Workshop: Water Safety Training

Course ID - CTD0743

Short Title:  Water Safety

(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title can be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey) 

Audience:    Staff
Length of Workshop:     4 hours
Prerequisite  none

This is a four hour American Red Cross certification course for the staff at the Environmental Center.


As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of water safety through examining drowning statistics and data
  • List the required steps in safely preparing for water activities
  • Identify water Hazards in pools and spas, water parks, buckets and bathtubs, lakes, ponds, and rivers, oceans, camps and group trips.
  • Explain what steps need to be taken in an emergency situation and how to set up and Emergency Action Plan
  • Review steps on providing care until professional help arrives with basic First Aid and CPR



Reference #







Registration information
Course ID: - CTD0743
Course Title: Water Safety
Reference # - see table 

How to Register

Registration for CT&D workshops are through the Student Information and Registration system.  The process for registering for a CTD workshop will be the same as registering for a regular class at MDC.  

New - Easier registration for workshops

You can access the Registration System and register for a CTD workshop using the same user name and password that use to login to your computer.    Example:   Richard Johnson  would be rjohnson     (You will NOT need to create a separate student myMDC account to register for a CTD workshop

Make a note of the Reference Number for the workshop then go to Registration Instructions

Once you have registered for a class, you can print your schedule.    Please make every effort to attend once you've registered as seats are limited.     However, If you need to drop, you can also do this through the Web Registration screen.     CTD classes will appear on your transcript as non-credit classes.

If you need special assistance to participate in this workshop due to a disability, please call CT&D at 7-2366 so that appropriate arrangements can be made.  College Training and Development complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.