 16 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Main Campus

87%

Graduation rate

76%

Job placement

$24,600

Avg. starting salary

The Basic Life Support (BLS) Course for Health Care Providers is designed to provide professionals with the necessary skills to keep people alive until they can be brought to a hospital or be treated with more advanced lifesaving measures.  

This one-day six hour course covers: adult and pediatric CPR, two-rescuer scenarios and use of the bag-valve masks, foreign-body airway obstruction, automated external defibrillation, special resuscitation situations, stroke and cardiac arrest, and other cardiopulmonary emergencies.

THIS COURSE IS INTENDED FOR:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Paramedics
  • Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT and AEMT)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Residents for Fellows
  • Physicians
  • Respiratory, Physical and Occupational Therapists
  • Medical or Nursing students in training
  • Aides, Medical or Nursing Assistants, and other allied health personnel
  • First Responders, such as police officers and firefighters
  • Laypeople whose work brings them into contact with members of the public
 

*If a student is sponsored by a qualifying company, Utah State Custom Fit funding may be available to offset training costs by up to 50%. For details visit the Custom Fit homepage.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.
SuAnn Bird

sbird@mtec.edu

Adults and high school students who are age 16 and older and at least a junior in high school.

Registration for Summer term opens January 2, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online, and the 2022-2023 school year registration opens April 20, 2022 at 8:00 a.m. online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

SECTION LOCATION ROOM START END START END DAYS
Summer 2022 Lehi Main 305 6/4/2022 6/4/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Summer 2022 Lehi Main 305 7/2/2022 7/2/22 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Summer 2022 Lehi Main 305 8/6/2022 8/6/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Fall 2022 Lehi Main 305 9/10/2022 9/10/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Fall 2022 Lehi Main 305 10/8/2022 10/8/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Fall 2022 Lehi Main 305 11/5/2022 11/5/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Fall 2022 Lehi Main 305 12/3/2022 12/3/2022 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Spring 2023 Lehi Main 305 1/7/2023 1/7/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Spring 2023 Lehi Main 305 2/4/2023 2/4/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Spring 2023 Lehi Main 305 3/4/2023 3/4/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Spring 2023 Lehi Main 305 4/1/2023 4/1/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Spring 2023 Lehi Main 305 5/6/2023 5/6/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
Summer 2023 Lehi Main 305 6/3/2023 6/3/2023 8:00 AM 2:00 PM Saturday
SCHEDULE NOTES
This class is always held on the first Saturday of the month, unless it is a holiday weekend. In those cases, the class will be held on the second Saturday of the month.
Program Length: 6 Hours
TUITION /FEESCOST
Registration Fee$0.00
Facilities Fee$0.00
Program Fees$29.00
Tuition$12.60
Subtotal$41.60
Total$65.60

*Total includes tuition, fees, materials, and optional materials.

REQUIRED MATERIALSCOSTNOTES
Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider Course Manual$19.00ISBN #978-1-61669-407-4
Subtotal$19.00 
OPTIONAL MATERIALSCOSTNOTES
Replacement Card$5.00 
Subtotal$5.00 
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Program length
6 hours
Total cost
$66