Ocean City MD
Date(s) - 06/06/2020 - 06/07/2020
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
World Safety Inc. is offering a StarGuard Blended Lifeguarding Certification class.
Pre-Requisites: Must be at least 16 years old prior to the first day of the class • Swim 300 yards continuously using freestyle, breaststroke, modified freestyle, or modified breaststroke • Swim 50 yards with a rescue tube using either modified freestyle or modified breaststroke • Tread water for at least 2 minutes using only the legs. Hands must be out of the water • Retrieve a 10 pound object from the bottom of the deep end, surface, and then swim 20 yards on your back, while holding the object on your chest.
Purpose: The purpose of the StarGuard Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over. This class is offered both online and with instructor-led water skills sessions.
Certification Requirements: • Attend all class sessions, must score 80% or better on a written exam, pass a technical performance and simulation practical exam, pass each of the five Starguard® safety training and aquatic rescues which include; prevention, surveillance, managing a conscious victim, managing an unconscious victim, and professionalism and personal safety.
Certification Validity: • The certification is valid for one year. Included in the curriculum is CPR/AED and first aid training. Competency and performance must be assessed annually for renewals.
Length of Class: • This is a blended learning course utilizing an online, self-study section and the hands on, practical section. • Online self-study, about 8-10 hours • Hands on, practical section 12-18 hours
The payment for this course is non-refundable.
Bookings are closed for this event.