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Certification Classes

CPR & First Aid Classes | Aquatics Courses

Obtain your CPR and first aid, water safety instructor or lifeguarding at UVM! All courses are located on the UVM Athletic Campus and taught by a qualified American Heart Association (CPR, First Aid) and American Red Cross (WSI and Lifeguarding) instructors!


CPR & First Aid Courses

American Heart Association HeartSaver Course - Adult, Child, and Infant CPR and First Aid Certification

The American Heart Association Heartsaver class includes certification in adult, child and infant CPR, AED, and first aid.

Individuals who are required to obtain certification as a requirement of their employment should confirm with their supervisor that this course meets the requirement prior to registering for this class.

Certification cards will be mailed to the address you provide at registration within 2-3 weeks of the successful completion of a class.

Spring 2016 - AHA HeartSaver Courses
Class Date Saturday, February 6 9am-1pm Saturday, April 9 9am-1pm Saturday, April 30 9am-1pm
Registration Period January 4-February 3 January 4-April 5 January 4-April 26
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 217 (East side of building, 2nd floor) UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 118 (East side of building, 1st floor) Bostwick Room (adjacent to rink)
Registration
Cost $60 - UVM students
$65 - Faculty/Staff/Members
$75 - Community/Alumni
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Course - Adult, Child, and Infant CPR, Basic Life Support and Resuscitation Certification

This course is for individuals in the health care profession who are required to obtain certification for their job (e.g., LNAs, UVM Rescue, etc).

Certification cards will be mailed to the address you provide at registration within 2-3 weeks of the successful completion of a class.

2015-2016 - AHA Healthcare Provider Basic Life (BLS) Support Courses
Class Date Spring 2016
Saturday, March 19 9am-1pm
Registration Period January 4 - March 16
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 118 (East side of building, 1st floor)
Registration
Cost $70 - UVM students
$75 - Faculty/Staff/Members
$85 - Community/Alumni

Aquatics Courses

Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification Course (American Red Cross)

A multi-day water safety instructor training and certification course is offered each year during the spring semester. In this course, students will complete all classroom and pool requirements necessary to sit for the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Exam to be certified as a swim instructor. Students will gain knowledge and skills to assess a swim student’s skills, plan swim lesson sessions and classes in order to accomplish skills appropriate to the level of the course or an individual’s skills. Topics covered in this course include hydrodynamic principles, parent child swim levels, learn to swim levels, adult learn to swim levels, fitness training, teaching participants with disabilities, and diving.

Spring 2016 - ARC Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification Course
Class Dates & Times

Sunday, March 20 (9am-5pm), Saturday, April 2 (12-8pm), Saturday, April 9 (12-8pm), & Sunday, April 10 9am-12 (if needed)*

* This is a blended learning class. Participants will be required to complete approximately 11 hours of online work throughout the duration of the course.

Registration Period January 4 - March 14
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Forbush Natatorium & Patrick Gym Rm. 117 (East side of building, 1st floor)
Registration
Cost

$250 - UVM students
$260 - Faculty/Staff/Members
$275 - Community/Alumni

*Registration fee includes certification card and access to required online learning modules.

Special Information
  • Execution of the prerequisite swim skills session is required in order to be eligible to sit for certification, students need to display a level 4 skill set in 6 strokes & other fundamental swim skills. Screening will take place at the start of the training.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) participants in order for course to avoid cancellation.
Lifeguarding Re-Certification Course (American Red Cross)

A multi-day lifeguard recertification course is offered each year during the spring semester.

Spring 2016 - ARC Lifeguard Re-Certification Course
Class Dates & Times

Saturday, April 16 9am-5pm & Sunday, April 17 10am-5pm*

*This is a blended learning class. Participants will be required to complete approximately 7.5 hours of online work in advance of the course meeting dates.

Registration Period January 4 - April 4
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 117 (East side of building, 1st floor) & Forbush Natatorium
Registration
Cost

$175 - UVM students
$190 - Faculty/Staff/Members
$200 - Community/Alumni

*Registration fee includes certification card, rescue mask and hip pack.

Special Information
  • Participants must have a certification that did not expire prior to December 2015.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) participants in order for course to avoid cancellation.
PEAC Certification Courses

The following class is offered as PEAC 1-credit academic classes during the spring semester to UVM students only.

Spring 2016 PEAC 041 - Lifeguard Certification
Class Dates & Times Thursdays 10:05-11:45am
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 117 & Forbush Natatorium
Registration

Register in accordance with your academic registration schedule through myUVM

Cost

PEAC fee of $275 (fee charged to student account)

*PEAC fee includes instruction, certification card, rescue mask and hip pack.

Special Information Must have a minimum of six (6) participants in order for course to avoid cancellation.

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