In Indiana, CPR and First Aid are required for all teachers. You are required to take a hands-on training course, which we offer with our blended ProFirstAid training program.

The Indiana Department of Education has ProTrainings on its’ list of approved providers. “Indiana only accepts ProTrainings blended CPR that includes in-person (not by webinar) hands-on skill practice/check off with a local instructor. Cards must be signed by both instructors.”

Course: ProFirstAid Blended

Per Indiana Code 20-28-5-3(c), applicants applying for an initial teaching license (and at the time of conversion or renewal of any kind) must have successfully completed training in:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation that includes a test demonstration on a mannequin,
  • Removing a foreign body causing an obstruction in an airway, and the Heimlich Maneuver;
  • Beginning July 1, 2011, the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED); and
  • Hold a valid certification in each of these procedures from either the American Red Cross or the American Heart Association or other providers as approved by the department.

An initial teaching license is the first license issued to an applicant, regardless of content area or setting. Effective July 1, 2012, the requirements listed above must be met for the following initial license and permit renewals:

  • Current Indiana educators must show proof of valid CPR/AED/Heimlich certification.
  • In state program completers applying for initial licensure must show proof of valid CPR/AED/Heimlich certification. 

Course: ProFirstAid Blended