Lifeguard Training Certification
- 15 years or older
- Swim 300 yards continuously
- Tread water for 2 minutes
- Retrieve 10-pound object
The Professional Lifeguard.
Responsibilities of a Professional Lifeguard
Characteristics of a Professional Lifeguard
Continuing Your Training
Being Part of the Team
Facility Safety Checks
Rules and Regulations
Management and Safety
Surveillance and Recognition
Overview of the Process of drowning
How injuries Happen
Injury Prevention Strategies
Effective Guarding Injury Prevention Challenges
Emergency Action Plan
Types of Emergency Action Plans
Implementing an Emergency Action Plan
Emergency Outside of Your Zone
General Procedures for a Water Emergency
Train to the Standard, Meet the Objective
Additional Rescue Skills for Waterfronts
Special Situations for Waterfronts
When Things Do Not Go as Practiced
Before Providing Care and Victim Assessment
How Pathogens Spread
Preventing the Spread of Bloodborne Pathogens
If You Are Exposed
General Procedures for Injury or Sudden Illness on Land
Recognizing and caring for breathing emergencies
Oxygen Delivery Device
Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Red Cross Certificate for Lifeguarding valid for 2 years.
Lifeguard Classroom Hours: 24
Blended Learning: 8
4.0 CEU credits by Campaign Pay It Forward has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102.
Campaign Pay It Forward believes strongly that emergency preparedness and intervention is critical to saving lives. We want to make sure that everyone who wants to be trained in these skills has the opportunity to learn, whether they are required for work or simply want to be ready to help.
We set aside 10% of our profits on every course to fund a need-based scholarship that allows us to offer a free course to one participant in every course. To apply for our scholarship, go here.