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Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

We asked 61,219 job seekers about their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 62% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • 31% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them make more money
  • 59% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them get a job
  • 97% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

What are people saying about getting a Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 61,176 responses

31% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 61,175 responses

59% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 61,174 responses

97% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Why did you decide to earn your Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification?

Based on 61,219 responses

Required for my current job

62%

Make more money

7%

Changing careers

9%

Get an edge over other candidates

8%

Help my career progression

38%

Other

16%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 43,820 responses

Registered Nurse View jobs

28%

Nursing Assistant View jobs

12%

Medical Assistant View jobs

5%

Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs

3%

Patient Care Technician View jobs

2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification?

35,033 people answered

“How important this certification is and how easy it is to get it.”

May 3, 2021

“Are there any changes that I need to be aware of?”

May 3, 2021

“I wish I had more time to study the materials I was given.”

May 3, 2021

“I wish I had earned this certification a long time ago.”

May 3, 2021

“This certification was required to begin the Phlebotomy program at Pensacola State College.”

May 3, 2021

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification?

41,732 people answered

“I recommend this to everyone. It's knowledge that we should all have.”

May 3, 2021

“Very simply explained and ability to ask questions as well as ability to practice.”

May 3, 2021

“Use the study materials given by the American Heart Association”

May 3, 2021

“Take a class, and continue education on life saving cpr”

May 3, 2021

“This program focuses on hands on training as opposed to written material.”

May 3, 2021