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BRONZE MEDALLION & EMERGENCY FIRST AID:
Must be 13 years of age OR have Bronze Star
Some classroom work and pool practice every day
Exam will take place December 14th.
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Must have Bronze Medallion & Emergency First Aid ( there is an option to combine Bronze Med, Cross and Emergency First Aid if fits prerequisites ) Will use the same book from Bronze Medallion so please remember to bring it.
RED CROSS ASSISTANT WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTORS (AWSI)
Course Description: The Assistant Water Safety Instructor Course (AWSI) is a prerequisite to the Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Course. The AWSI covers the foundation of instructional skills including teaching methods, learning styles, physical principles, progressions, communication, safety supervision and feedback. Upon successful completion of the AWSI, candidates are certified as Assistant Water Safety Instructors, which enables them to co-teach the Red Cross Swim programs under the supervision of a fully certified Water Safety Instructor. Once certified, Assistant Water Safety Instructors have two years to become Water Safety Instructors.
- Prerequisites: 15 years old and Red Cross Swim Kids 10 skills and strokes or MASTER SILVER or equivalent.
RED CROSS WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTORS (WSI)
Course Description: The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) further develops instructional ability by focusing on how to effectively plan and teach the Red Cross Swim continuum: Red Cross Swim Preschool, Red Cross Swim Kids and AquaAdults programs. The WSI course focuses on how to effectively apply the information learned in the AWSI course to the Red Cross Swim programs. Other topics include instructional emergency response skills and stroke development, drills, and corrective strategies. Upon successful completion of the Water Safety Instructor Course, candidates are certified as Water Safety Instructors. To remain valid, Water Safety Instructor status must be re-certified every two years. Please bring AWSI award & manual, bathing suit/towel, pen/paper & lunch.
- Prerequisites: 15 years old & Assistant Water Safety Instructor.