CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Course
This American Red Cross course covers adult CPR, infant CPR, child CPR, 2-rescuer CPR, Adult and Child AED, BVM and resuscitation masks. This course is offered as a FULL course or a Challenge:
-Full course is tailored for individuals who are taking the course for the first time. Course curriculum includes classroom work, practical skills, and final written exam. Reading materials and rescue equipment are included in the course. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an ARC CPR for professional rescuer certificate valid for two (2) years.
-Challenge is designed for individuals who wish to update their CPR certificate. It is implicit that anyone taking a challenge has a clear understanding and knowledge of the course materials. Challenge curriculum includes only testing of the practical skills and the final written exam; it does not offer classroom work, reading materials, or rescue equipment. Participants must provide their own resuscitation mask. Please review all materials prior to taking the challenge. Register Online
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Course
The ARC Lifeguarding course provides skills and knowledge necessary to perform water rescue, as well as provide First Aid and CPR. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive an ARC Lifeguarding and First Aid, and CPR / AED for professional rescuer certificates. Course curriculum includes classroom work, practical skills in water, practical skills on land, and two (2) final written exams. Reading materials and rescue equipment are included in the course.
To participate in the ARC Lifeguarding Course, students must be 15 years of age by the end of the course. Proof of age will be required on the first day of the course. Attendance in all classes is required for successful completion of the course; exceptions will not be made. $15 non-refundable deposit is required to register, and the balance is due after successful completion of the pretest.
Pretest: To successfully complete the pretest, participants must: Swim 300 yards continuously as follows – 100 yards front crawl; 100 yards breaststroke; 100 yards front crawl or breaststroke. Swimming goggles may be used during the 300 yard swim. Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs. Candidates should place their hands under their armpits. Swim 20 yards, submerge 7 – 10 ft., retrieve a ten-pound brick, and swim 20 yards carrying the brick in both hands. Participants must complete the entire swim in 1 minute 40 seconds; time stops when the participants and the brick exit the pool without using ladder or steps. Goggles may not be worn during this swim. Register Online
American Red Cross Lifeguarding Challenge Course
The ARC Lifeguarding Challenge Course is designed for individuals who wish to update their Lifeguarding and CPR/AED certifications. All students must show proof of being a certified lifeguard within the previous 4 years. It is implicit that anyone taking a lifeguarding challenge course has a clear understanding and knowledge of the course materials. Challenge curriculum includes only testing of the in-water practical skills, on-land practical skills and the two (2) final written exams; it does not offer classroom work, reading materials, or rescue equipment. Participants must provide their own resuscitation mask. Please review all materials prior to taking the challenge.
A $15 non-refundable deposit is required to register for the pretest; see below. The remaining balance is due after completing the pretest. Register Online
Water Safety Instructor Course
The purpose of the Water Safety Instructor Course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross learn to swim, and water safety courses. Upon completion, students will be able to teach Learn to Swim levels 1 – 6, the Parent Child aquatic program, and Basic Water Safety. Students will also have the tools necessary to give aquatic safety presentations. A $30 non-refundable deposit is required to register, and the balance is required upon successful completion of the pretest. Offered in Bridgewater
1 Show proof that Instructor Candidate will be at least 16 years old by the last day of the course.
2. Be able to swim front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, some butterfly, tread water, dive, and swim underwater.
3. Show successful completion of the ARC FIT course. (FIT course offered at no extra charge.)
Please Note: Students must attend all classes to complete the course. Register Online
SCUBA DIVING – Open Water Diver Certification (4 week class)
This Open Water Diver class is an entry level certification program that is your ticket to scuba diving. The program is sanctioned by PADI, the largest and most recognized certifying agency in the world, through a combination of academic work and in-water skills sessions. You will learn how to become a safe, confident, and capable scuba diver. You will also learn how much fun it is to experience the wonder and beauty of the underwater world. Instruction will be provided by Underwater Adventures Dive Center, 973-258-1300. Fee includes program materials.
OFFERED IN BRIDGEWATER
• Must be at least 10 years of age
• Be in overall good health
• Have basic swimming proficiency and be comfortable in the water
American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course (1 day class)
The purpose of the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training course is to provide
individuals, ages 11 to 15, with the information and skills necessary to provide safe
and responsible care for children in the absence of parents or adult guardians.
This training will help participants develop skills in leadership and professionalism;
basic care; safety and safe play; and first aid.
Offered in Bridgewater
Please Note: Students must attend entire class to complete the course. Register Online