To successfully pass and become an American Red Cross certified lifeguard a student must pass all skills tests and then score at least and 80% on the written final. You will become certified in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, as well as First Aid. A student may fail Lifeguard Training and still receive Physical Education credit if all the requirements for Physical Education Class have been met. Students wishing to take subsequent classes must obtain instructor approval prior to registering for the class. There is a $35.00 American Red Cross fee for the books and materials used in the class.