BLS Certification

We asked 13318 job seekers about their 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 BLS Certification
  • 27% said earning their BLS Certification helped them make more money
  • 57% said earning their BLS Certification helped them get a job
  • 98% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their BLS Certification

What are people saying about getting a BLS Certification?

Did this certification help you make more money?

Based on 13,277 responses

27% said earning their BLS Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 13,276 responses

57% said earning their BLS Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 13,274 responses

98% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their BLS Certification

Why did you decide to earn your BLS Certification?

Based on 13,318 responses

Required for my current job
63%
Make more money
6%
Changing careers
8%
Get an edge over other candidates
9%
Help my career progression
37%
Other
17%

What was your job title after earning this certification?

Based on 9,314 responses

Registered Nurse View jobs
26%
Nursing Assistant View jobs
12%
Medical Assistant View jobs
6%
Licensed Practical Nurse View jobs
4%
Patient Care Technician View jobs
2%

What do people wish they knew before earning their BLS Certification?

7,335 people answered

“I received BASIC LIFE SAVING instructions as part of my overall education at PIMA MEDICAL INSTITUTE. I wish I had went thru a BASIC LIFE SAVING course much earlier in my life.”

July 19, 2019

“This certification is recommended for my practice as a LPN”

July 19, 2019

“I already had the certification however it expires every 2 years.”

July 19, 2019

“If more people learned a Basic Life Support it would save so many lives.”

July 19, 2019

“I would have got it sooner if I would have known the education was so valuable.”

July 19, 2019

What advice would you give to someone interested in earning their BLS Certification?

9,038 people answered

“This certification helps save lives.”

July 19, 2019

“The basic life support is much needed for everyone to benefit. You may one day help save a family members life.”

July 19, 2019

“Is a good skill to have even if not in medical field”

July 19, 2019

“Excellent way to improve outcomes of patients.”

July 19, 2019

“They should do it. Especially something happened in they can do it”

July 19, 2019
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