I just recently took BLS recertification on aclscertification.com. I did this simply by typing BLS recertification on google and this was the first sites to appear. I took the course knowing it was all online, but felt safe taking the course because the website states,"If your employer requires a skills test we can help you find a local instructor." So I paid $69.99 to take the course. So after I'm done I call the 1800 # to ask how I could schedule a skills tests. The guy on the phone tells me that they can only give me phone numbers of people I can contact to ask myself if they would let me take a skills test, but that it was up to the discretion of the instructor. He also asked me if my employer asked if I took the course online or not. I told him no and he stated that I shouldn't tell them that I took the whole course online and I wouldn't have to worry about the skills portion. I contacted the list and none of them would let me only take the skills portion. So dishonest. Do not use this site!! I wasted $69.99 for nothing.
Feb 27, '13
What seems strange to me is that your employer doesn't offer recertification to their employees at no cost.
Feb 27, '13
Posting from my phone, ease forgive my fat thumbs!
Mar 2, '13
There are a few cheap employers who don't. Mine didn't until recently because enough of us were complaining and/or taking time off to renew. Now they will recert 5-6 a month.. so it'll take a full 2 years to get everyone recerted. What a joke.
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