Affiliation & Re-recognition Information


To use Southwestern College as your designated training center, you must sign the Independent Instructor Agreement and pay a bi-annual affiliation fee.

This says that you are an independent instructor and are responsible for your own classes, insurance and class curriculum. It further states you will follow the class guidelines set forth by the American Heart Association when conducting your classes.

This CTC will provide card processing, manikins, videos, defibrillators and other supplemental items to you for a nominal rental fee. It is your responsibility to return them in good condition, or you will be charged an additional service fee.

Questions or comments may be directed to the Crown Cove Aquatic Center office at (619)-575-6176

Our address is:                                                            

Crown Cove Aquatic Center

5000 Highway 75

Coronado, CA 92118 


An AHA instructor must demonstrate understanding of the most recent AHA guidelines by successfully completing an instructor renewal course. All of the following requirements must be completed:

  1. Satisfactory completion of all manikin performance evaluations in the presence of a course faculty member.
  2. Current status as a provider in the discipline in which the candidate wishes to continue to teach.
  3. Acceptable performance of lecture and skills presentation and scenarios (ACLS & PALS)
  4. Evidence of teaching the required two provider courses per year.
  5. Skills in manikin decontamination (BLS only)
  6. A grace period of 90 days will be observed in the event of illness; medical documentation should be requested.

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