BLS Certification

We asked 15,844 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
  • 28% said earning their BLS Certification helped them make more money
  • 58% said earning their BLS Certification helped them get a job
  • 97% 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 15,803 responses

28% said earning their BLS Certification helped them make more money

Did this certification help you get a job?

Based on 15,802 responses

58% said earning their BLS Certification helped them get a job

Would you recommend this certification?

Based on 15,800 responses

97% said they would recommend a family member or friend earn their BLS Certification

Why did you decide to earn your BLS Certification?

Based on 15,844 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 11,493 responses

Registered Nurse View jobs
27%
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?

9,001 people answered

“That I should have gotten it earlier.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“It has been a requirement for my current job of 14 years and also for my previous job.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Study and work hard to pass the test. Listen to the instructor.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“I wish I knew I would have to replace it so soon.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Was doing same work before I received my certification”

Aug. 17, 2019

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

11,076 people answered

“It is easy to get and it can save lives.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“You’re opportunities are endless with ACLS. Most employers require BCLS minimum.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“The test requirements are if you get 5 questions wrong, you have to ride the test.”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Everyone should get BLS certification”

Aug. 17, 2019

“Be working in healthcare before you get your blsi”

Aug. 17, 2019
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