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Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

We asked 28,744 job seekers about their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification. This is what they told us:

  • 63% of job seekers said "required for my current job" was the biggest reason for earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • 29% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them make more money
  • 58% 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 28,701 responses

29% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 28,700 responses

58% said earning their Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 28,699 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 28,744 responses

Required for my current job

63%

Make more money

7%

Changing careers

8%

Get an edge over other candidates

8%

Help my career progression

37%

Other

17%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 21,811 responses

Registered Nurse View jobs

27%

Nursing Assistant View jobs

12%

Medical Assistant View jobs

5%

Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs

4%

Patient Care Technician View jobs

2%

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

16,983 people answered

“I wish I would have earned this certification long before I did.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“Most Healthcare companies look for this certification which I think is very important for saving lives in emergency.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“Required for job. On the job training.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“Have had this certification for as long as I can remember.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“The upkeep on obtaining certification every so often.”

Nov. 29, 2019

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

20,796 people answered

“It is a skill and suggest that everyone should learn it.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“Everyone should have this certification.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“It is very helpful for all different situations.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“It makes you a better nurse, especially in caring for very complex patients.”

Nov. 29, 2019

“BLS is generally good to know in case of emergencies.”

Nov. 29, 2019

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