Certification Classes
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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

  • Lifeguard Training

    Participants must be 15 years of age by the last day of class. Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory. Upon successful completion of the Red Cross certification program, you will receive certifications in Lifeguarding, First Aid, and CPR /AED (Automated External Defibrillator). Each certification valid for 2 years. Bring proof of birth date with you to the first day of class. Prerequisite testing will be done the first day. Students will be tested the first day and must be able to complete the following skills to continue with class: continuous 300 yard swim using front crawl and/or breaststroke, complete a timed skill sequence including a 20 yard swim, retrieval of a 10 lb. object from 7 to 10 feet depth, swim back 20 yards carrying the object, and exit the water within 1 minute and 40 seconds, and tread water for 2 minutes using legs only. Be prepared to be both in and out of the water each day of class. Bring pencil and paper, swim suit, warm clothes and towels each day. Textbook included. Students will meet in Room 100 on first day of class. *Completion of this class does not guarantee employment with ISD #194.
  • 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.