North Penn Lifeguard Instructor Course March 2017
The Lifeguarding Instructor (LGI) course trains instructor candidates to teach American Red Cross student-level courses including Lifeguarding and CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers. Instructor candidates who hold a current base-level certification.
This instructor course does not teach Base-level lifeguarding skills and knowledge. Participants must come to class already knowing student-level lifeguarding content.
Prerequisites: Instructor candidates must be at least 17 years of age by the course end date. Candidates must show American Red Cross lifeguarding certification and professional-rescuer CPR/AED certification, both of which must be current (not expired) as of the first day of the instructor class. Some equivalent lifeguarding certifications from other training organizations are also acceptable; check with the sponsoring organization for details. Candidates must complete online precourse homework prior to the first day the class. Candidates must pass precourse testing on skills and knowledge at the beginning of the instructor course.
Precourse Homework (Online): The Lifeguarding Instructor course includes online precourse homework. In general, you should plan on registering at least a week in advance in order to allow time for this homework to be made available to you and for you to complete it prior to the first day the class meets. Check with the sponsoring organization for details.