Water Safety Instructor Course

$300.00

Included is the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors Manual 

The Water Safety Instructor Candidate Kit, Rev. 08/16 includes the two manuals required for potential candidates to participate in the Water Safety Instructor course.

Water Safety Instructor Course Dates: (3 day class)

February – Deerfield Beach Pool

  • Thursday, February 20,  5pm to 9pm,
  • Saturday February 22, 8am to 6pm
  • Sunday, February 23,  8am to 6pm

MARCH – David Posnack JCC Davie

  • Friday, March 13,  5pm to 9pm,
  • Saturday, March 14, 8am to 6pm
  • Sunday, March 15,  8am to 6pm

Class Transfer fees and Refund Policy

*****NOTE**** YOU CAN ONLY SELECT THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS ON THE CALENDAR. YOU WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY ENROLLED FOR ALL THREE DAYS BY SELECTING THE FIRST SAY OF CLASS.

Tentative Class Dates & Times * 

Students Full Name * 

This is the name that will be printed on the American Red Cross Certificate

Student Email * 

Your WSI Certificate will be sent to this email address.

WSI Course Terms * 

I understand that I must be over 16yrs of age. I agree to attend all three classes, perform well, complete the online curriculum and pass the final written test with a minimum score of 80% in order to receive the WSI Certificate.

Class Transfer Fee and Refund Policy * 

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Description

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR – WSI (also known as SWIM INSTRUCTOR)

  1. Course Description: This certification course will qualify you to work as a Swim Instructor safely teaching swimming to infants, children, and adults.
  2. This course is most commonly chosen by Water Safety Instructor (WSI) candidates who intend to work as a Swim Instructor at a:
    • Youth camp; Swim School; Parks and Recreation Center; or Private Lessons
  3. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certification is often the required, and always preferred, certification to work as a Swim Instructor teaching swimming to infants, children, adults, and groups.

Course Prerequisites: Prior to enrolling in this course, the certification candidate must be able to satisfy the following requirements

  • 16 Years of age or older
  • Ability to swim (25 yards) front crawl stroke (freestyle)
  • Ability to swim (25 yards) breast stroke
  • Ability to swim (25 yards) back stroke
  • Ability to swim (15 yards) butterfly stroke
  • Ability to tread water for two minutes
  • Ability to dive to a depth of three meters (10 feet)
  • Course Objectives:  At the end of this course, the certification candidate should be able to:
  • Safely and effectively teach children and adults how to avoid hazardous situations in and around the water—including how to avoid drowning;
  • Safely and effectively teach infants, children and adults how to survive in water too deep for him/her to stand up;
  • Safely and effectively teach children and adults the basics of the four major competitive swim strokes (crawl, breast, back, and butterfly);
  • Safely and effectively supervise groups of swim students in and around the water;
  • Effectively work with Lifeguards to ensure the safety of all swim students; and
  • Conduct instructional swim classes in a time efficient manner.

 

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