Lifeguard/ Qualified Pool Attendant Testing and Certification Now Available Online

July 1, 2020

Individuals seeking to become a lifeguard or pool attendant in Jefferson County can now be tested and certified online. 

“Online lifeguard and pool attendant certification offer convenience and, due to COVID19, reduces the risk associated with large, in-person testing,” said Connie Mendel, assistant director. “We are excited to partner with to offer our Lifeguard I, II and Qualified Pool Attendant exams online.”

The approved Statecert Exam satisfies requirements of both Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness and Board of Health regulatory requirements.

 The cost of the online testing is $40.00. Certifications can be downloaded and saved immediately upon successful completion of the course. The test is comprised of 45 multiple choice questions. Test questions come from the Louisville Metro Lifeguard and Qualified Attendant manual as well as the basic lifeguard training course.

For online testing, please visit:

If individuals are unable to complete online testing and certification, in-person testing is still available but at a reduced capacity to ensure public health and safety during COVID19. To schedule an appointment to take the test please call (502) 574-6650.

For more information on Lifeguarding and Qualified Pool Attendants, please visit our website.