The purpose of the Instructor Course is to train instructor candidates to teach the Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training: Preventing Disease Transmission courses and/or modules. Instructor candidates will also become familiar with Junior Lifeguarding, Lifeguard Management, Safety Training for Swim Coaches and Basic Water Rescue.
COST: $200 Includes instructor manuals.
LOCATION: Alumni Arena Natatorium, North Campus
PARTICIPANT LIMIT: 6 MAX
Requirements (Refund available if not met)
- Participants must be 17 years old on or before the last day of the instructor course.
- Possess one of the following:
- A current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED
- A current American Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid and either an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer or an American Red Cross certificate for CPR/AED for Lifeguards
- An equivalent certificate from another organization
- Successfully complete the In-Water Pre-course Session
- Successfully complete the online Orientation to the Red Cross
- Successfully complete the online Orientation to the Lifeguarding course
- Successfully complete the online Lifeguarding Instructor Pre-course Exam (80% or better)
Requirements (No Refund available if not met)
If you have any questions please Click here to email Nate Bourke, Assistant Director for Aquatics.
- All participants must attend every class. (Any participant that misses a class will not receive certification. No exceptions, no refunds.).
- All participants must achieve 80% or better on all written exams.
- All participants must successfully complete all physical requirements with respect to lifeguarding skills.
- All participants must exhibit professionalism at all times during the course. (Inappropriate behavior will result in dismissal of the course. No exceptions, no refunds.)
**There are no Lifeguard Instructor courses scheduled currently, please check back.**