American Red Cross Classes at The Works
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
***Next Lifeguard Class is being held in June
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course is to teach participants the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. The course content and activities prepare participants to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent downing and injuries. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and AED.
-Be at least 15 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of this course
-Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order:
-100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick.
-100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, breathe, kick and glide sequence.
-100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke.
-Swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive 7 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to the surface, swim back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.
-2 minutes treading water with hands out of the water
Cost is $235.00 members / $270.00 Non-Members
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The purpose of this class is to review and demonstrate skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies in order to obtain re-certification. This course includes First Aid, CPR for the professional Rescuer, and AED.
To be eligible for the review course, participants must have successfuly completed an American Red Cross Course within the last 4 years and a CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer course within the last 2 years.
Cost: $100.00 members / $135.00 non members
Requirements: for re-cert class
- Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities
- Demonstrate competency in the three final skill scenarios
- Correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions in the three sections of the final written exam.
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
This class trains instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue course, 6 levels of the Learn to Swim, and Parent and Child Aquatics
- Be at least 16 years of age by the last scheduled session of the instructor course
- Pass the pre-course session (to be determined by the instructor)
To pass this course:
AMERICAN RED CROSS CPR/AED FIRST AID CERTIFICATION FOR THE PUBLIC.
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Training meets OSHA Guidelines for First Aid Programs and combines lecture, interactive video demonstrations featuring emergency scenarios that are likely to occur in a variety of environments and hands-on training to teach participants lifesaving skills.
If you are a non-member that would like to sign up for a class, please print this form, fill it out and bring it when you register for the class.
- First Aid: Participants learn to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies, such as burns, cuts and scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck and back injuries, and heat and cold emergencies.
- CPR Adult: Participants learn how to perform CPR and care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults
- CPR Child and Infant: Participants learn how to prevent, recognize and respond to cardiac and breathing emergencies in infants and children under 12
- AED: Participants learn how to use automatic external defibrillators
Length of class will vary dependent on selection of topics.
2 year certification; classroom and blended learning options available
** Additional Injury control topics available for workplaces.
THIS CLASS INCLUDES CERTIFICATION AND CLASS MATERIALS.
For registration information email Erin Daley