Lifeguard Course

Become a lifeguard

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Interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? Consider taking a lifeguard course at Bosse Sports. Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you’ll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard. Training options feature two core courses—Lifeguarding and Shallow Water Lifeguarding (available in a blended learning format)—plus optional add-on modules, including waterfront skills or waterpark skills modules. Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in Lifeguarding that includes first aid, professional-level CPR and AED in one certificate. Digital certificate available upon successful completion of course.

Core Courses

Prerequisites: Must be at least 15 years old and pass certain swimming requirements

Course lengths:

Lifeguarding

  • Traditional in-person course format 25 hours, 20 minutes
  • Blended Learning course format 19 hours, 30 minutes in-person/7 hours 30 minutes online (27 hours)

Shallow Water Lifeguarding

  • Traditional in-person course format 24 hours
  • Blended Learning course format 18 hours in-person/7 hours, 30 minutes online (25 hours, 30 minutes)

Optional Add-on Modules

Prerequisite: Certification in a core course is required; however, the module may be taught at the conclusion of a core course.

Course lengths:

  • Waterfront Skills Module 5 hours, 40 minutes
  • Waterpark Skills Module 3 hours, 40 minutes
FEE: $350

Lifeguarding Review Course

The Review course is designed to review the lifeguarding skills and core knowledge points required to recertify in lifeguarding.

Prerequisite: Current Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED or Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate Note: If the Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certificate is expired, participants must take the full Lifeguarding or Shallow Water Lifeguarding course.

Course lengths:

  • Lifeguarding Review Course 12 hours, 50 minutes
  • Shallow Water Lifeguarding Course 11 hours, 50 minutes

Topics include:

  • Patron Surveillance
  • Rescue Skills
  • Victim Assessment
  • CPR/AED
  • Care for head, neck and spinal injuries

Through classroom learning and hands-on practice, you’ll learn:

– Surveillance skills to help you recognize and prevent injuries
– Rescue skills – in the water and on land
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First aid training and professional rescuer CPR – to help you prepare for any emergency
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Professional lifeguard responsibilities like interacting with the public and addressing uncooperative patrons.

In this lifeguard training course you will earn your certificate in CPR, First AidAED and Lifeguard Rescue Techniques.

 

Get In Touch!

For more information, please contact Andrew Hawkins