Lifeguard Instructor

Price

$500.00 per person

Prerequisites:

  • 17 years old on or before the last day of class
  • Complete online Blended Learning before the first day of class, link will be emailed to you once you have registered for the class
  • Complete precourse session which includes
    1. 80% or higher on written exam
    2. Pass all base level lifeguard skills

Requirements:

Completion and competency of precourse skills, oxygen administration and exam (even if participant was not previously certified,) score 80% or better on final exam. Participants must behave maturely and responsibly toward all activities including the feedback given by fellow classmates. All class dates must be attend.

Certification Includes:

  • Lifeguarding
  • Waterfront Lifeguarding
  • Waterpark Lifeguarding
  • Shallow Water Attendant
  • Lifeguard Management
  • CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Oxygen Administration (optional)
  • Bloodborne Pathogen Training: Preventing Disease Transmission
  • Basic Water Rescue
  • Jr. Lifeguard
  • Safety Training for Swim Coaches
  • Water Safety Presentations
    1. Water Safety Today
    2. General Water Safety
    3. Home Pool Safety

Course Length:

This class is 21 hours based on 10 students. To be eligible for certification, all class sessions must be attended and participants must complete all 18 hours.

To Maintain Certification:

Maintaining a Lifeguarding Instructor Certification Instructor candidates who successfully complete the 2017 Lifeguarding Instructor course will receive a certification valid for 2 years. Current Lifeguarding Instructors/ITs who successfully complete the Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course will also receive a certification valid for 2 years. To maintain certification as an instructor, lifeguarding instructors must:

  • Complete all applicable course updates prior to the update deadline
  • Teach or co-teach at least one of the core courses of record during your 2-year certification period.
  • Successfully complete an in-person Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course prior to instructor certification expiration date
    1. Participation in the Lifeguarding Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review course meets basic-level skill competency requirements.
    2. Instructors who wish to achieve a basic-level lifeguarding certification to work as a Lifeguard will have the option to “test out” at the conclusion of the Lifeguarding Instructor Review course. This “test out” session includes:
      • Lifeguarding precourse skills evaluation
      • Lifeguarding course final skills scenarios
      • Two final written exams (CPRO/First Aid and Lifeguarding Skills)

Instructors/ITs who choose to attend the “test out” session and successfully complete all basic level course requirements will earn an American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification, valid for 2 years o Basic-level certification is not a requirement to maintain a Lifeguarding Instructor/IT certification

There is an American Red Cross fee of $39 that must be paid directly to the American Red Cross that is in addition to the WML Aquatics LLC fee for the course.  You will be sent a link via email by WML Aquatics that you must click on to register yourself with the American Red Cross and pay the fee.