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COURSE DESCRIPTIONS & SPRING 2014 SCHEDULE
The Aquatics Department offers students, faculty and staff, and the community the opportunity to enroll in certification classes. The classes are held at the aquatic facilities across campus. All classes are taught by certified American Red Cross instructors. Classes include Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Lifeguard Instructor Training, and Water Safety Instruction. For registration information, please call 850-644-4531.

REGISTRATION
Register Now! Download and print out our registration form and mail it to us (FSU Campus Recreation / Aquatics, 210 Leach Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306) or stop by FSU Aquatics Director's Office located on the Pool Deck at the Leach Center weekdays between 5 pm and 9 pm. Sorry, no phone registration is available. Make checks / money orders payable to FSU.

Lifeguard Training

The American Red Cross lifeguard training program provides 30 hours of professional lifeguard training with CPR/AED and first aid skills. Prerequisites include being 15 years old, swimming 300 yards continuously, recovering a 10-pound brick from a depth of 12 feet and swimming 20 yards with the brick using both hands and keeping your face above water (this skill must be completed in 100 seconds).

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
March Lifeguard Course Thursday, 3/27/14 5PM -10PM
  Friday, 3/28/14 5PM -10PM
  Saturday, 3/29/14

9AM - 6PM

April Lifeguard Course Thursday, 4/10/14 5PM -10PM
  Friday, 4/11/14 5PM -10PM
*Change from Sat 4/12 to Sun 4/13 due to FSU Spring Game *SUNDAY, 4/13/14

9AM - 6PM


FSU Students: $125/session, Non-Students: $150/session. Failure to pass the prerequisite skills will result in a partial refund of $75.

Adult CPR / First Aid / AED for the Lay Responder
The purpose of this 5-hour course is to give individuals the knowledge and skills necessary to recognize and provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses, including the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for adult victims of sudden cardiac arrest, until EMS arrive. Must pass a written exam (35 questions) with a 80% or better and pass the skills evaluation.

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
Lay Responder Offered upon request to groups of 10+  

 

FSU Students: $25/session, Non-Students: $45/session.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and First Aid Combination
This 5.5-hour course will certify individuals who are in positions (professional and personal) that may require them to give care in emergency situations (i.e. lifeguards, camp counselors, etc.). This course provides expanded modules of the information covered in the Lay Responder course, and also covers standard First Aid.

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
CPRo / First Aid Combo Monday, 3/24/14 5PM-10PM
CPRo / First AId Combo Tuesday, 4/8/14 5PM-10PM

FSU Students: $60/session, Non-Students: $75/session

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
This 4.5-hour course will certify individuals who are in positions (professional and personal) that may require them to give care in emergency situations (i.e. lifeguards, camp counselors, etc.). This course provides expanded modules of the information covered in the Lay Responder course.

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
CPR Professional I Thursday, 3/27/14

5:30 - 10PM

CPR Professional II Thursday, 4/10/14 5:30 - 10PM

FSU Students: $50/session, Non-Students: $65/session


Review Courses
These review courses are designed for individuals who are currently certified in LGT or CPR and need to renew their expiring cetification. Course will also renew CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer. Prequisites include proof of current LGT or CPR certifiction.

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer Review Tuesday, 4/22/14 6PM-8PM
CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer Review
Wednesday, 4/23/14 6PM-8PM
LGT Review Friday, 4/25/14 1PM-4PM
CPR/AED for Pro Rescuer Review Friday, 4/25/14 4PM-6PM

FSU Students: $30/session, Non-students: $45/session
Requested Individual Reviews (not on above schedule): $50.00 for everyone


Water Safety Instructor Training

This 30-hour instructor course is designed to train individuals to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses. Prerequisites include a minimum age of 17 and successful completion of pretests.

Course Title Course Dates Course Times
Summer 2014 WSI  May 29-June 1

3PM*-8PM (Th, Fri)

9AM-6PM (Sat, Sun)

*Academic Schedule will be considered


FSU Students: $175.00, Non-Students: $250.00

Call the FSU Aquatics Staff at 850.644.4531 or email us for more information.