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Lifeguard Training, Professional Rescue, Certificate of Completion

Not Financial Aid Eligible
Banner Code: 1_NCH_LFGD
Control Number: 35945

This noncredit certificate will provide the necessary training in emergency assessment and lifeguard rescue skills to be certified as an American Red Cross lifeguard. Students interested in employment at an aquatics facility, either pool or ocean, will receive the necessary training and certification in lifeguarding and professional rescue for these positions.

Program Outcomes

  1. Students will be able to assess emergency situations in a pool or the ocean and identify an action plan for immediate implementation.
  2. Students will be able to perform water rescues and perform CPR as necessary.

Certificate of Completion

A certificate leading to improved employability or job opportunities.

For more information regarding noncredit, please visit http://www.orangecoastcollege.edu/academics/adult-education/Pages/default.aspx

Course Title Units
Required Courses
KIN A001NLifeguard Training, Professional Rescue Noncredit22
KIN A002NAquatic First Aid/CPR/AED for Lifeguard Rescue Noncredit13
KIN A003NFirst Aid, CPR/AED First Responder Noncredit26
Total Hours61

Note: Students who have not received standard first aid training will need to complete the American Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED certification for employment.