Certification Courses - American Red Cross

Take a water safety class and earn certification from the American Red Cross (ARC)!

All ARC courses taught are blended learning courses (combination of classroom, pool, and online teaching). Participants must successfully complete a prerequisite skills test, written tests, nine online lessons, and a skills test. Age requirements are 15 years old for lifeguard courses and 17 years old for instructor courses on or before the last day of class. Certifications are valid for two years. Courses include Lifeguard/CPR/AED/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider.

Lifeguard Training Course

  • Dates: March, April, and May 2020 (3 separate course offerings)
  • Times: Sessions vary. Check Rec Portal
  • Place: Campus Recreation Indoor Pool
  • Cost: Varies for MTSU students, MTSU employees, and guests. Check Rec Portal upon registration.

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Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Course

  • Dates: March, May 2020
  • Times: Sessions vary. Check Rec Portal.
  • Place: Campus Recreation Indoor Pool
  • Cost: Varies for MTSU students, MTSU employees, and guests. Check Rec Portal upon registration.

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Lifeguard Instructor Training Course

  • Dates: TBD
  • Times: Sessions vary. Check Rec Portal.
  • Place: Campus Recreation Indoor Pool
  • Cost: Varies for MTSU students, MTSU employees, and guests. Check Rec Portal upon registration.

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Questions?

Contact Aquatics Coordinator Pam Footit at 615.898.2255 or pfootit@mtsu.edu

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