American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification with Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) WSI Certification Fact Sheet
WSI Class Prerequisites: Minimum age of 16 years old. Demonstrate proficiency in six strokes: front crawl (freestyle), back crawl (backstroke), elementary backstroke, sidestroke, breaststroke, and butterfly - 25 yards per stroke. Tread water for 1 minute.
WSI Certification Requirements: Attend all class sessions (Sat & Sun 8AM-8PM). Demonstrate competency in all required skills and activities. Correctly answer at least 80 percent of the questions in the final written exam.
WSI Certificates Issued: Upon successful course completion, Water Safety Instructor candidates will receive an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) certificate valid for 2 years, and a Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT).
Water Safety Instructor Certification Classes 2013
Each class number is a complete course, you only need to attend one weekend (Sat & Sun) to get certified.
WSI Class 9: December 14 & 15, 2013
Schedule: Sat & Sun 9:00AM-8:00PM ● Location: 4691 Meadowood Dr, Irvine, CA 92620 - Google Map
Fee: $225 ● How to sign up: Register Online
WSI Manuals & Forms
Links to all course manuals and forms will be emailed to you once you register online for the class.
WSI Program Policies
VISITORS - Only registered participants are allowed on the pool deck or in the class rooms during training. All visitors including parents must wait in the parking lot.
REFUNDS - No refunds will be issued once course fees have been submitted. In the event that a participant is unable to pass the prerequisites or final exams the participant may transfer to a class at a later date (if available) for a transfer fee of $35. If a participant is absent from any scheduled class days or times, the participant will not be offered a transfer or refund of any kind.
TRANSFERS - The class transfer fee is $35 and registered participants are required to notify Safe Swim at least 48 hours prior to the first class date that you are currently registered for in order to be eligible to transfer.
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