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CPR Course Offerings

Lake Area Tech Corporate Ed is aligned with Prairie Lakes Healthcare System to provide American Heart Association CPR classes*. CPR course offerings including Basic Life Support, Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED, and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support. BLS and Heartsaver courses are offered online with a Skills Validation class at Lake Area Tech following completion of the online BLS or Heartsaver course. Lake Area Tech will provide the instructor-lead full four-hour class on-site or on the LATC campus with six or more attendees, at the business’ request. Specific details for each of the classes are listed below. The fee includes the cost of cards for all classes. Cards are valid for two years. On-campus classes are located in the Automotive Technology building, room 714. See the map.  

Our no-refund policy is strictly enforced after registration as instructors have been hired to accommodate the number of participants. Please contact April in our Corporate Ed office at 605-882-5284 ext. 320 or corped@lakeareatech.edu if a cancellation/reschedule needs to occur.


Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider Courses

The online HeartCode® BLS Health Care Provider course is designed for professional healthcare providers including EMTs, paramedics, fire fighters, in-facility hospital providers, dental, and chiropractic clinics. The class is a self-directed, comprehensive eLearning program that uses adaptive learning technology to allow learners to acquire and demonstrate Basic Life Support skills using a personalized learning path that adapts in real time to a learner’s performance.

The course has two segments:

1. HeartCode® BLS Online Course (use link below to access)
BLS knowledge and skills are presented using a variety of eLearning assets such as dramatizations, Cognitive Assessment Activities, illustrations, knowledge checks, and interactive activities. This method of learning provides training consistency and adaptability to different learning styles. Students can work at their own pace applying their knowledge to real-time decision making. Debriefings and coaching are provided immediately after each knowledge check and each Cognitive Assessment Activity. To access the HeartCode® BLS online class, click here: elearning.heart.org/course/437. After successfully completing the online segment of the class, print your certificate and bring it with you to the Skills Validation class. You will not be able to complete the class without it.

Online Class Length: 1.5 hours
Cost: $32.50

2. Skills Validation at Lake Area Tech (See schedule below, then register by clicking the first red banner below)
During the Skills Validation segment, students will demonstrate proficiency in the BLS skills taught in the online course. Please wear suitable clothing and bring your course completion certificate. An AHA BLS Provider course completion ecard will be sent to you following successful completion of both segments.

Class Length: 2 hours
Cost: $40.00 per person

Thursday, June 23, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Tuesday, July 19, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, August 5, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, September 9, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 14, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Monday, November 21, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, December 9, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, January 13, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, February 10, 2023 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, March 3, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, April 7, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, May 5, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, June 2, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM

BLS Healthcare RENEWAL Provider – Instructor Led Course
This class is offered at Lake Area Tech or on-site on an as-requested basis. Please email Heidi.Wirtjes@lakeareatech.edu  or call 605-882-5284 Ext 288 to discuss coordinating a date that works for your participants and/or holding the class at your business with six or more participants.

Class Length: 2 hours

Registration Fee: $40 per person

Thursday, May 12, 2022 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, June 9, 2022 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, July 15, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, August 4, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Wednesday, September 7, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, October 7, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, November 18, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, December 16, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, January 20, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, February 10, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, March 10, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, April 14, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, May 12, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, June 9, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Courses

Lake Area Tech is aligned with Prairie Lakes Healthcare System to provide American Heart Association CPR classes. Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED is designed for anyone with little or no medical training who needs a course completion card for their job, regulatory (e.g., OSHA) or other requirements or anyone who wants to be prepared for an emergency in any setting. Upon successful completion of the course, students receive a course completion card, valid for two years.

The course has two segments:

1. Online Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED (use link below to access)
The Heartsaver® First Aid CPR AED Online course is taught in a blended learning format. Students must complete the online portion, followed by the hands-on skills session conducted by an American Heart Association Training Center instructor. Access the online course here.

Online Class Length: 2 hours
Cost: $19.50 per person

2. Skills Validation at Lake Area Tech (See schedule below, then register)
During the Skills Validation segment, participants will demonstrate proficiency in the Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED skills taught in the online course. Please wear suitable clothing and bring the online course certificate. Students who successfully complete the online course and Skills Validation session will receive a Heartsaver First Aid CPR AED Course Completion card, valid for two years.

Class Length: 2 hours
Cost: $40.00 per person

Friday, June 17, 20221:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Thursday, July 7, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, September 1, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Thursday, November 10, 20229:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, January 27, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, March 17, 20239:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Friday, May 19, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Friday, June 16, 20231:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Heartsaver CPR AED – No First Aid
Heartsaver CPR AED is designed for those who have completed First Aid online from another resource or do not need it. This applies to state licensed daycare centers/providers.

Registration Fee: $40 per person
This course is offered every 90 days.

Thursday, June 2, 20226:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, August 25, 20226:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, November 17, 20226:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday, February 16, 20236:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Thursday, May 11, 20236:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday, June 8, 20236:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Does Your Business Need a CPR Class?

Heartsaver FA CPR AED* – Instructor Led
Lake Area Tech Corporate Ed will work with your company to coordinate a Heartsaver CPR class that fits into your business schedule for six or more participants. The class can either be held at Lake Area Tech or at your place of business. For more information, please email Heidi.Wirtjes@lakeareatech.edu  or call 605-882-5284 Ext 288 to discuss how we can meet your CPR needs.

Class Length: 4 hours
Registration Fee: $70 per person
*The manual must be purchased prior to the start of the class. Purchase here. *Spanish classes available upon request.

Friday, May 20, 2022 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

*American Heart Association course descriptions

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)