Learn the skills necessary to give appropriate care, regardless of the type of emergency. This course explains the emergency medical services (EMS) system, and emphasizes the need for rapid medical assistance in an emergency, and provides instruction on CPR, use of an AED, caring for shock, and more.
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers
Ideal for police, fire, EMS, nurses and other health care professionals. This course teaches those with a duty to respond how to care for breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants.
Basic First AidFocuses on life-threatening and non-life-threatening injuries and illnesses such as seizures, stroke, wounds, musculoskeletal injuries, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, and much more.
Lifeguard TrainingDesigned for professional rescuers, babysitters, parents, and anyone interested in learning how to recognize & respond to aquatic emergencies. It is the required course to work in California as a lifeguard at a swimming pool or water play area. Through combination of classroom lessons, videos, and in-water skill sessions, participants will learn overall what it takes to prevent aquatic injuries & respond to emergencies.
The Red Cross Lifeguard Training Review Course reviews & maintains the knowledge and skills you learned during training.
Get certified to teach Red Cross Lifeguard Training, First Aid, CPR, and more. Instructor candidates must be 17 years old, able to test out of all Red Cross Lifeguard written and skills tests on the first day, and be comfortable presenting in front of a group using various instruction techniques. Teaching authorization is kept by teaching Red Cross Lifeguarding at least once every 2 years.
Wilderness First AidLove the outdoors? Want to learn some advanced first aid techniques? This outdoor, hands-on class will prepare you to respond to any emergency, especially when professional help is delayed.
CPR* | 3 Class Date Options: Sunday, 4.29, 7.22 or 10.21 | 1—4 pm
Basic First Aid* | 3 Class Date Options: Sunday, 4.29, 7.22 or 10.21 | 4—6 pm
CPR/AED for Professional Rescuers and Health Care Providers: Sunday, 3.18 | 4:30—8:30 pm
Lifeguard Training | Upcoming Sessions
Session 2: 4.14, 4.15, 4.21, 4.22
Session 3: 5.12, 5,13, 5.19, 5.20
Lifeguard Review | Upcoming Sessions
Session 2: 4.15, 4.21, 4.22
Session 3: 5.13, 5.19, 5.20
Lifeguard Instructor Training
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Wilderness First Aid | Dates announced soon
CPR* | AVAC® Members $50 per person, Guests $60 each
Basic First Aid* | AVAC® Members $50 per person, Guests $60 each
CPR/AED Professional | AVAC® Members $70 per person, Guests $80 each
Lifeguard Training | AVAC® Members $300 per person, Guests $320 each
Lifeguard Instructor | AVAC® Members $315 per person, Guests $350 each
Lifeguarding Review | AVAC® Members $205, Guests $225 each
Wilderness First Aid | $200 per person
*15% off CPR & First Aid on the same day (AVAC® Members $85; Guests $102)
Most courses are held at Almaden Valley Athletic Club®
5400 Camden Avenue, San Jose CA 95124
(Red Cross Wilderness Held at Vasona Park)
Jeff Griffith-Jones, AVAC® General Manager & Red Cross Instructor Trainer
New Family? Call us at 408.267.4032, visit Swim School Customer Service, or Click here.
On the "Browse Available Classes" page, select the button "AVAC Swim School® Account Access" and choose the "CPR" check box.
Returning Family? Click here
For additional information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full refund for cancellations made 2 days prior to class. $65 cancellation fee for Lifeguarding course and $10 cancellation fee for CPR/First Aid on cancellations made within 48 hours of course.