This course will train you to teach swimming and water safety to individuals of all ages. Prerequisites: Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) certificate issued in last 12 months or current Red Cross Health & Safety Instructor authorization. Swimming skills pre-test on the first day includes 25 yds of front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, sidestroke and 15 yds of butterfly. You must demonstrate proficiency in these strokes. You must also tread water for one minute and float on your back for one minute.