Course and Training Descriptions

Offering both American Red Cross and American Safety and Health Institute

ARC and ASHI Offerings

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification and Review

The primary purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding course is to provide entry-level lifeguard participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies and to provide professional-level care for breathing and cardiac emergencies, injuries, and sudden illnesses until emergency medical services (EMS) personnel take over.

Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support (BLS) course provides healthcare providers and public safety professionals the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adult, child, and infant patients.


The Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches students how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies to help victims of any age - adults(about 12 years and older) and pediatric (infants and children up to 12 years of age).

Babysitter Certification

Training is to provide youth who are planning to babysit with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants. This training will help participants to develop leadership skills; learn how to develop a babysitting business, keep themselves and others safe and help children behave; and learn about basic child care and basic first aid.

Pediatric CPR/AED/FA
PQAS Approved

Pediatric CPR, AED, and First Aid training program provides an ideal training solution for schools, child care providers, youth sports coaches, and others required to learn how to respond to medical emergencies involving children and infants.

Wilderness First Aid

Designed for scouts and scout leaders, outdoor enthusiasts and anyone who works or spends time in remote environments, this course teaches advanced skills to be used in emergencies when help from professional first responders may be far away.

Water Safety Training
for Day Cares

PA Child Care regulations require a water safety presentation for staff assigned to supervise children when they are using an aquatic resource. The resource may be a pool sitting on the lawn in the yard of the child-care facility, an above ground pool or in ground pool, a public pool such as a Y or community pool or a lake, river, or stream.

Back Yard Swim Lessons

This program brings a trained swim instructor to your pool to design a program that meets the need of the participants.

Instructor Level Courses

Lifeguard Instructor
Water Safety Instructor CPR/AED/FA Instructor

Pre-Season Training

An in-service program is a professional training or staff development effort, where professionals are trained and discuss their work with others in their peer group. This option is great for Day Cares and Health Care Professionals.

Waterfront Lifeguard

The Waterfront Lifeguard certification course incorporates both the Lifeguarding course with the Waterfront skills module. The purpose of the Waterfront skills module is to teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to emergencies in nonsurf, open-water areas found at public parks, resorts, summer camps and campgrounds.