This article is about current cost of Basic Life Support (BLS) training in Nigeria this 2023. According to Wikipedia, Basic Life Support (BLS) is a level of medical care which is used for victims of life threatening illnesses or injuries until they can be given full medical care at a hospital. It can be provided by trained medical personnel, such as emergency medical technicians, and by qualified bystanders.
The Basic Life Support (BLS) training, which is very important in the medical world, is very useful during medical emergencies to help resuscitate people in life threatening situations before more medical back up arrives. This training is also a very important prerequisite before people can be employed to certain health and emergency related jobs. With that in mind, let us now focus on how much it costs to get the BLS training done in Nigeria currently.
CURRENT COST OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING IN NIGERIA 2023
Basic Life Support (BLS) training in Nigeria is conducted by many different accredited organizations or agencies across the country and there is no fixed price for it. The amount one is required to pay for this professional certification is dependent on factors such as the duration of the training, the location, etc.
We will focus our attention on the BLS training costs in Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt, while giving a general thought on the price of BLS training in other parts of the country. Kindly read along.
COST OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING IN LAGOS
Lagos State has many Basic Life Support (BLS) training institutes, and it is the State with the highest number of accredited BLS training centres in the country currently due to being one of the most populated States in Nigeria today.
On the average, Basic Life Support (BLS) training costs in Lagos State this 2023 ranges between ₦14,000 – ₦50,000, and this depends on the time duration of the training (the longer the duration of the training, the more expensive it will be) as well as the mode of the training, location, the training Institute, etc.
COST OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING IN ABUJA
There are also a respectable number of accredited Basic Life Support (BLS) training institutes in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The cost of BLS training in Abuja this 2023 is between the price range of about ₦14,000 – ₦50,000, same as that for Lagos State.
COST OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING IN PORT HARCOURT
The oil rich city of Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital, is among some of the major cities in Nigeria to also have many accredited Basic Life Support (BLS) training centres located in it. Basic Life Support (BLS) training in Port Harcourt this 2023 costs between the price range of ₦10,000 – ₦40,000, and this is dependent on the Institute conducting the training, the time duration of the training, and certain other factors.
COST OF BASIC LIFE SUPPORT (BLS) TRAINING IN OTHER PARTS OF NIGERIA
Apart from Lagos, Abuja, and Port Harcourt, other major cities in Nigeria such as Benin City, Ibadan, Akure, Kaduna, Kano, etc also have Basic Life Support (BLS) training centres that are situated in them. On the average, Basic Life Support (BLS) training costs in many of the cities located in other parts of Nigeria ranges between ₦10,000 – ₦30,000 or more and this depends on the various factors affecting the price of this training earlier mentioned for Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt.
Many of the training institutes conducting the Basic Life Support (BLS) training in the country are accredited and it is very important for you to verify this before committing your money to the training to prevent being scammed by fake Institutes posing as genuine ones.
Quite a number of accredited Basic Life Support (BSL) training institutes in the major cities in Nigeria are affiliated with bigger/international agencies and if you want to get the very best training, you should take your time in finding out which training agency will give you good value for your money.