Water Safety Instructor Certification Course

This course will train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue course, six levels of the Learn to Swim program and parent and Child Aquatics.

Prerequisites
- Participants must be at least 16 years of age by the last scheduled session of the course. 
- Successfully complete the pre-course session (ability to perform all skills associated with course)

Certification Requirements
- Complete all reading assignments
- Attend all class sessions
- Participate in all activities
- Successfully complete all practice-teaching assignments
- Pass the final written exam with a minimum grade of 80%
- Demonstrate maturity and responsibility throughout the course.

Certificate Issued & Validity Period
Authorization is for 2 calendar years.

All authorizations expire December 31. Initial authorization may be less or depending on when training is completed.

Cost and Participant Materials
- $300 for Rec Members
- $350 for Non-Members
- Course includes WSI instructor book and manual along with certification cards.
- Parts of course will be completed online and via skype.


Dates and Times: Summer 2014

Dates and times coming soon!

 



Rec Sports
recsport@nmu.edu
Call 227-2519 or visit PEIF 126 to register.
An electronic copy of our registration form can be downloaded here.