Classwork hours for this course consists of approximately 25 hours of the following material: review of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual, demonstrative CPR/AED/First Aid training, and hands-on skills checks.
Fieldwork includes approximately 5 hours of in-field skills checks consisting of the following: required swim assignments, emergency scenario rescues, spinal immobilization training.
American Red Cross (ARC) provides the materials and standards for this course. Upon successfully completion of ARC requirements, students will receive a digital certification for Lifeguard/First Aid/CPR/AED and Waterfront Skills.
Marine First Responders (MFR) is a licensed service provider for the American Red Cross (ARC). Instructors for this course are qualified and experienced in the public safety field. Students will gain valuable first-hand knowledge and training in a personalized setting. This course is highly recommended for individuals with no prior lifeguarding education.