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Continuing Education Workforce Certificate


In-person, Online


Catonsville, Essex, Online

Lifeguard Training provides progressive techniques and practices of advanced water safety, rescue, and resuscitation methods; emphasizes lifeguarding techniques and swimming pool operation. Provides the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses.

This program features courses that will provide the entry-level skills to become an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard. Current CPR, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and First Aid certifications.

Students entering this program should have a strong sense of self-discipline, assist and care for others, and critical thinking skills and crisis intervention.

Lifeguard jobs can be found in several recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, and sports facilities. Additional career information may be found in Career Coach:

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(approximate cost; subject to change)




Lifeguard Training


The textbook is included in the cost of the course.



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