AMERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

AMERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

CURRENT CLASS OFFERINGS

To register for an American Red Cross Certification course, please click on the desired class date below to do so online. If the online registration is down, please register at the Front Desk or call 919.459.4045

Lifeguard Full Certification / Re-Certification Classes

July 23-25

Lifeguard Re-Certification Only Classes

CPR / AED / First Aid Certification Class – NEW!

Lifeguard Instructor Certification Class – NEW! 

Please review the class details and qualifications by clicking on the link below (also for registration)

June 21-23

Checking Your Current/Recently Completed Certifications

To look up your certification, go to http://www.redcross.org/take-a-class/digital-certificate and type in the email address you gave to you instructor in the box. If that does not work you can click Search By Name & Date, type in your first and last name and select the year you took class ( you can select the month but you do not have to ) ( even if the year is correct, physically select the correct year ) click FIND then select the certification you wish to see. To view or print it with the red VIEW & PRINT button by the bottom or click DOWNLOAD to download as a PDF.

Community CPR / CPR Pro Review:

American Red Cross CPR classes take just a few short hours, but the skills you’ll learn during the process can make all the difference to someone in need. Whether you’re a medical professional who needs re-certification, or you simply want to learn how to respond in the event of an emergency, our in-person, online, and best-in-class blended Simulation Learning courses make it easy to get CPR certified.

Please contact Certifications at certifications@triangleaquatics.org if you are interested in taking this class.

Community CPR / First Aid / AED Certification Classes:

Course Tuition: $70.00

Please contact certifications@triangleaquatics.org if you have any questions about taking this course

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants and meets OSHA/workplace requirements.

This is a blended learning course including an online portion and an instructor-led classroom skill session. The online portion must be completed prior to attending the instructor-led classroom skills session. Proof of completion of the online portion must be presented at the start of the instructor-led classroom skills session.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a digital certificate for Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

Classes are $70 for the general public, and $60 for Wake County Educators and Coaches (WCPSS Educators and Coaches will need to register over the phone or in person to receive the reduced rate. Please call 919-459-4045 or stop by). Participants must be 12 years old or older.

Please follow this link to complete your online portion which must be completed prior to the start of the class: http://redcrosslearning.com/course/301040f0-c611-11e6-981d-bb8e5751112f

Corporate Training Programs

The Triangle Aquatic Center is pleased to introduce our new Corporate ARC Certification Programs.  TAC’s ARC-Certified Instructors can host your employees for group classes or we can come to you.  CLICK HERE to view or download our brochure on the full range of ARC certifications available.  Contact certifications@triangleaquatics.org for information on pricing and scheduling a corporate certification class for your business

TAC offers the complete Pediatric/Infant First Aid/CPR/AED classes for ARC certification businesses that care and foster children including daycares, day-camps, etc. We can hold your classes here at TAC or we can come to you. CLICK HERE to view or download the brochure for these classes

Lifeguard Certification Course

Course Tuition – $315.00

Please contact Daniel Chase at certifications@triangleaquatics.org if you have any questions about taking this course.

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. Topics include: water rescue skills, surveillance & recognition, first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies, CPR, AED & more!

The Blended Learning version of the ARC LG Cert course combines the online learning and on-site sessions to build on the same knowledge and skills to train lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situation both in and out of the water. The online format allows participants to complete the interactive lessons on their own time, allowing the Instructor led sessions to reinforce learning and emphasize on skill building.

The online portion must be completed PRIOR to the start of the in-class portion. The online portion can take up to 9 or more hours and can be found by CLICKING HERE

In order to pass the course and become a certified Lifeguard each participant must complete and pass all of the course prerequisites, interactive online sessions, pass the written exams with an 80% or higher, and complete all of the necessary final skill testing scenarios.

Once passed each participant will receive certifications in Lifeguard Certification, First Aid, CPR & AED Training all valid for 2 years, along with a blood borne pathogen training certificate valid for 1 year!

Each Lifeguard Certification class is held over 3 days.

Prerequisites:

  • Must be 15 years or older on or before the last day of class
  • Must have a valid EMAIL address
  • Must complete the online content before the first class
  • Females must wear a 1 piece bathing suite.

Swim Tests:

  • Swim 300 yards continuously (no stopping/ touching the bottom of the pool)  demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. Candidates may swim using  freestyle, breaststroke or a combination of both, but swimming on the back or side is not allowed. Swim goggles are allowed.
  • Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under the armpits, or with their hands out of the water.
  • Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using freestyle or breaststroke. The face may be in or out of the water. Submerge to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a 10-pound object. Return to the surface and swim 20 yards to return to the starting point with both hands holding the object at the surface of the water. Exit the water without using a ladder or steps. Swim goggles are not allowed.

PLEASE NOTE: If you do not pass the above prerequisite components, you will not be able to continue in the class and you will NOT receive a refund

Click HERE to view our Certification Class Policies

Lifeguard Re-Certification Course

Course Tuition – $175.00

Please contact Daniel Chase at certifications@triangleaquatics.orgif you have any questions about taking this course.

If you are needing to get re-certified, you must have a current LG certification or have one that expires no more than 30 days past the expiration date in order to take this course. You are required to bring your current or expired LG cert to the first class to verify eligibility.

Each participant must complete the prerequisites on the first day of class in order to complete the re-certification. You can find the list of prerequisites listed above, under Lifeguard Certification.

The Blended Learning version of the ARC LG Cert course combines the online learning and on-site sessions to build on the same knowledge and skills to train lifeguards to act with speed and confidence in emergency situation both in and out of the water. The online format allows participants to complete the interactive lessons on their own time, allowing the Instructor led sessions to reinforce learning and emphasize on skill building.

The online portion must be completed PRIOR to the start of the in-class portion. The online portion can take up to 9 or more hours and can be found by CLICKING HERE

In order to pass the course and become a certified Lifeguard each participant must complete and pass all of the course prerequisites, interactive online sessions, pass the written exams with an 80% or higher, and complete all of the necessary final skill testing scenarios.

Once passed each participant will receive certifications in Lifeguarding/ First Aid, CPR & AED Training all valid for 2 years, along with a Blood borne pathogen training certificate valid for 1 year!

Each Lifeguard Re-Certification class is held over 3 days and is combined with the full Lifeguard Certification course, sometimes due to availability TAC does offer a 1 day re-certification class. Click the link above to see the classes we have to offer!

Lifeguard Instructor Certification Course

Course Tuition – $300.00

Please contact Daniel Chase at certifications@triangleaquatics.org if you have any questions about taking this course.

The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguarding, Lifeguarding Blended Learning, Shallow Water Lifeguarding, Water Park Skills, CPR/AED For the Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers, Administering Emergency Oxygen and Bloodborne Pathogens Training courses and/or modules

Course Prerequisites:

  • Be at least 17 years of age
  • Possess a current basic-level American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • Successfully complete the online session of the Lifeguarding Instructor Course, which consists of the following: Orientation to the American Red Cross, and Orientation to the Lifeguarding Instructor Course and Precourse Exam – The online portion must be completed PRIOR to the start of the in-class portion. The online portion can take up to 9 or more hours and can be found by CLICKING HERE.
  • Sucessfully complete the Pre-Course Session
  • Obtain the Lifeguarding Instructor’s Manual and Lifeguarding Manual after you have successfully completed the Precourse Session

Criteria for certification:

  • Successfully complete the online Introduction to the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor Course
  • Successfully complete the Pre-Course Skills Session
  • Attend and actively participate in all course sessions
  • Successfully complete class activities, including the four practice-teaching assignments
  • Demonstrate instructor-level skill competency in all skills and scenarios
  • Score a minimum of 80 percent on the instructor course final written exam

Course length: 22 hours

Click HERE to view our Certification Class Policies