Shallow Water Lifeguard training with First Aid and CPR/AED +
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The American Lifeguard Association is considered one of the top aquatic health and safety educators in the United States. Founded in 1990, and with the assistance of the United States Senate, the American Lifeguard Association (ALA) has become a nationally recognized association. The American Lifeguard Association adheres to a code of ethics and maintains a commitment to delivering quality health and safety training worldwide. To learn more about our association and to read dozens of the latest news stories regarding the American Lifeguard Association nationwide efforts in the lifesaving profession we ask that tap American Lifeguard Association News.
You may register today and complete the training right away to get certified. Please note that if you are recerting your original certification with us, you may enter the promo code RECERT and receive a $100 discount. You take advantage of the recert discount regardless of whether or not you took your original training with us or another national organization. To enroll in the Lifeguarding course, you may be any age, but US Labor Laws require that you must be 15 years or older to work at a swimming pool, waterpark, or lake, and 16 years or older to work at beaches.
BENEFITS OF ALA CERTIFICATION
- Nationally-recognized organization
- Training for individuals or small groups
- Get certified right away!
- Lowest price guaranteed
- 30-day satisfaction guarantee
- Certification training at your own pace
- Online training videos and materials
- Get paid for your referrals
- Offer swimming lessons through ALA endorsed swim program
- Discounts given to employers for staff training [Contact us for details]
- Certification issued the day you complete program
- Certification listed on national verification website same day of completion
Shallow water lifeguards respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5 feet deep. The course is designed for participants that wish to lifeguard at aquatic facilities with a maximum water depth of 5 feet or less. To register participants must be 15 years of age or older and can perform the following skills.
- 100-yard continuous swim using front crawl and/or breaststroke
- 2-minute tread using legs only
- Retrieve a 10-lb dive weight from 4 ft deep, surface and walk 20 yds with the weight at or above the waters surface, and exit the pool without using a ladder within 50 seconds
The purpose of the Shallow Water Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level shallow water lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies in shallow water up to 5-feet deep and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services personnel take over.
This program offers a choice of Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED courses to meet the various training needs of a diverse audience. Participants who successfully complete the Lifeguarding course receive an American Lifeguard certificate for Shallow Water Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.
We offer a certification program that can be started and completed at any time and regardless of where you live. With our nationally recognized certification program, you can begin training anywhere and finish it at any time. After enrolling, you can complete your certification program in as little as a few days or a weekend, or you can feel free to go at your own pace. It is an online program that uses videos, manuals, and exams that can you can achieve on your own. Upon successful completion, you will become a certified lifeguard through the American Lifeguard Association, which is a nationally recognized organization.
Our training reflects ECC science and findings from the United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition Report. With our training program, you will not have to wait for a group class. Our national self-study programs can be taken anywhere, and are used by individuals, schools, universities and community pools both here in the United States and abroad. The American Lifeguard Association is one of only a few national certifying agencies for lifeguards.
The American Lifeguard Association® (ALA) is a national educational association with the full support of both the Swimming Pool and Spa Association and Global Lifeguards, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Both of these organizations are members of the Global Lifeguard Association, one of the largest worldwide aquatic consortiums, which has trained more than 250,000 certified lifeguards over the past 25 years.
We offer a certification program that can be started and completed at any time and regardless of where you live. With our nationally recognized certification program, you can begin training anywhere and finish it at any time. After enrolling, you can complete your certification program in as little as a few days or a weekend, or you can feel free to go at your own pace. It is an online program that uses videos, manuals, and exams that can you can achieve on your own. Upon successful completion, you will become a certified lifeguard through the American Lifeguard Association, which is a nationally recognized organization. In addition, our programs may be eligible for Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and also college elective credits. Upon completion, we suggest that you contact your school or university for further details and eligibility.
The purpose of the American Lifeguard course is to teach candidates the knowledge and skills needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon successful completion of the Lifeguard course, each participant will receive an American Lifeguard Certificate indicating Lifeguard, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid, which are all valid for two years. As with all certifications, the employer should ensure that each Lifeguard candidate has all the skills and knowledge necessary for the position they are being considered, and the employer needs make sure the candidate meets the requirements regarding physical and all other elements before starting employment.
Don’t wait another day! Get certified and join our tens of thousands of active lifeguard members! Training is simple, and you can get certified in as little as two days! Click ADD TO CART to register.