Certification Classes


Certification Classes offered at the YWCA:

  • CPR/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer: This is a required course for health care providers. Class includes adult, child, and infant CPR and AED. First aid is also included. CPR is offered the first evening and can be taken as a stand-alone course.
  • CPR/First Aid for the Lay Responder: Trains community citizens to act in emergencies and recognize and care for life-threatening respiratory or cardiac emergencies in adults, children, and infants. Teaches knowledge and skills to help sustain life and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until medical help arrives. Includes Adult, Child and infant CPR, First Aid, and optional AED (Automated External Defibrillator) Training.
  • Lifeguard Training: To participate, individuals must be at least 15 years old by the last day of class, a good swimmer, and in relatively good condition. All participants MUST attend all scheduled class times to receive certification. All sessions require some online coursework to be done between the time of the pre-test and the in class instruction. Fees are $200 per person. All classes take place at Livermore Indoor Pool located at 3101 35th St.

Lifeguard Certification Classes:

Session 1
Pre-Test: Saturday, March 31st at 8:30am
In Class Instruction:
Friday, April 6th from 5:30pm-8:30pm
Saturday, April 7th from 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, April 8th from 8:00am-4:00pm

Session 2
Pre-Test: Saturday, April 14th at 8:30am
In Class Instruction:
Friday, April 20th from 5:30-8:30pm
Saturday, April 21st from 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, April 22nd from 8:00am-4:00pm

Session 3
Pre-Test: Saturday, April 28th at 8:30am
In Class Instruction:
Friday, May 4th from 5:30-8:30pm
Saturday, May 5th from 8:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, May 6th from 8:00am-4:00pm