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About Certification Classes
For students who love water, children and are seeking employment as an assistant swim instructor or Lifeguard. These courses are designed to teach the necessary skills to become a Water Safety Assistant or Certified Lifeguard.

Featured Courses

  • Water Safety Aide (WSA)

    A great class for students ages 13 and up who love water and children and are seeking employment as an assistant swim instructor. Students that complete this course will be qualified to apply for employment at the age of 14. You will get hands-on experience during the class. First aid and CPR are not included. *Completion of this class does not guarantee employment with ISD #194.
  • Lifeguard Training

    Ages 15 and up Become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguarding for pools and waterparks, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Lifeguard. Blended Learning combines online learning with on-site skill sessions for skill practice and assessment. Online completion is required prior to the first day of the course. Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory. Age Prerequisite: 15 years of age by the last day of the class Skill Prerequisites: Prerequisite skills will be evaluated prior to the start of the class. Those who do not meet the skill requirements will not be allowed to stay for the class and may choose to practice the swimming skills to be able to transfer to another class or cancel with a $25 cancellation fee. 300 yd. endurance swim using front crawl and breaststroke continuously Complete a timed skill sequence including a 20 yd. swim, retrieval of a 10 lb. object from 7 ft. deep, swim 20 yd. carrying the object and exit the water within 1 min. and 40 sec. Tread water for 2 min. using legs only