This course trains instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer courses. Age Prerequisite: Students must be 17 years old by the last day of the class. Certification Prerequisite: Current American Red Cross Lifeguard certification. Skill Prerequisites: Successful completion of Lifeguarding swimming prerequisites, demonstration of competency with Lifeguarding skills, and demonstration of competency when responding to scenarios involving rescues and emergency care. Students must complete the online portion of the course (2-3 hours in length) before participating in the water skills sessions. Once registered information for accessing the online portion of the course will be emailed to the student, approximately seven days before the class begins. Please note there is a $35 fee paid directly to the American Red Cross for the online portion of the class. Attendance at all class sessions is mandatory, be prepared to be both in and out of the water each day.