Health & Safety

From a Lifeguard Certification to CPR training and instructor level courses, our Health & Safety courses are designed to help you save lives. Training is available through an innovative mix of online learning and in-person training.

What to Expect

The American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor course trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterfront Skills, Waterpark Skills, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens.

This course prepares instructor candidates to use course and presentation materials, conduct training sessions and evaluate the progress of candidates in a professional-level course.

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive an American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor certificate valid for 2 years.

Certification Requirements

  • Be at least 17 years of age.
  • Possess a current Redcross certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED.

Course Prerequisites

Before your 1st in-class meeting, participants are required to successfully complete the following prerequisites:

  • Complete the online portion of the lifeguarding instructor course through the American Red Cross before Day 1 of in-person class.
  • Successfully pass 2 rescue skill scenarios that test lifeguarding and CPR skills. These tests will be performed immediately following check-in on Day 1.

What to Bring To Class

  • Proof of age (government ID).
  • Current & valid American Red Cross lifeguarding certificate.
  • Online course completion certificate.
  • Completed chapter reviews in the lifeguarding participant manual (1-11).
  • Instructor candidate practice teaching workbook (printed copy).
  • Instructor Led Lifeguarding Course presentation (downloaded to your laptop).
  • Lifeguarding Participant Manual (Printed or Digital).
  • Swim suit, towel comfortable clothes.
  • Adult and pediatric CPR mask.
  • Hip Pack.
Ready To Register

Note: Blueray has a no-refund policy on all lifeguard course offerings.