Safety Training for Swim Coaches
The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Safety Training for Swim Coaches course is to teach those involved in competitive swimming, including coaches, officials, athletic trainers and aquatic exercise trainers, how to help maintain a safe and comfortable environment for swimmers, prevent accidents and emergencies, and respond to swimmers with illnesses or injuries in water or on land. This program is offered in a blended learning format.
Be at least 15 years old on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
Be comfortable in chest-deep water.
PARTICIPANTS MUST MEET ALL PREREQUISITES TO TAKE THE COURSE.
Blended Learning: Approx. 2.5 hours online; 3 hours in-person water skills
To successfully complete the Safety Training for Swim coaches course, candidate must:
Successfully complete the Safety Training for Swim Coaches Online Content Online Only portion
Attend and actively participate in the in-person skills session.
CERTIFICATE ISSUED/ VALIDITY PERIOD
Safety Training for Swim Coaches is valid for 2 years.
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