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HPS 146

Lifeguard Training (cross-listed with EHP 146)


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HPS 146 Lifeguard Training

(cross-listed with EHP 146)


This course will teach American Red Cross Lifeguard Training skills. Students must be 15 years old and a good swimmer. Students will become certified in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR. Completion with a passing grade will give the individual lifeguard certification, CPR certification and First Aid certification with the American Red Cross. Students must pass a pre-course swim test that will be conducted the first day of class in order to resume receiving certification.


  • Prerequisite: Pass pre-course swimming test that consist of a 300 yard swim and demonstrate proficiency in front crawl and breaststroke and also swim 16 yards, dive down and retrieve a 10lb. brick and swim back in 1:40.
  • Hours: 4
  • Credits: 2


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