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CPR/AED Certification Powered by ASTI

Learn the life-saving skills of how to perform CPR, use an AED device, and respond to other life-threatening situations from the comfort of home in this convenient online-only course.

  • Gain the skills you need to save the life of an adult, child, or infant in an emergency

  • Feel the confidence of knowing you know how to respond to a potentially life-threatening situation

  • Satisfies your NASM CPR/AED requirements

  • Get CPR/AED certified from the comfort and convenience of home

  • In a hurry? Same-day certification is available

  • CEU Value: 0.1 NASM

Already have your CPR/AED certification through NASM/ASTI? Purchasing this course will not meet your renewal needs, you must call NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276, option 2, to renew an existing certificate.

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To renew your CPR/AED certification, please call NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276.

NASM’s CPR/AED Certification powered by ASTI teaches you the essential skills you need to respond to a potentially life-threatening event. By the end of the program, you’ll know how to perform CPR on an adult, child, or infant; how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED); techniques for dealing with a choking situation; and more.

This online program makes getting CPR/AED Certified easy and convenient. By completing the self-guided study materials at your own pace, you can get CPR/AED Certified in as little as 1 day.

To become CPR/AED Certified, you simply have to:

  1. 1) Register in the CPR/AED program.

  2. 2) Complete the self-guided online study materials in your own time from the comfort of home.

  3. 3) Pass the certification exam.

After completing the study materials, you’ll take an online exam to become CPR/AED Certified. This exam features 25 questions, and you have unlimited exam attempts.

NASM has over 35 years of experience training the world’s top fitness professionals, and we do it better than anyone else. NASM credentials stand out to employers and distinguish you as a highly trained fitness professional.

Since our formation, we’ve trained over 1.5 million fitness professionals in 100+ countries. In that time we’ve developed extensive partnerships with over 12,000 gyms and health clubs. That means we have the connections necessary to help you get in the door and gain employment from the fitness company of your dreams.

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CPR/AED Certification FAQs

As one of the most trusted sources of fitness training certifications in the world, NASM is a distinguished name that will stand out to fitness employers. When you choose NASM for your fitness education, you’ll get access to world-class fitness experts, your top choice of gyms to work for, and much more:

  • • Peer-Reviewed Content from the Brightest Minds in the Industry

  • • State-of-the-Art Digital Learning Platform

  • • Programs Designed to Meet Multiple Learning Styles

  • • 35+ Years Of Experience Training Fitness Professionals

  • • 1.5M+ Fitness Professionals Trained

  • • 100+ Countries with NASM Fitness and Coach Professionals

  • • 12K+ Gym & Health Club Partnerships

ASTI stands for The American Safety Training Institute, an organization dedicated to helping prepare you for an emergency situation with online safety courses taught by safety training instructors, first responders, medical professionals, and fully trained and educated safety-centric customer service.

You’ll have access to the course and exam for a full 2 years (730 days).

If your course has expired before you can successfully complete your exam, please contact NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276, option 3. Please note: Extension fees may apply.

This exam provides unlimited exam attempts, so you can continue to take it until you pass.

This course is completely online, so there is no hands-on skills check.

To access your CPR/AED certificate, log in to your Customer Portal and select Credentials > My Credentials and then select My Certificates to view, print, or download.

Yes. This course meets the requirements for the CPR/AED certification needed to sit for NASM/AFAA exams.

We recommend verifying with your employer or insurance carrier to find out if an online-only CPR/AED certification is accepted.

The CPR/AED course counts for 0.1 CEUs toward your NASM recertification requirements.

Once you successfully complete the CPR/AED course, 0.1 CEUs will automatically appear in your NASM Recertification Portal. No need to upload a copy of the certificate.

Your certification is good for 2 years before you have to recertify.

To renew your CPR/AED certification, please call NASM Member Services at 1-800-460-6276 option 2.