This course trains instructor candidates to teach all American Red Cross swimming & water safety courses except Lifeguarding. This is a blended learning course and is approximately 7 hours of online training and 24 hours of in person training. You must be 16 years old by the LAST day of class. Lifeguarding is NOT a prerequisite. All classes are mandatory - no exceptions. Cost covers your books and the American Red Cross fee. Please bring extra towels, a bathing suit, writing utensils, highlighter and paper to each class. Upon successful completion of the course you will have an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification, valid for 2 years. If you have any questions please call the aquatics office at 440-717-4020. Class Limit 6. You must pre-register for this class one week in advance.