Certifications

Certifications and Workshops

American Red Cross

Adult CPR/AED Certification
Adult CPR/First Aid Certification
CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification

First Aid Certification

Lifeguard Certification 

American Red Cross

American Red Cross certification courses are offered at the East Gym every semester.  Register for any course online (after logging in, navigate to Programs and then Wellness). Class sizes are limited.

All of our courses offered are in a blended learning format, where there will be online work that must be completed before the start of the class. After you register for a course, you will receive an email with more information on how to complete the online training. These online trainings take between 1-3 hours to complete. Completion of the blended learning online portion is tracked through the Red Cross Learning Center website.

Adult CPR/AED Certification

The Adult CPR/AED course incorporates the latest science and teaches you how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older.

Students who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate for Adult CPR/AED valid for two years.

Adult First Aid/CPR/AED Certification

The Adult First Aid/CPR/AED 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, back injuries, heat and cold emergencies and how to respond to breathing and cardiac emergencies for victims about 12 years and older.

Successful students will receive a certificate for Adult First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two years.

CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer Certification

This course is designed for the rescuer who has a duty to respond to emergencies or anyone with the desire for advanced CPR knowledge. This program combines discussions, video and hands-on training. Course content includes recognizing and responding to breathing and cardiac emergencies in adults, children and infants, two-rescuer CPR, ventilations, airway obstruction, and use of an AED.

Successful students will receive a certificate for CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer valid for two years.

First Aid Certification

The First Aid course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of first aid, breathing and cardiac emergencies involving adults, children and infants. Red Cross first aid certification courses are OSHA compliant. 

Successful students will receive a certificate for First Aid valid for two years.

 Lifeguard Certification  

  • Sept. 10 – 12, 2021
  • 6 – 10 p.m. Friday; 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 
  • $350 (includes manual and certificate) 
  • EG-Pool 
  • Register (Programs, then Wellness)

The Lifeguard Certification course is designed and taught by professionals to help others stay safe, in or around the water. Participants must pass a pre-course swim test of swimmming 300 yards continuously while demonstrating breath control and rhythmic breathing. 

Successful students will receive a certificate for Lifeguard Certification valid for two years. 

Group Fitness

Campus Recreation offers opportunities to get certified in different fitness formats and earn continuing education credit every semester. We have hosted Barre Above®, Les Mills BODYPUMP, R.I.P.P.E.D.® and  Yoga Foundations in previous semesters. 

Please contact Jenna Moore at jennamoore@binghamton.edu with any questions about hosting fitness workshops.