Lifeguard Training in Westfield
To get certified as a lifeguard one must first complete the American Red Cross Lifeguarding classes in Westfield. Our training is available as a traditional, in-person course totaling 25 hours and 20 minutes while our blended learning course totals 19.5 hours in person and 7.5 hours online. In order to become certified you must be 15 years of age and have passed the pre-course swimming skills test.
The American Red Cross lifeguard testing not only examines your comprehension of the written lifeguarding requirements but also evaluates your knowledge of valuable and crucial hands-on skills as well as proper procedure and lifeguarding protocol.
There are three courses featured during Lifeguard training in Westfield: Lifeguarding, Shallow Water Lifeguarding (water up to 5 feet deep) and Aquatic Attraction Lifeguarding (water up to 3 feet deep). A two year certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED is issued upon successful completion of our training and coursework.
Accessing your digital lifeguarding certification online has never been easier. The American Red Cross lets you access your lifeguarding certification through your Red Cross account and easily print or share online. Your employers can also access your certification with ease
The American Red Cross lifeguarding review classes are designed to help you update your skills while renewing your certification for another two years. For those whose certification is still valid (or within 30 days of expiring), our renewal courses allow you to continue to work without a lapse in verification.
The Lifeguard Manual was created to assist you in your Westfield Lifeguard training while also answering all of your questions, from basic water safety to how to best respond in an emergency situation. From emergency action plans to water rescue skills and first aid procedures, the American Red Cross lifeguard manual offers valuable information to assist you while you are getting trained and certified to become a lifeguard. The Red Cross Lifeguarding Manual is available in both a digital format as well as a traditional printed version.
Those wish to recertify may register for the Red Cross Westfield Lifeguard training and review course. Those who prefer blended learning courses, which combine both in-person and online learning options, may also register for a Red Cross Blended Learning Lifeguarding Review course.
Learn the importance of quick response times in the event of a water emergency as well as valuable safety tips designed to prevent accidents around water with lifeguard training from the Red Cross. Whether on land, in the air or around water, the American Red Cross has been the leader in emergency training and preparation for over a century.