Ursus Lifesavers & Aquatics

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About Ursus Lifesavers & Aquatics

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We teach American Heart Association and American Safety and Health Institute CPR and first aid courses. We follow the most updated guidelines and can come to your location.

We are based out of Gettysburg, PA, but have instructors in Silver Spring, MD, Arlington, VA, and Harpers Ferry, WV. We can cover MD, DC, VA and PA.

We also teach lifeguarding and pool operators' courses using the most updated skills. We are based out of Gaithersburg, MD, for the lifeguard and pool operator instruction.

Please check our website for a full list of open classes, or contact us to schedule a course at your location.


445 Custer Dr.
Gettysburg, PA 17325

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Q. Describe the most common types of jobs you do for your clients.

A. Our most common types of jobs are daycare centers and schools. We do many types of companies corporations, boy scouts, girl scouts, churches, construction companies, dentists, doctors etc...

Q. If you were a customer, what do you wish you knew about your trade? Any inside secrets to share?

A. Are you recogonized in my area? Make sure that the company you hire offers certifications that are valid in your area. Our certifications are accepted in Maryland, DC and Virginia. For those in another state we offer American Heart Association or American Safety and Health certifications, which are recogonized nationwide. Our compnay is a Training Center for American Safety and Health.

Q. What important information should buyers have thought through before seeking you out?

A. Make sure that you have at least 3 dates and times in mind to do your training on. We are very flexible and usually can give you the first pick, but during the busy seasons ie: lifeguarding and back to school sometimes we need you to be flexible about the date. Make sure that you at least have a date though, because if you call and ask me what is available I am going to give you more dates than you can remember.

Q. Do you do any sort of continuing education to stay up on the latest developments in your field?

A. We make all of our instructors go through updates every 2 years. We follow American Heart Association guidelines, so we send all of our instructors to the updates that they run every 2 years. We also attend the AHA conferences regularly so that we can keep updated on what is going on in the healthcare field.

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