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Lifeguard Instructor

Please contact us at aquatics@uic.edu for upcoming dates.

Location: Sport and Fitness Center (828 S. Wolcott St.)

Fee
Student: $302
Member: $352
Non-member: $402

This course trains lifeguarding instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding, Waterpark Skills, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Bloodborne Pathogens Training.

Note: To teach Waterfront Skills, Lifeguarding instructors must possess a basic-level Waterfront Skills certificate

Prerequisites: Minimum age: 17 years, Possess a current Red Cross certificate for Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, An equivalent certificate from another organization, Complete the Online Session for the Lifeguarding Instructor course and complete the precourse session