ASHI Advanced First Aid is designed for the person who needs or desires more first aid training than Basic First Aid, but not to the level of Emergency Medical Response. Perfect for corporate emergency response teams, this 17-21 hour course presents many of the most common illnesses and injuries responders are likely to encounter.

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Intended Audience:

This course is designed for non-EMS responders including government, corporate, industry, lifeguards, security personnel, law enforcement, corrections personnel, and other individuals who are not EMS or healthcare providers, but desire or require certification in Advanced First Aid.


Current, valid professional-level BLS certification (CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer). (May be incorporated/conducted in conjunction with the AFA program as needed).

Successful Completion (Certification)

Written Evaluation:

Skills Evaluation:
Students must perform required skills competently without assistance.

Recognized certification period: Up to 2 years

Estimated time to complete:

  • Initial training: About 17 hours
  • Renewal training: About 7 hours
  • Successful completion is based on achievement of the core learning objectives rather than a prescribed instruction time.