Lifeguard Training – StarGuard Certification SG-101 READ MORE
Course Code: SG-101
Content Area: Health, Safety & Nutrition
Clock Hours: 10.0
Online & In-Person Course
StarGuard Lifeguard certification and includes emergency care skills necessary to protect life or prevent further injury until EMS arrives. The performance objectives of the American Safety & Health Institute CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens and (optionally) Emergency Oxygen and Automated External Defibrillation (AED) are built into the course. Price includes StarGuard book set, in-class training and, if all skills and tests receive a passing grade, a StarGuard Certification. StarGuard® certification is valid for one (1) year.
All candidates must pass a prerequisite skill test to continue in the training class. This skill test consists of: swimming 100 yards using any type of stroke except the backstroke; treading water for 1-minute using only your legs; and retrieving a 10lb. object from eight (12) feet of water.
Candidates must be 15 years of age or older and attend all sessions.
Candidates must score 80% or better on a written exam, pass a technical performance and simulation
Candidates must pass each of the five Starguard® safety training and aquatic rescues which include
prevention, surveillance, managing a conscious victim, managing an unconscious victim, and professionalism and personal safety.
Experiential approach to learning – Competency is developed through a holistic learning experience in which practical skills are integrated throughout the program. For example, Basic Life Support skills including CPR/AED and first aid are integrated into the course. Training is scenario based.
StarGuard protocols are developed using the latest scientific evidence, by world-renowned EMS physicians who serve as SAI Medical Directors. The focus on high-quality skill development and high-performance team response to an emergency. This approach is especially important for infrequent responders such as lifeguards, who must be properly prepared to respond—emotionally and technically.
The StarGuard Blended Training Option – The online course covers all the key points of essential knowledge; when paired with a scenario-based, hands-on training session, it creates a competent and confident lifeguard. The efficient use of facility space and instructor time helps reduce training time. Convenience for the student is also a benefit, since the online portion of the course can be taken at any time. No longer does everyone have to be in the same place at the same time to receive a consistent level of effective instruction.
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