Citywide Services Directory
Lifeguard Training Program
Los Angeles City Pre Academy Training (LAC-PAT)
The LAC PAT must be completed prior to attending the LA City Lifeguard Academy. Students are familiarized with Basic C.P.R., First Aid, and Lifesaving techniques; conditioned for swimming and prepared for the Lifeguard interview.
The purpose of the American Red Cross Lifeguarding Instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach Lifeguard Training (including first aid), CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer, Preventing Disease Transmission, Community Water Safety, and Basic Water Rescue. The training prepares instructor candidates by developing their understanding of how to use course material, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress. Participants must possess current Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer cards. Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Instructor.
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