Skagit Valley College

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 Course Title:   Water Safety Instructor

 Title Abbreviation:   WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    208

 Credits:    2

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    2.5

 CIP:    310598

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

Course is designed to train the student to teach American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety courses.


Prerequisite: None.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 11

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Teach ARC Learn to Swim program.
  2. Teach ARC Water Safety Instructor Aide course.
  3. Teach ARC Community Water Safety course.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Instructor Candidate Training.
  2. Stroke analysis for Demonstration use.
  3. Review strokes and learn how to teach them.
  4. Community Safety Skills.
  5. Infant and Preschool program.
  6. Practice teaching with peer critiques.