American Red Cross Health & Safety
Learn the skills necessary to give appropriate care, regardless of the type of emergency. This course explains the emergency medical services (EMS) system, and emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency, and provides instruction on CPR, use of an AED, caring for shock, and more.
Basic First Aid
Focuses on life-threatening and non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses such as seizures, stroke, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, and much more.
Get certified to teach Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR, and more. Instructor candidates must be 17 years old, able to test out of all Red Cross Lifeguard written and skills tests on the first day, and be comfortable presenting in front of a group using various instruction techniques. Teaching authorization is kept by teaching Red Cross Lifeguarding at least once every 2 years.
Designed for professional rescuers, babysitters, parents, & anyone interested in learning how to recognize & respond to aquatic emergencies. It is the required course to work in California as a lifeguard at a swimming pool or water play area. Through combination of classroom lessons, videos, and in-water skill sessions, participants will learn overall what it takes to prevent aquatic injuries & respond to emergencies.
CPR January 25, 1 - 4 pm | April 12, 1 - 4 pm | July 19, 1 - 4 pm | October 18, 1 - 4 pm
Basic First Aid January 25, 4 - 6 pm | April 12, 4 - 6 pm | July 19, 4 - 6 pm | October 18, 4 - 6 pm
Lifeguard Instructor March 6, 7, 8, 14, 15
Lifeguarding March 7, 8, 14, 15 | April 18, 19, 25, 26 | May 9, 10, 16, 17
Lifeguarding Refresher/Review March 8, 14, 15 | April 19, 25, 26 | May 10, 16, 17
Red Cross Wilderness August 1 - 2, 8 am - 5 pm each day
Most Courses Held at Almaden Valley Athletic Club (Red Cross Wilderness Held at Vasona Park)
Instructor Jeff Griffith-Jones, AVAC General Manager & Red Cross Instructor Trainer
CPR | Members $50, Non-Members $60
First Aid | Members $50, Non-Members $60
Lifeguarding Instructor | Members $315, Non-Members $350
Lifeguarding | Members $295, Non-Members $315
Lifeguarding Refresher/Review | Members $195, Non-Members $215
Red Cross Wilderness | Members $150, Non-Members $175
15% OFF WHEN YOU SIGN UP FOR CPR & FIRST AID ON THE SAME DAY
Full refund for cancellations made 2 days prior to class. $65 cancellation fee for Lifeguarding course and $10 cancellation fee for CPR/First Aid on cancellations made within 48 hours of course.