The purpose of the instructor course is to train instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross CPR/AED.

Criteria for Course Completion & Certification

Red Cross certification means that on a particular date an instructor verified that a participant demonstrated competency in all required skills taught in the course. Competency is defined as being able to demonstrate correct decision-making processes, to sequence care steps properly and to demonstrate proficiency in completing all required skills without any coaching or assistance.

To complete the course successfully, the participant must:

  • Attend the entire course.
  • Participate in all skill sessions and scenarios.
  • Demonstrate competency in all required skills and scenarios.
  • Complete all four practice-teaching assignments.
  • Pass the final written exams with a minimum grade of 80 percent.
20 Hours
Premier Aquatic Services LLC. 36 Argonaut Suite 130, Aliso Viejo, CA 92656

Course Prerequisites

Participants must possess a current American Red Cross CPR/AED and First Aid certification or an equivalent certification from another organization.



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There is a $25 cancellation/transfer fee for all Health and Safety Classes. For courses cancelled less than 48 hours before the course offering, there will be no refunds.