American Red Cross

The Department of Campus Recreation offers a number of American Red Cross Certification courses such as Life Guard Training, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, Standard First Aid, and Instructor classes. All participants must be at least 16 years of age on the date the training course is held. We reserve the right to cancel any class that doesn't meet minimum enrollment requirement of at least 3 participants the day before the class begins. American Red Cross Certification courses will be held in the Wet Classroom located in the Student Recreation Center.

Course Descriptions

All courses are Blended Learning, requiring the study portion to be completed online before attending the class. Website links will be emailed prior to the class.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer - Full Course

This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies involving adults/children/infants and meets OSHA workplace requirements. This is an instructor-led course consisting of verbal and video lectures, hands-on practice, and a written final exam with scenario. Certification is valid for two years.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer - Recertification

This course will allow you to refresh  your memory, renew your skills and stay up to date on the latest techniques. Those who enroll in this course must already possess valid CPR/AED certification. This is an instructor-led recertification course consisting primarily of video lectures with instructor remediation and practice, followed by a written final exam with scenario. Recertification is valid for an additional two years.

First Aid/CPR/AED (Adult and Pediatric)

This course incorporates the latest science and teaches students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as burns, cuts, scrapes, sudden illnesses, head, neck, backinjuries, heat and cold emergencies and 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 yeras of age). Certification is valid for two years.

Lifeguard Certification

At the American Red Cross, our water safety and lifeguarding courses are designed and taught by industry-leading professionals who can help you not only help others stay safe in, on and around the water, but can help you learn the latest safety and rescue techniques, and deliver critical care, like CPR, first aid, and AED administration, when it's needed most. And although every class varies, each will cover a variety of important skills that can not only help you stay safe and help others enjoy the water safely, but can help you begin, or advance, your career.


Spring 2020 - American Red Cross Registration Form (PDF)


Chelsea Dolly
Assistant Director of Programs
(812) 237-8974


Student Recreation Center
601 N. 6th St.
Terre Haute, IN 47809
(812) 237-4097

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