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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 (recommended for health care providers) prior to registering for this class.

Certification cards will be ready for pick up at the main Campus Recreation office (by Fitness Center entrance) within 2-3 weeks of the successful completion of a class.

FALL 2014 - AHA HeartSaver Courses
Class Date Saturday, October 11 9am-1pm Saturday, November 15 9am-1pm
Registration Period August 25-October 7 August 25-November 10
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 118 (East side of building, 1st floor) UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 217 (East side of building, 2nd floor)
Registration
Cost $60 - UVM students
$65 - Faculty/Staff/Members
$75 - Community/Alumni

 

Spring 2015 - AHA HeartSaver Courses
Class Date Saturday, February 21 9am-1pm Saturday, April 4 9am-1pm Saturday, April 18 9am-1pm
Registration Period January 12 - February 16 January 12 - March 30 January 12 - April 13
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 118 (East side of building, 1st floor)
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 Resusitation 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 ready for pick up at the main Campus Recreation office (by Fitness Center entrance) within 2-3 weeks of the successful completion of a class.

Spring 2015 - AHA Healthcare Provider Basic Life (BLS) Support Course
Class Date Saturday, March 21 9am-1pm
Registration Period January 12 - 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 2015 - ARC Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification Course
Class Dates & Times Saturday, March 22 2-6pm, Saturday, March 28 1-7pm, Sunday, March 29 2-8pm, Saturday, April 11 4-8pm & Sunday, April 12 2-6pm
Registration Period January 12 - March 11
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 be scheduled individually during the week of March 16th.
  • 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 2015 - ARC Lifeguard Re-Certification Course
Class Dates & Times Saturday, April 11 & Sunday, April 12 8am-4pm
Registration Period January 12 - April 3
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 2014.
  • Must have a minimum of six (6) participants in order for course to avoid cancellation.
PEAC Certification Courses

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

Spring 2015 PEAC 041 - Lifeguard Certification
Class Dates & Times Tuesdays, 10am-12pm
Location UVM PFG Athletic Complex - Patrick Gym Rm. 117 & Forbush Natatorium
Registration

Register in accordance with your academic registration schedule

Cost

PEAC fee of $275

*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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