The purpose of the Lifeguard Instructor Course is to train individual’s ages 17 and older who have a current American Red Cross lifeguard certification or equivalent certification from another organization to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training courses and other modules.
The Lifeguard Instructor courses have an American Red Cross "Blended Learning" portion, which consist of Orientation to the American Red Cross, Orientation to the Lifeguard Instructor Course and precourse exam. The link for the online content will be e-mailed to individuals upon registering for a course. Due to the length of the online content individuals may NOT register less than 48 hours before the scheduled training session for that course. Participants must successfully complete the online material prior to the first on-site training session and provide the course instructor with a copy of their online completion certificate.
In order for an individual to participate in these courses they must be able to pass a prerequisite skills evaluation. The skills evaluation will be administered the first day of the course and includes the following:
Lifeguard Instructor/Instructor Trainer Review
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