The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue.
This course requires a min of 3 registered Instructor candidates.
This class is 3 days
Friday March 12: 5pm - 9pm
Saturday & Sunday March 13 & 14 9am to 5pm
Certification Requirements To become certified as a Lifeguarding instructor, instructor candidates must:
Certificate Issued and Validity Period
American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED instructor: 2 years
Participant Products/Materials (available in e-book and print formats)
Please bring at least 2 bathing suits and multiple towels to class each day. Men MUST have standard swim trunks and women MUST have 1 piece swim suits.
Goggles are allowed for some portions of the class, please bring your own.
Please pack food & snacks as appropriate for each day - we want to minimize down time and maximize learning!
This is a challenging class with high standards. Please understand that not all participants may pass. We suggest practicing both your Lifeguard skills as well as your public speaking before the class to ensure best possible performance.
Refunds are available until 1 week before class, less a $50 processing fee.
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