Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

This is a three day Blended Learning course. running December 26th, 27th and 28th from 8:00am to 5:00pm. Located at the Adirondack Club in Franklin MA 02038.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE?
Instructor candidates may include, but are not limited to, lifeguards, head lifeguards, aquatic facility managers, camp counselors, swim team coaches, competitive swimmers, teachers and youth leaders. Instructor candidates may represent a broad range of backgrounds. They may differ in levels of education and experience. They may be taking an instructor training course to fulfill employment requirements, to complete requirements for a major area of study or certification, for professional growth or for personal satisfaction.

Water Safety Instructor (WSI). The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach swimming courses, community water safety and outreach presentations. The American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program helps develop ones understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants’ progress

PREREQUISITES
To participate in the Water Safety Instructor course, individuals must:

1. Be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled lesson of this course.

2. Demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills:

3. Swim the following strokes consistent with the American Red Cross Stroke Performance Charts, Level 4.

  • Front crawl—25 yards
  • Back crawl—25 yards
  • Breaststroke—25 yards
  • Elementary backstroke—25 yards
  • Sidestroke—25 yards
  • Butterfly—15 yards

4. Maintain position on back for 1 minute in deep water (floating or sculling).

5. Tread water for 1 minute.

We teach a blended learning course format with online education, classroom and in-water components. The Blended Learning Water Safety Instructor class offer more hands-on training while instructor candidates complete much of the content online before and throughout the course. American Red Cross requires online content to be completed up though round 6 by prior to the first day of class and all completed through round 9 on the second day of class.

On successful completion of an instructor course, instructor candidates will receive a course completion certificate indicating Water Safety Instructor course.

Date

Dec 26 - 28 2023
Expired!

Time

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cost

390.00

More Info

Registration

Location

Adirondack Club
Category

Organizer

Thomas Roudabush
Phone
508-816-2731
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://newenglandhealthandsafetytraining.com/
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We are still teaching CPR during COVID

We have reduced class sizes! We have modified the training to keep with the CDC guidelines!

Please call us with any questions at (508) 816-2731

— Masks are required upon entry. —-

COVID-19 GUIDELINES

The health and safety of our students and instructors is of utmost importance. We are following American Heart Association and Red Cross class safety guidelines, as well as guidance from the CDC, state and local health officials.

SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

We are taking extra safety precautions to ensure the safety of our students and instructors:

  • More Blended Learning class options to limit in-class sessions to one hour
  • Smaller class sizes to maintain safe distancing of at least 6 feet between students
  • Face masks are required to be worn upon entry of the class.
  • Temperature is taken upon entry of the class.
  • Strict sanitizing of all equipment and classroom surfaces
  • No shared equipment among students
  • No student-to-student skill practice

PLEASE RESCHEDULE IF YOU ARE SICK

For your safety, as well as the safety of other students and our instructors, please DO NOT attend class if you are not feeling well. We will be happy to reschedule you to another class at no additional fee.