Superior Training for Professional Lifesavers
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Terms & Conditions for participation in a Lifeguarding Instructor Course
offered by Guards Get Trained, LLC.
All participants and/or the guardian of participants under age 18 must sign a waiver of liability in order to participate in any training or activities conducted by Guards Get Trained, LLC. Minor Liability Waiver Adult Liability Waiver COVID Waiver
Participants must be able to perform all basic level lifeguarding skills to the standard during the pre-course skills evaluation held on the first night of the course. Individuals that do not meet the course pre-requisites or are unable to perform Lifeguarding Course skills to the standard will not be able to continue in the course and will forfeit the $125 non-refundable deposit. Once participants complete the pre-course skills evaluation the balance of the course fee is due and becomes non-refundable. Participants that are unable to successfully complete the Instructor Course will not be granted a refund or credit. In extenuating circumstances, requests for refund/credit (partial or whole) or transfer to another class will be considered on a case by case basis but are not guaranteed.
To become certified as a Lifeguarding instructor, instructor candidates must:
Participants should take the time to train and prepare themselves in advance of the Lifeguarding Instructor Course. Participants are expected to be able to know and be able to perform all lifeguarding and CPR skills to the standard without coaching, prompting, or assistance from the Instructor Trainer or other participants.
What to Bring:
100% class attendance is required. All participants must arrive by the scheduled start of the class and remain until the class is dismissed. Participants that do not maintain 100% attendance will not be able to successfully complete the course and receive certification. Refunds, transfers, and make-ups will not be given for participants that fail to maintain 100% attendance.
Participants should be prepared to participate in both classroom and in-water activities throughout each class session. Participants should wear comfortable clothes for classroom activities, CPR and first aid skills. You may want to bring a sweatshirt if the classroom area is cold. Participants should wear a secure fitting swimsuit and have at least one towel (2-3 towels may be desired). Individuals with long hair should tie their hair back during all skill sessions.
Identification verification is required for this course. Please bring a valid government issued photo identification.