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KINS 2.02: Lifeguard Training

Course Description

This course provides students the opportunity to acquire skills necessary to save patrons in and around aquatic facilities and in general emergency situations. Successful completion of this course qualifies one for the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, First Aid, CPR, and AED. Red Cross Lifeguard Certification is valid for two years from the date of successful completion.

Units: 1

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 8 – 9
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 24 – 27

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None
  • Additional Requisite Information:
    Advisory: Intermediate swimming proficiency, a minimum of swimming 500 yards continuously, is recommended.

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • WVC GE: G. Kinesiology Activity
  • CSU GE: Area E - Lifelong Learning and Self Development
Last Updated 7/19/23