Y Lifeguard Certification - Community

Course Number
AQ711B
Price
150.00
Overview
After registering, the instructor will be in touch via email with further instructions. 
This course is designed to provide the participants with the knowledge and skills needed to be a lifeguard and professional rescuer. Participants will be certified in CPR Pro for the Professional Rescuer, Basic First Aid and Emergency Oxygen Administration. The course presents information on the skills and knowledge lifeguards need in pool, lake, river, surf and waterpark environments. The comprehensive course offers up-to-date information on how to lifeguard by anticipating and preventing problems before they occur and by taking action to help those in danger when necessary. The course also covers safety skills, accident prevention, scanning, guarding techniques, emergency systems, rescue skills, first aid in aquatic environments, spinal injury management, open water dangers, legal responsibilities, pool management and information on how to get a job as a lifeguard.

*If any online training is not completed as per the trainer's instructions, there will be no refunds or make-ups.
*If the participant does not attend any part of the scheduled class, there will be no refunds or make-ups. 

Pass the following Physical Competency Requirements (conducted in class on first day):
If one cannot pass this section they are not eligible for a refund. Please be fully prepared.

o Phase 1

– Tread water for 2 minutes

– Swim 100 yards of front crawl

 

o Phase 2

– Swim 50 yards of each:

1. Front crawl with the head up

2. Sidestroke

3. Breaststroke

4. Breaststroke with the head up

5. Elementary backstroke kick with hands

on the chest

– Perform a feet first surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water (or maximum depth of training facility). Then swim underwater for 15 feet.

 

o Phase 3

– Participants start in the water at shallow end.

– Sprint for a distance of approximately 60 feet, and then perform an arm-over-arm surface dive in 8 to 10 feet of water (or maximum depth of training facility).

o Pick up an object (dive ring) from the bottom of pool, surface, tread water for at least 1 minute with legs only, and replace the object back to the bottom of the pool where it was found.

o Swim the remaining length to end of pool, and hoist yourself out of water.

o Immediately begin compression on an adult manikin for 1 minute or 100 compressions; stand, listen and follow directions from instructor.



Additional Information
*If any online training is not completed as per the trainer's instructions, there will be no refunds or make-ups.
*If the participant does not attend any part of the scheduled class, there will be no refunds or make-ups. 

Scheduled Event(s) for this Course
REQUIRES REGISTRATION Overview
*If any online training is not completed as per the trainer's instructions, there will be no refunds or make-ups.
*If the participant does not attend any part of the scheduled class, there will be no refunds or make-ups. 

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