American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/AED Certification Blended Learning

American Red Cross Lifeguard/First Aid/AED Certification Blended Learning

American Red Cross

Lifeguarding/First Aid/ AED Certification Blended Learning

 This course requires participants to complete online learning prior to in-class skills sessions. Please make sure to provide a valid email address when completing registration.

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. The blended learning format allows students to work independently on theory through a series of informational videos and tutorials. They then present what skills they learned in a hands-on class.

Upon completion of this course participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.

Red Cross Lifeguard Certification

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12/3/21 - 12/5/21
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American Red Cross

Lifeguarding/First Aid/ AED Certification Blended Learning

 

 In-person session:

Friday, December 3           6-8 pm

Saturday, December 4       9:00 am  – 1:00  pm

Sunday, December 5        9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 This course requires participants to complete online learning prior to in-class skills sessions. Please make sure to provide a valid email address when completing registration.

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatics emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. The blended learning format allows students to work independently on theory through a series of informational videos and tutorials. They then present what skills they learned in a hands-on class.

Upon completion of this course participants will receive an American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED valid for 2 years.

Prerequisites

  • Must be 15 years old on or before the final day of the course.
  • Swim 300 yards continuously demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may use front crawl, breaststroke or a combination of both but swimming on the back or side is not allowed.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs.
  • Complete the following events in 1 minute, 40 seconds:
    • Starting in the water, swim 20 yards. Face may be in or out of the water.
    • Surface dive, feet-first or head-first, to a depth of 7-10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object.
    • Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the back to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object and keeping the face at or near the surface so they are able to get a breath.
    • Exit the water without using a ladder or steps.

Length

  • Approximately 7 hours, 25 minutes for online learning
  • Approximately 19 hours for in-class skills
  • Course times may vary to include breaks

Certification Requirements

  • Attend and participate in all class sessions.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required final rescue skill scenarios.
  • Pass the CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, First Aid, and Lifeguarding Skills final written exams with minimum grades of 80 percent.

Price: $150 per person

Upon registration the instructor will send the instructions on completing the e-learning content. The participant must provide proof that the online portion has been completed.

**Participant can print to take a screen shot of the online course completion record or take a screen shot. It will read “Proceed to Skill Session**


Registration Information  

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10/25/21 11/26/21 Online / Front Desk $ 150.00$ 150.00

Available Sessions

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12/03/21 - 12/05/21
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