With the American Red Cross Lifeguard training course, you will be presented with the skills and knowledge needed to prepare for in-water and out-of-water rescues. You will learn how to help prevent drowning and why quick recognition and action are important.
Participants must be at least 15 years of age, possess the ability to swim 300 yds. (front crawl or breaststroke), tread water for 2 minutes, and complete a brick test.
This course will train candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Bloodborne Pathogens Training. (Note: To teach Waterfront Skills, Lifeguarding instructors must possess a basic-level Waterfront Skills certificate)
Participants must be at least 17 years of age, possess a current Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or an equivalent certificate from another organization, complete the Online Session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course, possess the ability to swim 300 yds. (front crawl or breaststroke), tread water for 2 minutes, and complete a brick test.
The course is a more advanced training where individuals are trained to respond as professional rescuers to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants. Certification is valid through the American Red Cross for 2 years.
This course will train instructor candidates to teach CPR for the Professional Rescuer courses. In order to participate in this course, you must possess a current CPR for Professional Rescuer (or higher level) certification or equivalent and be at least 16 years of age on the last day of the instructor course. This is a blended learning course consisting of online content, a pre-course skills session, and classroom segments. Online material must be completed prior to attending the classroom activities.