WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR | Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs, San Diego, Ventura
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) – 2 DAY COURSE

Water Safety Instructor course will train and certify participants to be a swimming and water safety instructor, valid for 2 years. Participants must be at least 16 years old to participate in the Water Safety Instructor certification course.

 

Water Safety Instructor is a blended learning format course, with both online and classroom components. American Red Cross requires all Water Safety Instructor candidates to complete the American Red Cross WSI Online Course prior to the first class date. The American Red Cross online course fee is an additional $35.00 and payable to the American Red Cross. Water Safety Instructor classes are taught in the following Southern California cities: Simi Valley, El Segundo, La Mirada, Los Alamitos, Huntington Beach, Palm Springs, San Marcos, San Diego.

Frequently Asked Questions

 

WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (WSI) REGISTRATION STEPS

STEP 1  Click CLASS DATES below

STEP 2  Click ADD TO CART then VIEW CART

STEP 3  Complete participant information and billing process

STEP 4 – Download Manual and Training Forms – download or print

STEP 5  Complete American Red Cross 8 Hour Online Course – prior to the first class date

 

 

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WSI | CLASS DATES, LOCATIONS, FEE

GROUP DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE – WE WILL COME TO YOU!

SAVE $50.00 – Sign up for two courses at the same time OR two participants for the same course!

Valid for Lifeguard Training, Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor Only.

 

Locations – Simi Valley, El Segundo, La Mirada, Los Alamitos, Huntington Beach, Palm Springs, San Marcos, San Diego

 

Class Spots Date Time Location Cost Pay Now!
Water Safety Instructor 0 Sat, Jun 3, 2017 -
Sun, Jun 4, 2017
8:00 am -
7:45 pm
Cathedral Catholic High School
5555 Del Mar Heights Rd, San Diego
295.00
Water Safety Instructor 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017 -
Fri, Jun 16, 2017
8:00 am -
7:45 pm
Cathedral Catholic High School
5555 Del Mar Heights Rd, San Diego
295.00
Water Safety Instructor 3 Sat, Jul 22, 2017 -
Sun, Jul 23, 2017
8:00 am -
7:45 pm
Cathedral Catholic High School
5555 Del Mar Heights Rd, San Diego
295.00 Add to Cart
Water Safety Instructor 6 Sat, Sep 23, 2017 -
Sun, Sep 24, 2017
8:00 am -
7:45 pm
Splash! La Mirada
13806 La Mirada Blvd., La Mirada
295.00 Add to Cart

WSI | PREREQUISITES

PREREQUISITES

American Red Cross requires participants to successfully complete the following prerequisites, in order to receive certification. Refunds will not be issued to participants who do not successfully complete any and all of the course prerequisites and course completion requirements, according to the American Red Cross Standards. Please make sure you are capable of completing the following course prerequisites and course completion requirements before you attend class. Thank You!

  1. Participants must be at least 16 years old on the last class date
  2. Participants must complete the American Red Cross 8 Hour Online Course prior to the first class date
  3. Participants must be able to swim proficient in 6 strokes – swim 25 yards front crawl (freestyle), back crawl (backstroke), breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke, 15 yards butterfly. There is no time limit
  4. Participants must float on their back for 1 minute in deep water
  5. Participants must tread water for 1 minute
  6. The American Red Cross also requires the following for successful course completion: participants must attend all scheduled dates and times, demonstrate proficient skills and pass a writing exam with a score of at least 80 percent.

WSI | WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS

WHAT TO BRING TO CLASS

  1. Proof of Age
  2. Proof of Online Course Completion
  3. Download Course Manuals and Print Training Forms
  4. Bathing Suit – one piece swim suits for females; Rash Guard – optional
  5. Towel; Sun Block; Paper; Writing Utensil; Lunch or Lunch Money

*Please allow 15 extra minutes for parking and facility check-in

WSI | REFUND & CLASS TRANSFER POLICY

REFUND POLICY

There are no refunds once the course fee has been received. Includes: participants who do not successfully complete the course or course prerequisites, do not attend all scheduled class dates and times, do not pass course land and water skills with proficiency (according to American Red Cross requirements) or do not pass the written exam with a score of at least 80 percent.

 

CLASS TRANSFER | Class Transfer Fee is $45.00

Participants must notify Streamline Health Services of a class transfer, at least 72 hours prior to the first class date you are registered to attend. Once your class transfer has been approved by Streamline Health Services, please complete the Class Transfer form and submit a new Waiver Release. Participants may transfer one time, once course fees have been received. The Class Transfer Fee is $45.00. Streamline Health Services must receive the transfer fee, in order to complete the class transfer and hold a spot in the class you are transferring into. Please choose a class date and location you will be able to attend.

 

Streamline Health Services reserves the right to cancel any class, due to low enrollment numbers. If a class is cancelled, paid participants will be notified 48 hours prior to the first class date, by telephone.

WSI | 8 CLASS LOCATIONS

WSI | PRINT CERTIFICATION

  1. Profile Login: https://classes.redcross.org
  2. Login with the username and password you created during the online course
  3. Click “My Learning; My Transcripts; Print Certification

*If you cannot remember your username/password, contact American Red Cross Training at 1-800-RED CROSS

WSI | CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU)

The American Red Cross offers continuing education units (CEU) to maintain a license and/or certification. The American Red Cross is an approved authorized provider for the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). CEUs are offered as an add-on to training courses completed through the American Red Cross. Visit www.redcross.org/take-a-class/certificates-ceus to learn how to obtain CEUs.


    ADDITIONAL RED CROSS WATER SAFETY COURSES
    LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION – 2 DAY COURSE

    Lifeguard Certification course will train and certify participants to be a lifeguard for swimming pool programs. Participants must be at least 15 years old to participate in the Lifeguard Training certification course. Lifeguard Training includes the following certifications: Lifeguarding, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years. Lifeguard Training is a blended learning format course, with both online and classroom components. The American Red Cross requires all Lifeguard candidates to complete the American Red Cross 8 Hour Online Course prior to the first class date. The American Red Cross online course fee is an additional $35.00 and payable to the American Red Cross.

    LIFEGUARD CLASS DATES

     

    LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION – 2 DAY COURSE

    Lifeguard Recertification course is a refresher class for participants who have current American Red Cross certifications in the following: Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer, valid for 2 years.

    LIFEGUARD RECERTIFICATION CLASS DATES


    LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR (LGI) – 2 DAY COURSE

    Lifeguard Instructor certification course will train and certify participants as an instructor in the following certifications: Lifeguard Training, Shallow Water Lifeguard, Waterpark Lifeguard, First Aid, CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer and Oxygen, valid for 2 years. Participants must be at least 17 years old to participate in the Lifeguard Instructor certification course. Lifeguard Instructor is a blended learning format course, with both online and classroom components. The American Red Cross requires all Lifeguard Instructor candidates to complete the American Red 2 Hour Cross Online Course prior to the first class date. The American Red Cross online course fee is an additional $35.00 and payable to the American Red Cross.

    LIFEGUARD INSTRUCTOR CLASS DATES