This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements. This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the in-class portion and must be taken on a PC or tablet with a high speed Internet connection. Allow approximately 2-3 hours to complete the online portion. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.
The American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is valid for 2 years. Provides entry-level participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until EMS personnel take over. This is a blended learning format with online coursework to be completed prior to the start of class. Pre-requisites include a minimum age of 15 years old, swim 300 yards continuously, tread water for 2 minutes using legs only, and complete a time swim and retrieval event.
*Must attend all days to pass the course.
Our American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course will provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely give care to children. This training will help participants develop leadership skills and learn about basic child care and basic first aid. This training is for youths ages 11 to 15.
This course also known as WSI™ trains American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor candidates to teach courses and presentations in the Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress. The courses and presentations include Parent and Child Aquatics Levels 1 and 2 Preschool Aquatics Levels 1 - 3 Learn-to-Swim Levels 1 - 6 three adult courses as well as the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses and more. To enroll instructor candidates must be at least 16 years of age on or before the last day of the instructor course and successfully complete the precourse session which includes demonstration of swimming skill at Learn-to-Swim Level 4.
Required skills at start of course:
1. Swim the followng strokes consistent with the Stroke Performance Charts, Level4:
-Front Crawl 25yrds, Back Crawl 25 yrds, Breaststroke 25yrds, Elementary Backstroke 25 yrds, Sidestroke 25 yrds, Butterfly 15 yrds
2. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling)
3. Tread water for 1 minute