Congratulations on taking the first step to becoming a lifeguard! We hope to simplify the process for you, so you can lifeguard as quickly as possible. You will find everything you need from training requirements, training courses in your area, steps for hiring, potential jobs in your area, how much $$$ you can expect to make, interview tips, and much more. You are entering a field that is in constant demand year after year, so your chance of getting a job as a lifeguard is always promising.
There are multiple types of Lifeguard Training Courses, each certifying one as able to guard a specific type of water/swimming area. Follow the links below to learn more about the lifeguard certification that you need:
- Beach Lifeguarding
- Lifeguard Management
- Aquatic Instructor Training
The most recognized training course is administered by the Red Cross, so this is the type of training you need to get. There are many local places that teach American Red Cross Certified Courses. Visit the links above to learn more about the type of lifeguard certification you need and find certified courses in your area.