National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification

Description

National Lifeguard Instructors (NLI) play an important role in providing high quality lifeguard training to the community. The NL Instructor Recert includes a mandatory skill review, program updates and professional development sessions based on current information and aquatic research.


Prerequisites

  • National Lifeguard Instructor (within 5 years of certification date)
  • 2021 Online NL Instructor Update completed

Recognition

  • National Lifeguard Instructor certification card.

Currency

  • 2 years from date of certification


National Lifeguard Instructor Recertification Courses Available

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National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner

Description

The National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner certification trains candidates to teach and evaluate the National Lifeguard Program. In addition to providing National Lifeguard programming for the public, National Lifeguard Instructors also act as mentors to new lifeguard staff and provide leadership in staff in-service training. 

 

Candidates are trained in and must demonstrate skills, knowledge and attitudes at Competency Level 3. National Lifeguard Instructors/Examiners can teach the National Lifeguard option(s) they hold. 


Prerequisites

  • National Lifeguard (any option; need not be current)
  • Lifesaving Instructor & Examiner (need not be current)

Upon passing the NL Instructor course, candidates must: 

  1. First complete the required teaching experience as a Lifesaving Instructor/Examiner (taught and evaluated at least two (2) Bronze Medallion or Bronze Cross courses and exams). It is recommended that candidates complete this teaching experience prior to the NL Instructor course.
  2. Then complete an apprenticeship on a 44-hour NL Pool or NL Waterfront course, plus an 8-hour Precert/Recert for an NL Pool or NL Waterfront with an approved NL Apprenticeship Supervisor.

Recognition

  • National Lifeguard Instructor certification card. Includes Examiner appointment. 

Currency

  • 2 years from date of certification

National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner Courses Available

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Facility City Region Date Price
Lifesaving Society - Island Various Locations Island
10-May-2024 to 13-May-2024
Start Date     Fri 10-May-2024     09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
End Date       Mon 13-May-2024     09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
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Lifesaving Society - Thompson-Okanagan Various Locations Thompson-Okanagan
07-Jun-2024 to 10-Jun-2024
Start Date     Fri 07-Jun-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
End Date       Mon 10-Jun-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
$375.00 Learn More
Lifesaving Society - Lower Mainland Various Locations Lower Mainland
06-Jul-2024 to 14-Jul-2024
Start Date     Sat 06-Jul-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
End Date       Sun 14-Jul-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
$375.00 Learn More
Lifesaving Society - Northern BC Various Locations North
19-Jul-2024 to 22-Jul-2024
Start Date     Fri 19-Jul-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
End Date       Mon 22-Jul-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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Lifesaving Society - Lower Mainland Various Locations Lower Mainland
11-Oct-2024 to 14-Oct-2024
Start Date     Fri 11-Oct-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
End Date       Mon 14-Oct-2024     09:00 AM to 05:00 PM
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