Standard First Aid and CPR C
This course provides comprehensive training covering all aspects of first aid and CPR Basic Rescuer (Level C). It is designed for those who require a more in-depth understanding of first aid including legal implications of first aid and treatment, spinal injuries, heat and cold injuries, burns and medical emergencies. Incorporates all of Emergency First Aid. This course is a pre-requisite for NLS. Ages: 12 years and up.
National Lifeguard Service (NLS) - 100% attendance required
This course is the key qualification in the Lifesaving Society's program. The course emphasizes teamwork, leadership and communication in the prevention of accidents and treatment of medical emergencies. Once a student earns the NLS certification in either the pool or waterfront he or she is legally recognized and employable in a lifeguarding position. Pre-requisites: Bronze Cross, Standard First Aid, CPR and 16 years of age.
RC/LS Instructor and LS Swim Instructor - 100% attendance required
Work with experienced instructor trainers from both the Canadian Red Cross and the Lifesaving Society. The teaching techniques which were first introduced in Assistant Water Safety Instructor course are refined and reinforced. Perfected performance of all stroke mechanics and safety skills are a key requirement. Pre-requisites: Bronze Cross, AWSI, 16 years of age and 12 hours teaching experience.
Examiners Standard Clinic
Must be an experience instructor and hold a current Lifesaving Instructor award. Pre-requisite: Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, 16 years of age.
Aquatic Supervisor Training
Prepares potential relief co-ordinators to direct and supervise support staff. Course includes leadership skills, important report writing and record keeping skills, monitoring and recording of all data relating to efficient facility supervision. Pre-requisites: Current NLS or current LSS Instructor and at least 100 hours of aquatic experience, 16 years of age.
Advanced Instructors is for those instructors who have taught for two years or more. These instructors will be able to take courses to teach advanced leadership classes such as NLS, Instructors, First Aid and more.
Pre-requisite: Current Lifesaving Instructor, 16 years of age.
Proof of original award (award card) must be shown to the examiner at the time of the re-certification. For NLS, a current CPR card is also necessary. Please ensure you have your cards. Failure to provide this verification will prevent testing.