2019-2020 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

WPE 109 Water Safety Instructor

(Contact Hours: 3) This is a course designed for the swimmer who wants to teach infants, children, or adults. The course is taught in three phases: (1) Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) which is required to teach any American Red Cross course; (2) review of swimming and water safety skills; (3) methods of teaching swimming and water safety skills, organizing classes, and evaluating skills. Course standards qualify successful students for certification as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Recommended prerequisite: WPE 260 or equivalent. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.